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Enhancing Flavors with Oils and Vinegars

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf, Extension Specialist for Nutrition and Health

Episode 12, Season 3

Using oils and vinegars is a great way to enhance the flavor of food!  On this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Heather Norman-Burgdolf shares with Dr. Jennifer Hunter some favorite ways to bring out an entirely different flavor profile for some of your reliable recipes. 

Savor the Flavor: Cooking with Oils and Vinegars

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Oh the places we can go!

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 6

 

Welcome to Week  of our FACS Sizzlin' Summer. Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky. On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

 

Episode 4, Season 3

 

Oh the places we can go!

 

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Jason Swanson, Assistant Professor of Retailing and Tourism Management

 

Have your summer travel plans been derailed or perhaps even cancelled due to the global pandemic?  This week, Dr. Jason Swanson sits down with Dr. Jennifer Hunter to share some local travel options.  He also shares about a study tour and reality tv show "Transformative Travels" that his students embarked on last year!  Listen today to Dr. Swanson's travel suggestions and then watch the series (linked below) for ideas about places to visit across the Commonwealth!

 

Transformative Travels on KET

 

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Hosting A Family Olympics

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 3 - Fire up the 4th!

Welcome to Week 3 of our FACS Sizzlin' Summer. Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky. On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Dr. Amy Kostelic, Extension Specialist for Adult Development and Aging and Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 1, Season 3

July 4th is traditionally a holiday celebrated with friends and family, food, fireworks and fun!  This year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, not only have the summer Olympics been postponed to 202ONE, but Independence Day celebrations may look a little different due to social distancing.  This week Amy Kostelic and Natalie Jones, provide great tips and ideas for keeping the fun in the 4th and hosting your own Olympics celebration!

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Thrill of the Grill

FACS Sizzlin' Summer - Week 2

Welcome to Week 2 of our FACS Sizzlin' Summer. Each week our podcast topic will relate to a theme that will be used for summer programming in county offices across the state of Kentucky. On Thursdays at 11 am eastern time, join us on our Facebook page @UKFCSExt for a related webinar.

Thrill of the Grill

Host: Mindy McCulley, Extension Specialist for Instructional Support, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Annhall Norris, Extension Specialist for Food Safety and Preservation

Episode 52, Season 2

Grilling food is a delicious and fun food preparation method that defines summer eating for many people.  On this episode of Talking FACS, Annhall Norris shares some great grilling tips with Mindy McCulley. From preparation to serving and storage, listeners will hear best practices for serving up a safe and delicious grilled meal.

Remember to cook your meat to a proper internal temperature:

ground meat               160 degrees F

poultry                         165 degrees F

steaks, chops, roasts  145 degrees F

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Grab and Go the Healthier Way

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Dr. Courtney Luecking, Extension Specialist for Nutrition and Health

Episode 36, Season 2

Finding healthy eating options when you are out and about can sometimes be a challenge.  On this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Dr. Courtney Luecking to explore ways to head off what can sometimes be an obstacle to making healthier eating choices.

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Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest: Rachel Miller, MS, RD, CSO, LD, Registered Dietitian Consultant, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center

Special Edition Series – Cancer Conversations Episode 10

We've all heard the old adage, "You are what you eat."  The foods you choose to eat can certainly impact your health.  On this episode of Cancer Conversations on Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Rachel Miller from the Markey Cancer Center to discuss the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as other tips for making healthy food choices.

For additional information, visit:

Markey Menu a blog with recipe demonstration videos, every day healthy eating tips and much more from the UK Markey Cancer Center

American Institute for Cancer Research: What to Eat to Lower Cancer Risk

American Cancer Society: Eat Healthy and Get Active

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Food Recalls: Maintaining Food Safety at Home

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Annhall Norris, Extension Specialist for Food Safety and Food Preservation

Episode 18, Season 2

Food recalls are designed to keep our food supply safe. In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter sits down with Annhall Norris to discuss how food recalls work, the two federal agencies tasked with monitoring our food supply and ways to ensure your food safety at home.  They also discuss the "Food Safety Widget" an app that brings food recall information directly to your browser.

The Food Safety Widget

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Straight Talk About Mammograms

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 17, Season 2

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Natalie Jones are going to really talk about mammograms. . . who needs to get them, how to prepare for one, and what to expect when you go in for one.  They discuss things women can do to help their healthcare provider give them the best care possible!

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness - Research and Screening in KY

Host:  Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky

Guest:  Dr. Edward Pavlik, Director of the Ovarian Cancer Screening Program, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center

Special Edition Series – Cancer Conversations Episode 9

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  In this episode of Cancer Conversations on Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Dr. Ed Pavlik discuss many characteristics and issues associated with cancer of the ovaries.  They also discuss the Kentucky Ovarian Cancer Screening Program and the eligibility requirements for Kentucky women to participate.  The Ovarian Cancer Research Program has been supported since its inception by the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association, as they recognize the importance of early detection in this disease that is often called the silent killer.

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For additional information, click the links below.

Ovarian Screening Program at the University of Kentucky:

Info

Markey Cancer Center

Assessment tools:

Assess Your Risk

Ontario Family History Assessment Tool

The Ontario Family History Assessment tool is a way to determine if a person should be advised to have BRCA1/2 testing.  The Assess Your Risk tool performs a risk evaluation for both ovarian and breast cancers.

 

International Gynecologic Cancer Society Interview

 

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Health Literacy: Understanding what your doctor is telling you

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Natalie Jones, Extension Specialist for Family Health

Episode 13, Season 2

Understanding what you are being told by your health care provider is critical to your overall health.  In this episode of Talking FACS, Dr. Jennifer Hunter and Natalie Jones, break down the importance of clearly understanding your health conditions, what you need to do for those conditions and why what you are being asked to do will impact your health and life.

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