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High Blood Pressure: Get the Facts


February 24, 2020

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences In honor of American Heart Month, I wanted to share a few facts about high blood pressure. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 78 million people ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health, Health And Wellness, High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, Nutrition, Wakulla, Wellness

Pumpkins are the Stars of Autumn


October 23, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Now that it is finally starting to feel like autumn here in north Florida, I have begun to see more and more fall-themed decorations. While the leaves may ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Autumn, Fall, Fall Decoration, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Home, Nutrition, Pumpkins, Wakulla
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Ancient Grains Explained


October 9, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences There are always a number of nutritional trends out there, with a new one emerging nearly every day. Some of the more recent trends include the increased consumption ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Ancient Grains, Diet, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Food, Grains, Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

Eating Healthy on the Go


September 16, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Too Busy to Eat Healthy? Nonsense! The key to eating healthy on the go is planning ahead. With proper planning, it is easy to incorporate healthy food choices ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Food, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Meals, Healthy Snacks, Nutrition, Wakulla, Wellness
high fructose corn syrup

High Fructose Corn Syrup: Saint or Sinner?


November 9, 2018

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences I was recently asked about whether high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) was a “good” or “bad” ingredient. The simple answer is that it is not that simple. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Food, Health, Healthy Eating, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Nutrition, Sugar, Sweeteners, Wakulla Extension
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Helping Kids Learn to Love Vegetables


September 13, 2018

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Photo credit: Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County, Family Consumer Sciences Kids and Vegetables Kids and vegetables have historically had ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Community, Educational, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Food, FYCS, General Information, Growing, Health, Nutrition, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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