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Osteoporosis
A comprehensive discussion of osteoporosis, risk factors, how to prevent it, and establishing a bone healthy diet.

Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini
A website to introduce elementary students to 37 different kids of produce -- many they may not know.

Food for Thought
Fun ideas each month about food and nutrition for parents of preschool children.

Taste of Gardening
Here's a great resource for learning the basics of gardening.

Fresh From the World...Where Your Food Comes From
This site looks at 15 different popular foods and explores their histories and origins to help kids understand that their food comes from all over the world.

The Affordable Care Act in Illinois
With changes in recent laws regarding health insurance, making decisions regarding what is right for you or your family can be complex. University of Illinois Extension is here to help residents of Illinois better understand just how the changes under the Affordable Care Act (also referred to as ACA or Obamacare) affects them.

Strawberries & More
Your guide to growing strawberries, u-pick strawberry farms, strawberry nutrition, and selection & care.

Fiesta de Sabores
Esta es una colección de recetas Hispanas recomendadas para gente con diabetes.

Tu Guía para la Alimentación con Diabetes
Este sitio se concentra en el papel que juega la dieta en el tratamento de la diabetes para adultos.

Turkey for the Holidays
Need help with your holiday turkey? Get all the answers here—cooking techniques, leftover ideas, turkey facts, and much more.

Diabetes Life Lines
Learn ideas for living with diabetes through proper diet and exercise.

Consejos Para vivir con Diabetes
Dietas y ejercicios adecuados para quienes padecen diabetes.

Thrifty Living
Simple ideas to help you manage your money, household and health.

Take Charge of Your Health - Live Well, Be Well
Take Charge of Your Health: Live Well Be Well is a 6 to 7 week team-lead workshop series designed to help you effectively manage your health condition to the best of your ability.

ChooseMyPlate.gov
MyPlate is designed to remind Americans to eat healthfully and make better food choices.

Sports & Nutrition: The Winning Connection
Written and designed for today's young athlete, these easy-to-use nutrition guides work well in classrooms and after-school programs.

H1N1 Flu Virus
Information about the H1N1 Flu Virus

News and Updates
Karen Chapman- Novakovski examines current diabetes research in Diabetes Life Lines.