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Health and Nutrition

Kansas citizens want reliable research based information about their food supply. Busy families want to prepare quick, easy, nutritious meals. Poor dietary choices and lack of physical activity have been linked to many health conditions - including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart disease, certain cancers, respiratory disorders, joint problems and osteoporosis, as well as psychosocial problems.

Obesity is a major cause of preventable disability and death in the United States. Many experts believe the current generation of children will have shorter life spans than their parents because of inactivity and poor diet choices.

Frontier District #11, part of K-State Research & Extension, addresses research based information to teach nutrition, meal planning, food preparation, food budgeting and safe food practices.  We work with community partners in Anderson, Franklin and Osage Counties.


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Chelsea Richmond
District Extension Agent
Nutrition, Food Safety, and Health
785-448-6826
crichmon@ksu.edu