Find healthy new dishes your family will love on our "Recipes" page.

Find healthy new dishes your family will love on our "Recipes" page.

A small group nutrition class
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A small group nutrition class

Children will often eat new foods that they help you to prepare!
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Children will often eat new foods that they help you to prepare!

Try this easy "Fresh Fruit with Honey Yogurt Topping", from Cooking Matters.

Try this easy "Fresh Fruit with Honey Yogurt Topping", from Cooking Matters.

Food, Nutrition & Health

Welcome to our Food, Nutrition & Health pages! Cornell Cooperative Extension offers free or low-cost educational workshops, applied research projects, and lots of useful information on food-related topics from food safety and nutrition to healthy eating on a limited budget. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our offices to learn more.

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Food Dating

Many food containers have expiration dates, but what do they mean? Are foods safe to eat after the date has passed? Learn more here.

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Choose MyPlate

MyPlate is the new USDA food guide tool to help people make wise food choices within food and calorie limits. Use their SuperTracker free online tool to track your food and activities.

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Healthy Recipes

Just 1lb of ground meat feeds 8 people, with added beans and veggies, in these "Turkey Tacos" from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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Good Drinks

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and few nutrients. Here are 10 Tips to help you make better drink choices.

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Eat Smart, New York!

CCE of Niagara County is a part a statewide program called Eat Smart New York.We help families with limited incomes to eat more fruits and vegetables, drink fewer sweetened beverages and practice healthy lifestyles.

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Food Assistance

Find food pantries, community meals, and programs like ESNY, WIC and Free/Reduced School Meals that can help feed your family.

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Last updated November 2, 2016