Sep 16, 2019
A survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that just over one-third of adults consume fast food on a given day. Convenience was the number one reason given for eating fast food. However, with a little planning, K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter says those fast food trips can be reduced. In addition, when fast food is the only option, she says we can still make healthy choices.
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.