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Tag: Family and Consumer Sciences

Project Pantry: Chocolate Chip Muffins

This week’s recipe takes a walk on the sweeter side: chocolate chip muffins! These sweet treats are perfect for breakfast or a quick snack and are so easy to make, you’ll want to make them all the time…. Read More

Managing Stress Over Finances

In times of crisis, there can be so many additional challenges to our daily lives. Right now, as we all deal with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of those challenges are extremely difficult, and managing stress… Read More

Jackson County Extension Welcomes New Family and Consumer Sciences Agent

The Jackson County Extension Service is excited to welcome Terri Keith as the new Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Keith will be providing science-based information from the University of Florida to help Jackson County citizens make wise choices… Read More

IMPROVING FUNCTIONAL FITNESS AND REDUCING RISK OF SARCOPENIA IN OLDER ADULTS.

W. Lynch, UF/IFAS Extension, Putnam County, East Palatka, FL. Situation: Florida’s 65 and older population is 19.9%[1] and is estimated to reach 32.5% by 2030 [22] ; 23.2% of Putnam[33] County residents are ages 65 or older. Aging… Read More

AGING WELL IN FLORIDA, A TRI-COUNTY APPROACH

L. Duncan, UF/ IFAS Extension Sumter County, L. Spence, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, M. Wilchcombe, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County. Situation: The population in The Villages Florida continues to grow. Following a series of programs called Sharing Wisdom, the… Read More

IMPROVING CULINARY SKILLS THROUGH THE COOK SMART, EAT SMART PROGRAM.

V. Zabala, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL. Situation: In general, foods prepared away from home provide more calories, sodium, and saturated fats than foods prepared at home. The Food & Drug Administration reports that for the average… Read More