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Nutrition, Health and Food Safety

Overview

People young and old are more concerned about current nutrition and health information. Extension resources aimed at helping you become better informed about healthy food, food safety and health are just a click away. Topics include: Foodborne Illness, Food Preparation, Food Preservation, Food Safety & Local Foods, Food Storage, High Risk & Special Audiences, High Altitude Preparation and Nutrition & Health.

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Newsletters

  • Family Matters
    The Family Matters newsletter includes a feature article on parenting issues and information on health, physical activity, nutrition and child safety.
  • Food & Nutrition News
    Monthly newsletter from Melissa Wdowik, Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition ranging in topics including Food Safety, General Nutrition & Health and Healthy Eating.
  • Food Safety Works
    Newsletter from the Colorado State University Larimer County Extension and Larimer County Department of Health and Environment.
  • Local Food Systems
    Key resource connecting our CSU Food Systems work team with local and state partners about events, news and opportunities.
  • Nutrition Connection
    Featured news from the Kendall Anderson Nutrition Center.

Publications

CSU Extension has many publications dealing with Nutrition, Health & Food Safety. Topics in this section include:

Foodborne Illness

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Food Preparation

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Food Preservation

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Food Safety & Local Foods

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Food Storage

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High Risk & Special Audiences

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High Altitude

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Foods and Nutrients

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Eating Patterns

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Weight Management

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Disease Management

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Women’s Health

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Infant and Child Health

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Food and Nutrition Information and Labeling

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Hot Topics

News

Hot Topics

Herbs: Preserving and Using
Herbs: Preserving and Using
Herbs and spices can sometimes replace or reduce salt and sugar in foods. Learn more
Cost of Preserving and Storing Food
Cost of Preserving and Storing Food
Home food preservation saves money for some people. For others it may not save anything. Learn more
Guide to Washing Fresh Produce
Guide to Washing Fresh Produce
Fresh produce can harbor bacteria, fungi, and other microbes along with trace amounts of chemicals. Learn more
Shopping at Colorado Farmers’ Markets
Shopping at Colorado Farmers’ Markets
Shopping at farmers’ markets offers opportunities to select ‘just picked’ fresh produce and try unique locally-made products. Learn more

Programs

Nutrition, Food Safety & Health Feature Programs

Farm to Table
Farm to Table Food Safety
From the producer to the consumer, food safety strategies can be followed to minimize contamination and help lower the risk of foodborne illness. Learn more
Food Systems
Food Systems
Global impact through local engagement in food systems led research, outreach and instruction. Learn more
Live, Eat, Play
Live Eat Play
Nutrition resources designed to help active Coloradans choose, prepare, serve and enjoy healthy foods. Learn more
Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
Nutrition, food safety and food-buying education for limited resource Coloradans. Learn more about EFNEP.
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Eating Smart • Being Active
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) curriculum for adults developed by EFNEP staffs. Learn more about EFNEP.

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