Are You Staying Hydrated at Home?

 Many of our schedules and routines have been disrupted during this time, which can make it difficult to make sure we are getting enough water. Approximately 60 percent of our body consists of water, so it is essential to make our bodies function. Water is vital to the life of every cell in our body,... Continue Reading →

Stocking up Your Pantry

By Siew Guan Lee, MS, RD – University of Idaho Extension As many of us continue to stay home, you may wonder how to maintain healthy eating habits. The good news is that it’s still possible to consume a balanced, healthy diet during this restrictive time. Having a variety of healthful foods on hand and... Continue Reading →

Remember to Wash Your Hands

Lately, we are all hearing about the importance of hand washing and for good reason. Hand washing is one of the best ways to remove germs and prevent the spread to others, and it just takes 5 simple steps! Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold). To save water, turn the tap... Continue Reading →

Shop Safe and Protect Your Family

Grocery shopping has become one of the most exciting adventures. As you enter the grocery store you try to navigate the signs on the floor directing traffic and hunt for those staple items that seem to have disappeared a few weeks ago. The announcer reminds you once more to stay 6 feet away from one... Continue Reading →

Children Learning from Home

The University of Idaho College of Agricultural & Life Sciences has created a resource for parents who are are struggling to provide the right balance of learning and other activities, like that extra video game time, for their children. Here's what they have to say: "....Parents who are juggling work and children should be reminded... Continue Reading →

Find a Feeding Site

The idea of finding our family's next meal can be scary with the closure of schools and businesses. Luckily, there are several resources for free meals and food boxes provided in the community. Just make sure to call ahead to ask for their schedule. You can find a local feeding site for children ages 1-18... Continue Reading →

Eat Smart Idaho’s Response to COVID-19

In following the precautions of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Eat Smart Idaho is practicing social distancing to help protect our community and slow the spread of COVID-19. We will suspend face-to-face sessions until April 20th or until further notice as we continue to monitor the situation. Although we are temporarily suspending... Continue Reading →

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