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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.


Food Diary | January 21, 2018
January 21, 2018

Food Diary

What if making one change to your daily routine could give you the results you’ve been looking for from a healthy diet? In this week’s episode of the Food Factor, MSU Extension’s Natasha Haynes says...
Venison Stroganoff January 14, 2018
January 14, 2018

Venison Stroganoff

In the south, deer hunting is a popular pastime, and with it comes deer meat. But what’s the best way to cook it? In this week’s episode of the Food Factor, MSU Extension’s Natasha Haynes tells you...
Food Factor Fitness Goal Setting January 7, 2018
January 8, 2018

Food Factor Fitness Goal Setting

A healthy diet is only one part of keeping your body healthy—exercise plays a key role, as well. In this week’s Food Factor segment, MSU Extension’s Natasha Haynes and Brent Fountain tell us the...
Healthy Hot Drinks December 31, 2017
December 31, 2017

Healthy Hot Drinks

We all know about the importance of staying hydrated during the hot and humid summer months, but did you know dehydration can hit in the winter months, as well? In this week’s episode of The Food...

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