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Better Choices, Better Health® SD Workshop Coming to HRMC Physicians Clinic in Huron

January 25, 2019

SDSU Extension helps South Dakotans take control of their health by participating in educational sessions specifically designed for adults with chronic conditions. SDSU Extension’s Better Choices, Better Health Chronic Disease workshop will take place February 1 through March 8, 2019 in Huron at the HRMC Physicians Clinic (534 Oregon Ave. SE) from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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Honey is Worth Buzzing About 

Unlike other sweeteners, honey contains trace amounts of vitamins and minerals, and antioxidants called flavonoids, which may have an anti-inflammatory effect on the body.

Canned vegetables on a grocery store shelf.

Shelf-Stable Foods Save Money and Help Families Stay Prepared

Many people may find themselves feeling worried or concerned about having enough food in their homes. One way to help with these worries and concerns is to purchase canned or dried foods also known as shelf-stable items.

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Stretch Your SNAP Funds With these SDSU Extension Tips

January 17, 2019

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Purdue, authorized the early release of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds. January 20, 2019, more than 93,250 South Dakotans who depend upon SNAP to help feed themselves and their families will receive their February SNAP funds.

Health, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed

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New Chronic Pain Workshop Coming to James Valley Community Center

January 09, 2019

Take control of your health by participating in educational sessions specifically designed for adults with chronic pain and their caregivers. A Better Choices, Better Health® SD (BCBH) Chronic Pain workshop will take place on Tuesdays, April 2 through May 7, 2019 at the James Valley Community Center, (300 W 1st Ave.) The sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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SDSU Extension Provides Facts On Aging In New Report

January 09, 2019

South Dakotans are living longer than at any point in history. “This is a global trend,” said Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist.

Older Adults, Health

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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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Better Choices, Better Health® SD Workshop Coming to SDSU Wellness Center

January 17, 2019

SDSU Extension and partners are providing an opportunity for South Dakotans to take control of their health by participating in educational sessions specifically designed for adults with chronic conditions.

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Jennifer Folliard is new SDSU Extension Family & Community Health Specialist

February 21, 2019

When it comes to fruit and vegetable consumption, South Dakotans rank among the lowest in the nation. As a new SDSU Extension Family & Community Health Field Specialist, Jennifer Folliard is working to change the statistics in two communities by removing one of the greatest barriers to healthy eating - cost.

Nutrition, Health

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Nutrition & Health

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