EFCS Quarterly Newsletters

  • April 2017
    Runny Nose? Scratchy Eyes? Is It Allergies?; The Benefits of Strength Training and Tips for Getting Started; Easy Ways to Grow your Savings; Stay on Track While Eating Out; The Power of Hemp Seeds and How To Incorporate Them Into Your Diet; Nutrition and Cognition; ***NOTE: Document uploaded as PDF file please contact Mariana at 575-646-5426 or marianlu@nmsu.edu to request a word document.***
  • January 2017
    Your Health: Scented Candles and Oils; Introduction: Raquel Garzon; Game meat can satisfy demand for “Paleo Meat”; Begin to Manage Diabetes with Confidence; New Year’s Resolution; Setting Goals we Actually KEEP; Time management – spend time on things that matter most; ***NOTE: Document uploaded as PDF file please contact Mariana at 575-646-5426 or marianlu@nmsu.edu to request a word document.***
  • October 2016
    The Common Cold: A Quiz; Happiness is… Shiny Floors and Tidy Toilets?; How to Reduce Debt and Live within Our Means; Using Credit Cards Wisely; Preparing for Holiday Meals; Happy Holidays! Strategies to Enjoy the Holidays by Eating Less Calories; Begin to Manage Diabetes with Confidence; Wearable Fitness Trackers…Does it really help us increase our activity?; The Future of the Nutrition Facts Label; Introduction: Haley Nohl; Detox Cleanses and Diets: Where is the Science?; ***NOTE: Document uploaded as PDF file please contact Mariana at 575-646-5426 or marianlu@nmsu.edu to request a word document.***
  • July 2016
    Zika and West Nile: Protection against Mosquito Bite Infections; Planning for the Future Brings Peace of Mind; NMED food programs adopts 2013 food code brings needed change to assure food safety in New Mexico; 10+ Resources to Help You Get the Most from Your Farmers Market; Feeding Relationship;Extension partners with NM Department of Health in Chronic Disease Self-management; Introduction: Aldemar Madrid; Let’s Party!; ***NOTE: Document uploaded as PDF file please contact Mariana at 575-646-5426 or marianlu@nmsu.edu to request a word document.***
  • April 2016
    It’s Spring! Reduce Clutter to Release Personal Energy; Understanding Child Abuse; Introduction: Lourdes Olivas; 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines: What’s New and Different?; Sucralose Scare; Simplify Your Life to Find Greater Happiness
  • January 2016
    Designer Drugs: Spice and Bath Salts; Introduction - Bryce Jorgensen, PhD; 2016 Food Safety Systems Review; Lowering Your Risk of Heart Disease; New Year’s Resolutions; Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in New Mexico; Nutrition and Memory
  • October 2015
    Arthritis: A Growing Health Concern for New Mexico; The 5 Second Rule How Fast Can Germs Get On Your Food?; Introduction: Lisa Shields; What is Familism?; Cooling Down with Diabetes; FDA Implements New Food Safety Regulations
  • July 2015
    Detoxing: Fad or Fact?; How Safe is Your Lipstick?; The Truth about Dietary Supplements; Sharpening your Crayons
  • April 2015
    Childhood Vaccines: Why So Important?; Measles: Why Vaccinate?; Sodium 101; Backyard Barn: Egg Production and Handling; New Mexico Resources for People with Diabetes; ***NOTE: Document uploaded as PDF file please contact Mariana at 575-646-5426 or marianlu@nmsu.edu to request a word document.***
  • January 2015
    Fight the Flu; Top 10 Signs the U.S. is Building a Culture of Health; Fermentation – Everything old is new again; Simple Steps to Lower Sodium
  • October 2014
    Is Halloween Candy Tampering a Myth?; Halloween Safety Tips; The Multivitamin Maze ; Holiday Gift Ideas for People with Diabetes; Safely Preserving New Mexico Chile Peppers
  • July 2014
    Personal Finance Basics: It’s Not Complicated; Cooperative Extension’s National Framework for Health and Wellness; Study Identifies Risky Food Safety Practices in Home Kitchens; The Power of Probiotics and Prebiotics; ***NOTE: Document uploaded as PDF file please contact Mariana at 575-646-5426 or marianlu@nmsu.edu to request a word document.***
  • April 2014
    5 Things You Might Not Know About Spring Allergies; Preventing Food Recalls; Not All Cooking Oils Are Equal; Search in Google USA.GOV for Educational Materials; Mind Your Manners Eating
  • January 2014
    January is Radon Action Month; What's on Your Plate?; 13 Reasons Tea Is Good for You; How Extension Personnel can Utilize Google Analytics for Reporting
  • September 2013
    ABC’s of ACA: The Basic of the Affordable Care Act (ACA); Reach For Correct 100- Calorie Snacks; Valley Fever on the Rise in New Mexico; Protect Against Whooping Cough; What Works to Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease?; What’s in that Burrito? Labeling Commercial Food Products to Meet Consumer Needs; Quick Studies
  • June 2013
    Facts: The Affordable Care Act; Power Companies Issue Mylar Balloon Alert; MERS-CoV: Should You Be Concerned?; Staying Hydrated During Summer; Lesser Known Complications of Diabetes, Part 2; Your Food Label Speaks!; Notary Public = Notario Publico?
  • March 2013
    What’s in a Name? The NMSU Food Protection Blog; Stomach Flu? No – It’s Norovirus; Is Phosphorus the New Trans Fat?; Lesser Known Complications of Diabetes, Part 1; Safe Enough?; Health and Wealth: A Similar Approach
  • December 2012
    Health Hazards Associated with Laundry Detergent Pods; Cooking Under Pressure; Earned Income and Child Tax Credits; Finding the Food Facts; FSMA Implementation 2012
  • September 2007
    Introduction; Vitamin D in the News; Helping Children Cope with Failure; Using Market Bounty Safely; Healthy Feet for People with Diabetes; Bullying: Information for Parents; Allowance or Work or Both; Hot Topics