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This Supreme Grilled Cheese Sandwich offers a twist on the traditional version by including vegetables.
October 3, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Every now and then we all could use an upgrade. Well, here’s a great twist on a classic grilled cheese sandwich. The vegetables give the sandwich a little crunch, which kicks it up a notch!

A mixture of vegetables.
The CDC recommends eating two to three cups of vegetables each day. (Photo by Canva)
September 30, 2022 - Filed Under: Health and Wellness, Food and Health, Nutrition

The holidays are coming up and we all know what that means. Food, food, and more food! During these festivities, it’s important to remember to eat your vegetables, too.

September 20, 2022 - Filed Under: Food and Health, Health, Rural Health

A Mississippi State University Extension Service specialist was recently reelected to the National Board of Public Health Examiners board of directors. Initially elected in 2020, David Buys, Extension health specialist and associate professor in the MSU Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion, will now serve a second two-year term.

peach salsa in a bowl
This sweet peach salsa is a refreshing change from savory tomato salsa.
September 19, 2022 - Filed Under: Food, Nutrition

Fruit salsas are fabulous and can add even more dimension to the flavors of your dishes. Try this peach salsa with fish, chicken, or pork.

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Healthy lifestyle changes, like eating more fruits and vegetables, can help reduce our risk of cognitive decline.
September 12, 2022 - Filed Under: Health and Wellness, Health

Did you know that some key lifestyle changes can help decrease our risk of cognitive decline or poor brain health? Check out these five tips to begin loving your brain better.

Success Stories

A young man, wearing glasses and a red shirt, standing outside and looking over the horizon.
Food and Health, Rural Health
Volume 8 Number 2

When Carey Williams decides he’s going to do something, he relies on patience, work ethic, and tenacity to find a way to get it done.

Five young adults and two women wearing black aprons and face masks smile for a group photo in a kitchen.
Food and Health, Food, Health, Nutrition and Wellness
Volume 8 Number 2

At Winona Career and Technical Center, students studying culinary arts participated in the Eating Smart, Being Active program, delivered by the Mississippi State University Extension Service in the spring 2022 semester. 

A man gazes off to the left as the sun sets behind him and two cows look at him from the opposite side of the fence he is leaning on.
Agriculture, Health, The PROMISE Initiative, Rural Health
Volume 8 Number 1

Extension destigmatizes mental health issues, one conversation at a time

When Colby Hardin first started working at the Arkansas Department of Corrections dairy farm, he prepared as if going to war.

 

A man wearing a large hat and red shirt standing in a field.
Agriculture, Forages, Community, Rural Development, Food and Health, Health, AIM for CHangE, Nutrition
Volume 7 Number 3

Extension/Research Professor Named Co-Investigator on $1 Million Grant

The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program recently announced a $1 million research and education grant. 

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