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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.


Breakfast Cookie
December 10, 2017

Breakfast Cookie

The Food Factor is all about promoting a healthy diet and lifestyle, so it may seem strange when they suggest cookies for breakfast. But in this week’s episode, MSU Extension’s Natasha Haynes says...
Edam Cheese December 3, 2017
December 3, 2017

Edam Cheese

When you hear the name Mississippi State University, you may think of Bulldogs and cowbells, but in this week’s episode of The Food Factor, MSU Extension’s Natasha Haynes tells us why we should also...
Budget Friendly Healthy Foods November 26, 2017
November 26, 2017

Budget Friendly Healthy Foods

When you have a tight budget, finding healthy foods that won’t break the bank can seem like an impossible task. In this week’s episode of the Food Factor, MSU Extension’s Natasha Haynes shows us some...
Thanksgiving Planovers November 19
November 19, 2017

Thanksgiving Planovers

Hours of preparation go into a Thanksgiving meal, and leftovers are a given, but the same meal over and over can leave even the most dedicated turkey and dressing fan wanting a little more variety...

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