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All About Saturated Fat

June 2, 2023

Saturated fat is a type of dietary fat that can be harmful to your heart and blood vessels. Not all fats are the same. Saturated fat is found in foods such as pork, lard, lamb, beef, poultry skin, shortening, whole milk, and butter. Saturated ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Canola Oil, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Disease And Diet, Eating For Good Health, Good Health, Heart Health Diet, How Do I Lower My LDL Cholesterol?, LDL Cholesterol And How To Lower, Maintain Good Health, Mediterranean Diet, Monounsaturated Fat, Olive Oil, Polyunsaturated Fat, Read Food Labels, Replace Saturated Fats With Polyunsaturated And Monounsaturated Fats, Saturated Fat, Sesame Oil, Trim Visible Fat From Meat, US Dietary Guidelines 2020-2025, What Should I Eat?
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Serie de ahorro para el consumidor: cinco consejos para ahorrar en la compra de suministros para huracanes

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June 1, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas del distrito sureste de UF/IFAS. En esta serie: El aumento de los costos preocupa a los consumidores. El efecto de la pandemia de COVID todavía repercute en la economía ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alimentos No Perecederos, Alimentos Perecederos, Automovil, Baterias, Brenda Marty-Jimenez, Ciencias De La Familia Y El Consumidor, Combustible, Cupones, Español, Gasolina, Huracán, Linternas, Lista, Miplato, Ofertas, Serie De Ahorros Para El Consumidor, Spanish, Suministros

Control Your Cholesterol

June 1, 2023

Many people have been told to watch their cholesterol level and dietary intake because their bloodwork showed a high cholesterol reading. Cholesterol is a type of fat that is carried in your blood. You can take steps to manage your cholesterol ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Cholesterol, Diet, Exercise, Heart Attack, Heart Disease And Stroke, Heart Health, Lifestyle Factors, Portion Size, Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease, Saturated Fat, Take Care Of Your Heart, Told To Lower My Cholesterol, Unsaturated Fat, Watch Your Cholesterol Level, What Can I Do To Control My Cholesterol?, What Effects Your Cholesterol?, What Is Cholesterol?

Stay Active for Better Health

June 1, 2023

Staying physically active has so many benefits! Your body is meant to move. No matter your age or fitness level, you can add more activity to your life. Engaging in cardiac/aerobic, strength, and flexibility exercises all have their benefits. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: 150 Minutes Of Exercise Per Week, Active Lifestyle, Be Active Your Entire Life, Benefits Of Exercise, Cardiac, Commit To Being Active, Consult With Your Healthcare Provider, Control Your Weight, Diet, Eating Healthier And Being Active, Exercise, Fitness Apps, Jogging, Kayaking, Move More Sit Less, MyPlate, MyPlate Nutrition, Physical Activity, Physical Activity Plan, Pickleball, Skateboarding, Step Tracker, Strength And Flexibility Exercises, Track Your Daily Steps, Wearable Device, Well-balanced Diet

Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle Can Seem Like A Daunting Task In Today’s Busy World!

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May 30, 2023

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can seem like a daunting task in today's busy world. But fear not, achieving a well-rounded and healthy lifestyle is possible with the right mindset and habits. Here are ten tips to lead a healthy lifestyle: Incorporate ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
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Miami-Dade County 4-H, part of $12.5M grant to empower underserved communities

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May 23, 2023

Thanks to a $12.5 million grant from The Children's Trust, the 4-H Youth Development Program at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is set to expand its outreach to communities in need. The Children’s Trust has awarded the grant to ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Miami-Dade, 4-H Youth Development Program, Agriculture Education, Agritech, AgriTech And Food Systems Internship, Food Systems, Healthy Eating, Kenan Bridges, STEM, The Children's Trust, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, Youth Fitness
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Learning about LILA Areas and Community Food Environment Disparities

May 22, 2023

Five years after leaving their hometown, two friends reconnect. The first friend moved to the heart of a big city, and the second relocated to the suburbs. They take a long stroll around the city and catch up on half a decade of small talk ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Alicia Papanek, Catherine G. Campbell, Community Food Environment, Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Disparities, Food, Karla Shelnutt, Nutrition
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Growing Your Healthy Florida Lifestyle in Seminole County 2023

May 22, 2023

Grow Your Healthy Florida Lifestyle Beginning in April, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County hosted a five week Grow Your Healthy Florida Lifestyle Series. The class met every Friday for 3 hours to learn all about the dimensions of wellness and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Farm To Fork, Freshfromflorida, Healthy Lifestyles, KnowYourFood, SeminoleCountyAg, ThinkLocal

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