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Filed Under: Food, Nutrition June 25, 2019

Ever since I started hosting The Food Factor, I’ve been getting curious looks at the grocery store. Other shoppers will recognize me and look in my buggy to see what I’m buying. People assume that I must always eat healthy foods, or I never have dessert.

A grilled burrito topped with salsa and a green salad with tomato served on a multicolored plate.
Filed Under: Food, Nutrition June 13, 2019

With all of the delicious, fresh vegetables available this time of year at great prices, vegetable burritos are a fast, farmers market-friendly meal you can whip up in no time. While Southwest-inspired recipes can hide a lot of calories, a few substitutions can keep you from breaking the calorie bank. (Photo by Jonathan Parrish/Cindy Callahan)

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Filed Under: Dairy, Food, Nutrition May 31, 2019

National Dairy Month is a great time to consider the numerous health benefits dairy products provide and how supporting the industry indirectly helps a variety of people.

A 10-month-old baby eats homemade baby food.
Filed Under: Food, Nutrition May 17, 2019

Making your own baby food can be a great way to save money and capture fresh fruits and vegetables at their peak flavor. This means top nutrition and exciting new food experiences for your baby. (Besides, you know some of those baby food flavor combinations gross you out. When you make your own, you have full control!)

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Filed Under: EFNEP May 15, 2019

JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant named May 14, 2019, a day to recognize 50 years of successful programing by the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, or EFNEP.

Success Stories

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Volume 4 Number 3

See what's new in Extension: Gather for First Extension Beef-Production Workshop, the Food Factor Goes Digital, Extension Professionals Share Expertise, and Extension Offers New HappyHealthy Program. 

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Rotisserie Chicken April 1, 2018
The Food Factor

Rotisserie Chicken

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 7:00am
Nutrition Rich Muffin Recipe February 11, 2018
The Food Factor

Nutrition Rich Muffin Recipe

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 7:00am
Veggie Spaghetti | February 5, 2018
The Food Factor

Veggie Spaghetti

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 7:00am
Daily Calorie Intake January 28, 2018
The Food Factor

Daily Calorie Intake

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 7:00am
Food Diary | January 21, 2018
The Food Factor

Food Diary

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 7:00am

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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 7:00am
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 7:30am
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 8:45am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 7:45am
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 7:15am

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