Category: Health & Nutrition

Pumpkins- Decoration or Food?

Fall is such a wonderful season for colorful falling leaves, hay rides, carved jack-o’-lanterns, Halloween costumes, pumpkin flavored foods, autumn gatherings, and pumpkin patches! Pumpkin carving is one the best Halloween activities families can engage in together, if… Read More

Have You Measured Your Waist Lately? You Could Have Abdominal Obesity …

What Does Waist Measurement Have To Do With Your Health? Waist circumference and body mass index (BMI) are two screening measurements used to assess body weight as it relates to disease risk.  Excess body fat increases risk of… Read More

Global Handwashing Day: Old-Fashioned Soap and Water Best Way to Prevent Illness, UF Professor Says

It’s a dirty truth: many people don’t wash their hands as often as they should. And that’s a problem when it comes to preventing disease, especially outbreaks of foodborne illness, says a University of Florida professor. “Washing your… Read More