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Extension Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Lifespan Nutrition

On this page, you will find information to help you make healthy nutrition choices.

Information for Infants and Young Children

Information for Men

Information for Older Adults

Information for Women


 Our Extension Specialists are available to answer your questions.

Dr. Tandalayo Kidd, Ph.D., R.D., L.P.N., Associate Professor/Extension Specialist, Kansas State University, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, 203 Justin Hall, Manhattan, KS  66506. Phone: 785-532-0154 email: martan@ksu.edu . Dr. Kidd can assist you with your youth to young adult related questions.

Dr. Sandy Procter, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist and Program Coordinator for the Kansas SNAP-Ed Program (FNP) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Kansas State University, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, 204 Justin Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506. Phone: 785-532-1675 email: procter@ksu.edu. Dr. Procter can assist you with your maternal and young children questions.

 

Helpful Links

Be Active Your Way: A Guide for Adults

ChooseMyPlate.gov

Eat For a Healthy Heart

Smart Nutrition: Healthy Eating 101

Weekly Menu Planning Tool -- This weekly meal guide provides ~1/3 of daily foods recommended by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for 2000 calories/day. If nutrient-dense forms of representative foods are used, it provides ~1/3 of most nutrients needed by adults ages 51-70 years.