Category: Health & Nutrition

Healthy Florida Lifestyle Workshop

For an opportunity to learn how to be healthy in every aspect and stage of your life, plan to attend our Healthy Florida Lifestyle Workshop series starting Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10am-11am. Register at www.oclivingwell.eventbrite.com for this… Read More

Home Canning Basics Classes in April

Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples!   This 2-part series will introduce the fundamentals of canning and build the skills you need to safely preserve food at home. Part 1:  Basics of Home Canning  – Tuesday, April 16, 2019… Read More

UF Nutrition Education Program Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Floridians Eat Healthier

March is National Nutrition Month, a reminder that we can all do better when it comes to eating right. But if resources are limited, it can be hard for individuals and families to access nutritious foods and practice… Read More

National Nutrition Month Advice: Eat More Fresh, Fewer Processed Foods

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nutrients from fresh foods give you “more bang for your nutritional buck,” says a registered dietitian with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. “For every calorie, there’s also going to be… Read More

Barley: Skip the Pearl and Choose Hulled or Hulless for Whole Grain Goodness

Whole grain barley is nutrient rich. Looking to increase your intake of whole grains?  Barley may be just the grain you have been looking for. Whole grain barley is nutrient-rich, containing high amounts of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, as… Read More