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Better Brainpower Through Your Diet

Did you know that diet can play a vital role in supporting brain health? Learn about some common brain-boosting foods and beverages that you may already have in your fridge or pantry!

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Better Choices, Better Health® SD

Every workshop is built on tried and true ways of achieving better health at any age or ability level.

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Nutrition & Health

A healthy and balanced diet is key to maintaining a full and active lifestyle.

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Family Food Cent$ newsletters

The Family Food Cent$ Newsletter is published by the SDSU Extension Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) through a partnership with the South Dakota Department of Social Services.

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SDSU Extension welcomes new physical activity expert to Sioux Falls office

August 14, 2023

As a physical activity expert, Kranz will oversee existing SDSU Extension initiatives like Walk with Ease, a six-week program designed to help participants reduce pain and improve health; and Park Rx, which encourages health care professionals to “prescribe” exercise. Patients can fill the prescription by visiting a South Dakota State Park for a reduced rate.

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The Human Gut Microbiome

Our bodies are inhabited with trillions of microorganisms. But just what are these abundant microorganisms in our bodies, and what role do they play in our overall health?

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The New Food Label: What’s new? What’s the same? When can we expect to see changes?

The Nutrition Facts Panel, commonly referred to as the food label, that we see on all packaged foods, will be updated on all food items by 2021.

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SDSU Extension partnerships with Fort Thompson groups seeing positive growth

May 26, 2023

Lindsay Moore, SDSU Extension Community Health and Obesity Program Director, said CDC HOP’s goal is “to enhance opportunities for nutrition and physical activity in communities.” Through that grant funding, administered by SDSU Extension, Moore said the program supports communities looking to grow their capacity.

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Community Wellness Coalitions

Community wellness coalitions bring together community-based organizations, stakeholders and wellness experts to identify and address wellness challenges.

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SDSU Extension welcomes new Better Choices, Better Health SD Engagement and Enrollment Coordinator

May 16, 2023

SDSU Extension is pleased to announce Sandi Traupel as the new Engagement and Enrollment Coordinator for the Better Choices, Better Health SD program.