Mariposa County
University of California
Mariposa County

Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences

The Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences program helps people better manage their family and personal resources. The program provides consumers, especially the parents of young children, with information in food and nutrition, food safety, food preservation, and money management. Training and information is also provided to local agencies' staff, health and education professionals such as nurses, home health aides, residential care operators, and teachers. 

Food News

See below for more information and helpful websites:

Good dietary habits can promote health and may reduce your risks for major chronic diseases, see link below

    Dietary Guidelines for Americans            

 

Make smart choices from every food group, see the USDA MyPyramid link below

 

     USDA MyPyramid

   

Learn how to use the Nutrition Facts label to make healthy food choices, see link below

 

   

    Nutrition Facts Label

  

Have a question about canning, see the National Center for Home Food Preservation link below  

  

 

    National Center for Home Food Preservation

    Free ANR Catalog Food Safety/Preservation Bulletins

    Free ANR Catalog Safe Method to Store & Preserve

SMOKING FISH

FREEZING FISH

 

 

Want to learn more about how to keep your food safe, see link below                 

    Make It Safe Keep It Safe Brochure

 

Check out the following links for papers published by Margaret Collins PhD:

   Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Diabetes MMC

   Self-care Coping Strategies in People with Diabetes MMC

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