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Nutrition and Health

Chronic Disease Prevention 

Cooking for a Lifetime Cancer Prevention Cooking Schools

The Cancer Cooking School is a collaboration with UGA Extension and American Cancer Society and is a three hour program with a goal to educate and refer to screening women who are rarely and never screened for breast and cervical cancer as well as attempt to reduce the risk of cancer in women by teaching them how to select and prepare healthy foods and become more physically active. The program includes food demos with a tasting and a cookbook to take home. 

Upcoming Cancer Cooking Schools:

Tuesday May 2, 2017 – BILINGUAL (English and Spanish)
6 pm – 8:30 pm
Good Samaritan Health Center, 1015 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

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Extension Publications
  • So Easy To Preserve (B 989) The 6th edition of this popular book is available for purchase only. The 388-page book covers topics on Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Sweet Spreads and Syrups, Freezing and Drying. There are 10 new products and two revised product recommendations in this edition. It's suitable for both new and veteran food preservers. Information on how to purchase this for-sale publication is available at: http://setp.uga.edu
  • Jams and Jellies (FDNS-E-43-08) Sweet spreads—butters, jellies, jams, conserves, marmalades and preserves—add zest to meals. All contain the four essential ingredients needed to make a jellied fruit product–fruit, pectin, acid and sugar. They differ, however, depending upon fruit used, proportion of different ingredients, method of preparation and density of the fruit pulp. This publication deals with the basics of making jellies and jams, without adding pectin. Information on ingredients, equipment, and the canning process are provided in this publication. Recipes for jellies and jams are also included. For more information on food preservation, visit the National Center for Home Food Preservation online at http://nchfp.uga.edu.
  • Pickled Products (FDNS-E-43-07) Pickled products add spice to meals and snacks. The skillful blending of spices, sugar and vinegar with fruits and vegetables gives crisp, firm texture and pungent, sweet-sour flavor. Various types of pickle products can be made depending on the ingredients used and the methods of preparation. This publication covers the ingredients, equipment and procedures necessary for proper pickling. Recipes for a variety of pickled products are also included. For more information on food preservation, visit the National Center for Home Food Preservation online at http://nchfp.uga.edu.
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