Food Nutrition & Health Education

Kayla Colgrove, Extension Educator In April, Kayla Colgrove joined Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County as a Food, Nutrition and Health Extension Educator. Kayla is looking forward to serving Lancaster County, meeting new people, and inspiring others to live a healthier life through nutrition and exercise.  Meet Kayla!

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Kayla Colgrove, MS, RDN, ACSM-CPT, Extension Educator

Kayla has an extensive background in nutrition and exercise as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). 

Kayla is looking forward to serving Lancaster County, meeting new people, and inspiring others to live a healthier life through nutrition and exercise. Her focus includes:

  • Delivering nutrition and physical activity programs for youth and adult audiences in Lancaster, Otoe and Cass Counties.
  • Maintaining the statewide http://food.unl.edu website.
  • Managing two National 4-H Council grants — 4-H Food Smart Families and 4-H Healthy Habits. These are both statewide grants with programs in Lancaster County.

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MyPlate & other Educational Materials

  • PowerPoints, Fact sheets & much more
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Making HealthieRDecisions

  • Eat Health | Stay Active | Balance Life
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Food Reflections

  • Practical food, nutrition and food safety advice
  • FREE E-mail newsletter
Food Safety for Home Cooking

Food Safety at Home

  • Keeping food safe from store to stove to storage
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Canning, Freezing & Drying

  • Canning / freezing /drying directions
  • Trouble-shooting tips
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Recipe Central

  • Delicious, nutritious recipes
  • "How-to" cooking tips
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Nutrition Education Program

Teaching nutrition, food safety and food resource management to limited-resource families.

 

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