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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.


So Many Oils, So Many Options February 18, 2018
February 18, 2018

So Many Oils, So Many Options

Walking down an isle in the grocery store looking at all the cooking oils can be an overwhelming experience, which one should you buy? Well, before your next trip to the grocery store check out this...
Nutrition Rich Muffin Recipe February 11, 2018
February 11, 2018

Nutrition Rich Muffin Recipe

Coming up with healthy meal or snack ideas can be tough, especially for families on the go. In this week’s episode of The Food Factor, MSU Extension’s Natasha Haynes gives us a quick and easy recipe...
Veggie Spaghetti | February 5, 2018
February 5, 2018

Veggie Spaghetti

It may be hard to visualize turning a squash gourd into spaghetti noodles, but in this week’s episode of the Food Factor, Mississippi State Extension’s Natasha Haynes shows you how to transform that...
Daily Calorie Intake January 28, 2018
January 28, 2018

Daily Calorie Intake

The amount of calories a person needs on a daily basis can differ depending on many factors. In this week’s episode of the Food Factor, MSU Extension’s Natasha Haynes tells us how to keep the count...

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