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Functional Foods for Life Educational Program for Adults

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A functional food is defined as "one that has a potential benefit on health when consumed as part of a varied diet"(AND, 2013).

Consider listening to one, or all, of these podcasts to learn more about your favorite functional food!

For programming developed for nutrition educators, please visit our home page.

After each presentation, please take a moment to complete the anonymous Post/Pre Evaluation.

Berries and You: Perfect Together

Duration: 32 minutes
Post Survey: surveymonkey.com/r/FFLBerries

Bringing Vegetables to the Table: A Celebration of the Harvest

Duration: 34 minutes
Post Survey: surveymonkey.com/r/FFLVegetables

Chocolate: Is it the New Health Food?

Duration: 32 minutes
Post Survey: surveymonkey.com/r/FFLChocolate

Coffee: Should it be Your Mug of Choice?

Duration: 33 minutes
Post Survey: surveymonkey.com/r/FFLCoffee

Focus on Fungi: Mushrooms and Their Health Benefits

Duration: 29 minutes
Post Survey: surveymonkey.com/r/FFLFungi

Tea: Drink to Your Health!

Duration: 45 minutes
Post Survey: surveymonkey.com/r/FFLTea


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences