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Category: Health & Nutrition

Guest Blog: My Tangle with the Delta Variant of COVID-19

As the Zoonotic Diseases Coordinator for the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County, I am required to remain abreast of emerging zoonotic diseases worldwide. The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which is the virus responsible for causing COVID-19,… Read More

There is No WiFi in the Woods, But a Better Connection

The change of seasons here in North Florida provides a time to encourage kids to put away the tablets and phones and get in touch with the outdoors.  Youth need time to reconnect with nature.  A great way… Read More

Fall Colors and Flavors

When you hear the word “Fall”….What is the first color that comes to mind? What food? “Orange and pumpkins?” “Red and apples? Think of all fruits and vegetables orange and red – apples, carrots, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, acorn… Read More

Pan-European Commission on One Health

This month the Pan-European Commission on Health and Development sponsored by the World Health organization – Europe has released the results of a year-long research project on how to rethink health and sustainable development after the pandemic.   The report, titled… Read More

It’s Time to Start Smelling Something “Fishy” on Your Plate

Co-authored by Holly Abeels, Beth Shephard, and Andrea Lazzari Who here likes eating seafood? Well, you’re not alone. Americans’ weekly consumption of seafood has stayed around 5 ounces per week for the past 30 years. However, this is… Read More

Celebrate National Guacamole Day with 4-H!

September 16 is National Guacamole Day but avocados can be used as part of a healthy diet for your family throughout the year in a number of ways.   There are actually entire restaurants based on building a menu… Read More