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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.

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Grill Thermometer May 21, 2017
May 22, 2017

Grill Thermometer


Rising temperatures and longer days mean it’s grilling season. But how do you know when the meat is cooked but not overcooked? In this week’s Food Factor segment, MSU Extension consumer sciences...
Get Active May 14, 2017
May 15, 2017

Get Active


A healthy diet is only part of leading a healthy lifestyle, diet and exercise go hand in hand. In this week’s Food Factor segment, MSU Extension consumer sciences agent Natasha Haynes tells us some...
Turmeric May 7, 2017
May 8, 2017

Turmeric


In this week’s Food Factor segment, MSU Extension consumer sciences agent Natasha Haynes exams a potential disease fighting herb called turmeric, and how you can add it into your diet.
Chicken Nuggets for Grown Ups April 30, 2017
May 1, 2017

Chicken Nuggets for Grown Ups


When you think about chicken nuggets, you may think of a kid’s menu item or maybe the only thing your child will eat willingly. But why should kids have all the fun? In this week’s Food Factor...

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Extension Agent IV

Production Staff

Social Media Strategist
Media Relations Manager
Extension Associate I
Senior Extension Associate

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