Blog by Rudy White, volunteer Master Gardener
Hydroponics for Youth
Beginning in 2017, continuing into 2018, Seminole County Master Gardeners introduced a new hydroponics workshop into several Seminole County elementary schools. The workshop ... READ MORE
Beginning in 2017, an integrated financial program focusing on food systems was developed and implemented. This program covers everything from the logistics of food appropriation to comparison shopping. Included in the discussion are the local ... READ MORE
Managing blood pressure is a key part of good health. This free, on-line lunchtime series from UF/IFAS Extension and UF Health provides information to help prevent or manage high blood pressure.
Essentials of Blood Pressure Management 5 part ... READ MORE
Registration is open for the March 4Health Virtual 5K 4‑H health, nutrition, and fitness programs help youth understand the importance of eating right, physical fitness, being active and practicing good hygiene. Mastering these basic health ... READ MORE
PreventT2 is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The program includes a trained lifestyle coach, CDC-approved curriculum, and group support. There are 16 weekly meetings ... READ MORE
What is Prediabetes?
Prediabetes means your blood sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough to diagnose as diabetes. Click here to learn more.
“Approximately 84 million American adults -more than 1 out of 3 – have prediabetes. ... READ MORE
Herbs are the leaves of temperate climate plants; temperate climates have summers and winters of similar length. Examples of herbs include basil, thyme, sage, rosemary, and oregano. Today, herbs often are used in cooking to enhance the flavor ... READ MORE
The proper amount of consumption of water is a concern for many of us since we tend to ignore signs of dehydration such as dry mouth, headache, fatigue, dizziness and decreased urination. Taking certain medications, not feeling thirsty, or having ... READ MORE
Hydration Myths is an excellent UF/IFAS EDIS publication on everyday myths we hear about water. Water is essential for life and used for vital functions in our body such as delivering nutrients to cells; removing waste products from the body; ... READ MORE
Happy new month! January flew by and we are now in what many of us recognize as National Heart Month. How do you take care of your heart? Diet and fitness are easy ways to prevent heart disease. For example, are you getting enough fiber? ... READ MORE