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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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Focus on your health in 2021 with SDSU Extension

January 04, 2021

SDSU Extension is inviting South Dakotans to get active and get healthy in 2021.

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A Five-Step Approach to Alleviating Farm Stress

Farm stressors can come from many directions including the agricultural system, farm and family finances, mental and physical health challenges, and relationship difficulties. A healthy response to these challenges involves paying attention to the stressors within all of these areas and determining coping strategies that are useful in each area.

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Master Health Volunteer Program

If you enjoy teaching others how to take charge of their health, the Master Health Volunteer Program may be for you! A Master Health Volunteer is an earned certification that increases your knowledge in health topics and teaches you to facilitate educational programs for your communities.

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Fit & Strong

This 8-or-12-week program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population.

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Walk With Ease

Walk With Ease offers educational workshops that are designed to help adults living with ongoing arthritis, joint pain, or who are sedentary and want to become more active.

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iCook

Curriculum intended for out-of-school settings with the goal of promoting healthy lifestyles for 9- and 10-year-old youth and the adult who prepares their meals

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Ask Our Food and Family Experts

If you have a question related to food or families, our team of experts is ready to help.

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Choosing the Right Walking and Running Shoes

Choosing the right shoes for physical activity can be an overwhelming process with so many options available. Wearing a shoe that is designed to fit your feet, while also fitting the type of exercise you plan to engage in, is significant for many reasons.