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Courses:

An Introduction to Family Nutrition #2: Baby's First Year
Baby's First Year addresses nutrient needs and eating behaviors during the first year of life. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
An Introduction to Family Nutrition #3: Toddlers, Preschoolers & Children
This session addresses nutrient needs and eating behaviors of children 2 to 8 years of age. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
An Introduction to Family Nutrition #4: Tweens and Teens
This session addresses nutrient needs and eating behaviors of youth 9 to 19 years of age. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
An Introduction to Family Nutrition #5: Adults
This session addresses nutrient needs and eating behaviors of adults 20 to 50 years of age. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
An Introduction to Family Nutrition #6: Aging Boomers and the Elderly
This session addresses nutrient needs and eating behaviors of adults 50 to 70 years of age as well as adults 70 or more years of age. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Belly Fat
Losing belly fat is about more than just appearance. It?s about improving our health and maintaining our quality of life and independence as we age. This session will help answer common questions regarding belly fat such as: What is belly fat? What?s all the fuss about belly fat? Why do I have belly fat? And most important: How do I get rid of belly fat?  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Build Your Bones: Osteoporosis - Prevention and Treatment
Keeping your bones healthy should be at the top of your list of real health concerns. Did you know that there is a need to learn how to build your bones to prevent osteoporosis-a debilitating disease in which the bones become weak,fragile, and break easily from no apparent reason. This course will provide you the research-based information and facts about osteoporosis, how to detect the disease, prevention and treatment which includes fall prevention, nutrition, exercise and need to take any medications suggested by your physician. Also, you will learn about the resources that are recommended to provide you with continuing knowledge about this nutrition-related health issue. 
Credit Hours: 2 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 7.00
Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Lifestyle
This course Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Lifestyle is a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Professional Development Training Program. This course Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Lifestyle covers basic relevant nutrition information about Celiac Disease, its diagnosis, treatment with Gluten-Free Diet for persons from youth to elderly diagnosed with disease.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Cooking 4 One
Do you find cooking for one person challenging? This online course provides tips and information about cooking and maintaining a freezer inventory of home-cooked meals packaged to meet the needs of the single person. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Cooking up a Cottage Food Business
In Texas, the Cottage Food Law allows residents to prepare and sell specific foods from an unlicensed residential (home) kitchen. This course is designed to help people who want to start a cottage food production operation out of their residence. Through this course individuals will gain knowledge of the Texas Cottage Food Law and general rules and best practices for preparing food safely.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
DASHing Your Way to Improved Health
Most people think having high blood pressure can only be managed through medications. However the foods you eat and making a few key choices can help you manage and lower your blood pressure. This session focuses on the foods, lifestyle changes, and ways to successfully manage your high blood pressure.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Family Dinner: It's more than meat & potatoes
This module will review trends in family meals, the nutritional and social benefits of family dinners, parenting styles and how they affect eating behavior, as well as some tips on how to enhance family dinners.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 7.00
Food Safety in the Classroom
There are many things one can do to help prevent foodborne illnesses from occurring, especially in children. This course is targeted towards child caregivers to discuss food safety practices in the preschool environment.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 7.00
Mini Talks about Mini Folks: Frequently Asked Questions on Child Nutrition
Answers to common child nutrition questions will be addressed. Questions discussed are: Is it the parentsĀ“ (or the childĀ“s) responsibility to determine how much food the child should eat? Is it normal for young children to refuse new food and how can I get him/her to try new foods? How can I help my overweight child? How can I get my child to eat more food? Should my child take a vitamin supplement? Should I allow my child to have sugar/sweets? What kind of milk is best for my child? How much juice can my child have? Is it okay for my child to have soft drinks? 
Credit Hours: 2 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 10.00
Nutritional Risk Assessment - DETERMINE
This module helps Area on Aging volunteers to make Nutrition Risk Assessments using the tool DETERMINE. Nutrition risk factors are reviewed and consumer handouts are provided. After completion of this module, volunteers will have a better understanding of the DETERMINE Nutrition Risk Assessment. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Old Wives' Tales: Myths about Feeding Children
This presentation contrasts commonly held myths regarding feeding young children with best practice recommendations. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Smart Goals for a Smarter Weight
This on-line course will help you to identify and meet goals to achieve a healthier weight. Setting goals and specific weight related tips are discussed. Smart Goals for a Smarter Weight includes entertaining videos, recipes and goal setting activities. Because there is no fee for this course, no certificate of completion will be awarded.  
Credit Hours: 3 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Snacks & the Preschool Child: Why, What & How
This lesson discusses the importance of snacks in the eating plan of preschool children. It discusses: why snacks are important, what kinds of foods should be served for snacks, and how to encourage children to eat healthful foods. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 7.00
Surfing the Web for Nutrition and Health Information: Separating Fact from Fiction
Sometimes searching for health information on the internet can be overwhelming. This technical course is designed for professionals and educators of the public. After completing this session you will better understand which internet sources to turn to for evidence-based health information. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Ten Behaviors That Promote a Heathy Weight in Preschool Children
Behaviors supporting a healthful weight in children will be discussed in context of their supporting research and recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Also discussed are sample preschool eating patterns recommended by the USDA MyPlate. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
The What, Why, and How of a Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern
A Mediterranean-style Eating Pattern is associated with positive health outcomes. This module discusses the fundamentals of the eating plan and its health benefits. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Understanding the Dates on Food Labels
Dates are placed on food labels for a variety of reasons. This course will help you learn the differences between dates often seen on products/packages at your local retail stores.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free