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Eat Right, Bite by Bite


March 3, 2020

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences March is National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite.” This theme was chosen to remind people of some of the basic nutrition ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Eating Right, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Food, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, National Nutrition Month, Wakulla, Wellness
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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

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
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Sunscreen Made Simple


June 28, 2019

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The sun is already scorching here in Wakulla County and it is not even officially summer yet. It is a constant and relentless companion when we are outside, ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Wellness, Sun Protection, Sun Safety, Sunburn, Sunscreen, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension, Wellness
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Six Common Falling Hazards in the Home


April 26, 2019

As we get older, our risk of falling increases. In fact, falling once doubles the chances of falling again. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of five falls causes serious injury such as broken bones or ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Fall Prevention, Falling, Falling Hazards, Falls, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Personal Safety, Tripping, Tripping Hazards, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension, Wellness

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