Healthy Cooking Practices

Our resources help Texans learn healthy recipes and incorporate more nutritious foods into their diets. Whether you are looking for healthy dinner ideas or looking to identify a healthier ingredient to substitute, we have a statewide team of professionals ready to help you and your family find realistic solutions.

Related Departments: Food Science & Technology, Nutrition

 

 

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Dinner Tonight

The Dinner Tonight program aims to provide healthy recipes for Texans and increase self-efficacy in meal planning, healthy cooking techniques, and food safety.

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Healthy Cooking Practices

Publications

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Esta hoja informativa brinda informacion importante sobre habitos alimenticios saludables, actividad fisica y prevencion de la obesidad y las enfermedades cronicas. (3 paginas)

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Viaje al Mediterráneo se centra en recetas que encajan en el patrón de alimentación mediterráneo y destaca recomendaciones de estilo de vida adicionales, como la actividad física.

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Viaje al Mediterráneo se centra en recetas que encajan en el patrón de alimentación mediterráneo y destaca recomendaciones de estilo de vida adicionales, como la actividad física.

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
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The Texas 4-H Family & Community Health Program provides a variety of resources and opportunities to learn about nutrition, interior design, consumer education and more.

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Balancing Food & Play (grades 3rd-5th) was developed to address children’s health issues by developing lifelong healthy behaviors through nutrition, physical activity, and family engagement.

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Health Talk Express looks to raise awareness about chronic disease reduction. These programs challenge the audience to practice a health-promoting behavior to lower disease risk.

Courses

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This course is designed to help people with diabetes do well and be well. Through this online course, you will walk through the basics of diabetes, how to make helpful choices, and the basics of medicine.

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This course is designed to educate occupational therapy practitioners on how to improve OT services provided to farmers and ranchers with a disability. Modules cover assessment, agriculture tasks, hazard safety, common conditions, ergonomics, assistive technology, modifications, and resources.

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Step Up Scale Down is a 12-week wellness program based on USDA guidelines and scientific research. Each week focuses on a different topic related to nutrition, healthy eating, exercise, and more to support you in your weight loss journey.

All Resources on Healthy Cooking Practices

  • Publication

    Esta hoja informativa brinda informacion importante sobre habitos alimenticios saludables, actividad fisica y prevencion de la obesidad y las enfermedades cronicas. (3 paginas)

  • Publication

    Viaje al Mediterráneo se centra en recetas que encajan en el patrón de alimentación mediterráneo y destaca recomendaciones de estilo de vida adicionales, como la actividad física.

  • Publication

    Viaje al Mediterráneo se centra en recetas que encajan en el patrón de alimentación mediterráneo y destaca recomendaciones de estilo de vida adicionales, como la actividad física.

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    Mantenga a su familia segura y preparada para eventos inesperados o emergencias, como desastres naturales, cortes de energia o incendios. Este libro de cocina Dinner Tonight contiene recetas para tres dias que se pueden preparar facilmente con una preparacion, ingredientes y recursos minimos. Vendido Individualmente

  • Publication

    Mantenga a su familia segura y preparada para eventos inesperados o emergencias, como desastres naturales, cortes de energia o incendios. Este libro de cocina Dinner Tonight contiene recetas para tres dias que se pueden preparar facilmente con una preparacion, ingredientes y recursos minimos. Vendido Individualmente

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