Nutrition, Family and Consumer Science
The Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Science 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 health and education professionals such as nurses, foster care parents, home health aides residential care operators, and teachers.
So You Want To Be A Master Food Preserver??
Thank you for your interest in becoming a UC Master Food Preserver. By filling out this survey you will be put on our list to contact when workshops and trainings are available.
Five ways NOT to poison friends and family during the holidays
Posted 12/17/2014 - ‘Tis the season for gathering with friends and family and eating. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Festivus for the rest of us, many of us invite people to our homes during the holidays and leave food out to graze. Leaving food...
Taste a colorful rainbow of citrus at UC research facility
Posted 12/9/2014 - The UC citrus research center swings open its doors this week to give farmers and the public the opportunity to view and taste dozens of mandarin varieties - which in recent years have emerged as Americans' favorite citrus – as well as sweet...
Gardens contribute vegetables, ease hunger among San Jose residents
Posted 12/4/2014 - People who grow their own vegetables in a garden typically consume enough fresh produce to meet the USDA Dietary Guidelines for a healthy diet, according to a recent UC Cooperative Extension survey of San Jose residents. A diet containing lots of...
'Dine in' to save money and eat better
Posted 12/3/2014 - On Dec. 3, the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) is asking families across the U.S. to prepare and eat a healthy meal together. The goal of the 2014 “Dining In” for Healthy Families campaign is engaging at least...
A simple holiday how-to: homemade turkey stock
Posted 12/2/2014 - Feeling the pressure of holiday leftovers? There are simple ways to preserve holiday leftovers using extra turkey scraps and bones, while preventing tryptophan overload. Any connoisseur of meat or vegetable stocks would tell you that the flavor of...
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