Nov 13, 2023
Because it’s easy to eat too much and be less active, the holiday season is sometimes jokingly referred to as belt loosening and elastic waistband season. However, modifying some favorite dishes to reduce sugar, fat and salt, being mindful while eating, staying active and following our normal routine as much as possible can make the holidays more enjoyable. K-State Research and Extension family and consumer science specialists, Christina Holmes and Ashley Svaty, share tips for eating smart and staying healthy during the holidays.
Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.
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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.