Human Environmental Sciences

Programs Offered by Shanshan Chen, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist

Stay Strong Stay Healthy                                             

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to  increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength  training program. This 10 week strength training program will focus on strength, flexibility, and balance for middle-age and older adults to improve health and quality of life. Classes meet once a week and participants will learn safe techniques and form while participating in upper body and lower body strength exercises. Cost is $25.

Cooking Matters at the Store

Cooking Matters at the Store is a guided grocery store tour to help families buy healthy, affordable food. Participants learn how to buy fruits and vegetables on a budget, compare unit prices to find bargains, read and compare food labels, identify whole grains and stick to a budget. After the tour you will receive FREE items. There is no charge for the program but registration is required so please call or email to reserve your spot! Class size is limited.

Live Healthy Live Well

Seasonal and Simple

Seasonal and Simple is a guide to help you find, select, store, and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables in Missouri.

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