University of Minnesota Extension
www.extension.umn.edu
612-624-1222
Menu Menu

Extension > Family > Live Healthy, Live Well > Healthy Bodies

Healthy Bodies

The family environment has a strong influence on the health and well-being of people of all ages. The eating habits and activity patterns learned within families remain with us throughout our lives.

Tip of the Month

  • 3/3 Simple Snack Solutions for the Whole Family
    March is National Nutrition Month® — a perfect time to put together a healthful eating plan for the whole family. Snacks are an important part of any plan to eat more nutritious foods. Children need snacks for healthy growth and development, and adults need snacks for an energy boost between meals. Following are seven tips for smart snacking — snacking that involves satisfying options with less fat and sugar, and fewer empty calories.
    Read more.
  • © 2015 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy