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The Food Factor

The Food Factor presents the best, research-based information related to food, nutrition, diet, and healthy lifestyles. Our host, Natasha Haynes, is an experienced educator with the Mississippi State University Extension Service who has spent 15 years sharing tips for healthy living with Mississippians of all ages. She brings food science down to earth and makes it useful for today’s families.

The Food Factor airs weekly on these stations:

  • WAPT in Jackson - Sunday morning news
  • WLOX Biloxi, MS - Saturday morning news
  • WTOK Meridian, MS - Monday morning show
  • WTVA Tupelo, MS - Monday midday news
  • WABG Greenville, MS - Thursday at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.


Instant Pot February 19, 2017
February 21, 2017

Instant Pot

You might not think about technology being a part of your kitchen, but with a new multi-cooker, you now have one machine that can do the job of seven and save time and money. In this week’s episode...
Cold Weather Dehydration February 12, 2017
February 14, 2017

Cold Weather Dehydration

During the hot and humid Mississippi summers, it’s a common practice to make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids to stay hydrated, but did you know dehydration can happen in the cold weather, as...
Healthy Hearts February 5, 2017
February 7, 2017

Healthy Hearts

The American Heart Association recognizes February as American Heart Month, and in this week’s episode of the Food Factor, Mississippi State Extension’s Natasha Haynes tells you some ways to love...
Meatloaf Makeover January 29, 2017
February 5, 2017

Meatloaf Makeover

Homemade meatloaf may be the definition of comfort food, but did you know there are ingredient substitutions that can cut calories and fat from this weeknight staple? In this week’s episode of the...

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