Have you been concerned about the lack of sleep that you have been getting lately? Well it could be attributed to the types of foods that you are eating before bedtime. Healthy People.gov reports that poor health is a common problem with more than 25% of U.S. adults reporting insufficient sleep or rest at least …

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What’s On Your Plate? (June Edition)   What choices are you making today that will influence the decisions of our students here on campus? The rising obesity rates and the prevalence of harmful weight management strategies employed by college students, have peaked the curiosity of researchers. In fact, The American College Health Association (2005) in …

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Are you on the path?

May 27, 2014 — 1 Comment

What’s On Your Plate (May Edition) The Pathway To Total You Wellness 2014 A corporate wellness program is an essential tool to empower staff to participate in activities that will help in the prevention or intervention of an illness and disease while taking charge of their overall health.  In 2013, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) implemented the Campus …

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The Waller County Citizens Assistance Coalition (WCCAC) has been conducting computer basics classes at the Waller County Public Library in Hempstead, TX. Participants are a diverse group of residents and have been in attendance at the weekly sessions. These participants have computer experiences ranging from no experience to moderately knowledgeable and owning laptops, tablets and …

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Panthers United is a campus recognized student organization, supported by the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS). The organization’s primary focus is to exemplify leadership while impacting the lives of limited resource families through support and service to Prairie View A&M University and the local community. Panthers United has undergone several major transitions over the years. It has recently elected new leadership as …

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Elementary, middle and high school students from Title 1 schools in the Edgewood Independent School District received an early Christmas present thank to the Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Edgewood ISD. Fifty-six pairs of new tennis shoes, donated by AgriLife Extension, Prairie View A&M College of …

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June 6, 2013-Most students learn about horticulture and how to start a business through text books and magazine articles. However by working with T.A.S.T.E (Teaching Agricultural Sustainability Through Economics) an entrepreneurial program ran by Community and Economic Development Cooperative Extension Agents Winnefred Jackson and Lloyd Hebert), the students at Odom Academy Middle School are getting …

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Selenium is an important mineral for making many of the body’s processes work correctly. The National Institutes of Health states that “Selenium is a trace element naturally present in many foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement”.  It has been used for underactive thyroids, osteoarthritis, hay fever, infertility, cataracts, and preventing miscarriages …

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