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Extension Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

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The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines were released Jan. 7, 2016 and is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet. Intended for policymakers and health professionals, this edition of the Dietary Guidelines outlines how people can improve their overall eating patterns — the complete combination of foods and drinks in their diet. This edition offers 5 overarching Guidelines and a number of Key Recommendations with specific nutritional targets and dietary limits.

Statewide Nutrition Education Programs

Click below to learn more about Nutrition Education Programs delivered through K-State Research and Extension to audiences with limited resources.

Kansas Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)


Kansas SNAP-Ed


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It is important to balance the food you eat with physical activity. K-State Research and Extension offer Walk Kansas which is a team-based program that will help you and others lead a healthier life.  

K-State Research and Extension Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health offers Walk Kansas for Kids to help children balance physical activity and healthy eating. If you have questions about Walk Kansas for Kids, contact Dr. Tandalayo Kidd martan@ksu.edu or your local County Extension Agent

K-State Research and Extension Food Safety team has made a video on High Speed Hand Washing.