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Physical Activity and Fall Prevention

June 12, 2023

Life can be full of wonderful experiences. Falling is not among them. There is nothing pleasant about losing a sense of control, panicking while searching for a way to stabilize oneself, then feeling all kinds of pain after landing on the ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Fall Prevention, Linda B. Bobroff, Physical Activity, Sergio Romero, Wendy W. Lynch

Bay County 4-H Camps are in full swing!

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June 8, 2023

If you are looking for a summer activity for your child then look no further. Help your child develop pivotal life skills to help them grow and develop while having fun with their peers. You can still register for the following camps for the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Art, Art Camp, Bay County, Bay County 4-H Camps, Bugs, Cake, Cake Decoration, Child-friendly Activities, Decorating Cookies, Dessert, Life Skills Development, Peer Interaction, Plants, Science, Science Workshop, Summer, Summer Activities For Children, Summer Camp, Sweets, UF/IFAS Extension Office

Mantenimiento de rutina del agua de su pozo

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June 8, 2023

Creado por Yilin Zhuang y Andrea Albertin, agentes especialistas en recurso hídrico del departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS.  Si obtiene agua potable de su propio pozo, usted es el único responsable de garantizar que esta sea segura. ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Agua, Agua Potable, Andrea Albertin, Bacterias, Contaminacion, Departamento De Salud, Español, Pozo De Agua, Spanish, Yilin Zhuang

Will Men in the Kitchen Improve Nutrition? Women in Rwanda Say Yes

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June 7, 2023

Gender roles affect everyone, everywhere, but they are most pronounced in countries with highly traditional cultures. In many societies, men decide which foods to buy and how much, and this role makes them primary decision makers in relation ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food Safety, Gender Roles, International Development, Livestock, Nutrition, Rwanda

Eat Foods with Healthier Fats

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June 6, 2023

Unsaturated Fats are one type of several different types of dietary fats and oils.  All these different kinds of fat can be confusing. Let’s look at unsaturated fat a little more closely. Have you ever heard of healthy fats? These ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Avacado, Beans, Broward County, Edamame Recipe, Family And Consumer Sciences, Flaxseed, How Do I Eat Foods With Healthy Fats?, How Do I Follow A Heart Healthy Diet?, How Do I Reduce My Risk For Heart Disease?, How To Control My Cholesterol?, Learn About Fats And Oils, Mediterranean Diet, Monounsaturated Fat, MyPlate, Nuts, Olive Oil, Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Polyunsaturated Fat, Saturated Fat, Seeds, Unsaturated Fat, What Are The Different Kinds Of Dietary Fat?, What Is An Unsaturated Fat?
Logan and Dr. Karla Shelnutt at SNEB 2022 in Atlanta, standing with the presentation poster between them, Homestyle-2 program | Food Science and Human Nutrition UF/IFAS

Research Journeys Update: Logan Brunson, Homestyles-2 Nutrition Education Program

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June 6, 2023

We are excited to welcome back Logan Brunson to our FSHN Research Journeys series, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida! During the first year of his ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Childhood Obesity, Dr. Karla Shelnutt, Family Nutrition Program, FNCE, FNP, FSHN Research Journeys, Graduate Research, Graduate Student Research, Homestyles-2, Logan Brunson, Nutrition Education, Nutritional Sciences, Nutritional Sciences Graduate Degree, Nutritional Sciences Graduate Program, Nutritional Sciences Graduate Student, Nutritional Sciences Program, Nutritional-sciences-research, Research Journeys, Research-journeys-nutritional-sciences-ms, UF Graduate Student, What Is Nutritional Sciences Like

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