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Food, Fire, and Fun


June 27, 2022

The summer solstice has come and gone, leaving in its wake longer days and their joys. Swimming. Visiting local parks. Reading at the beach. Wowing guests with your grilling abilities, or passing these valuable skills on to someone else. The ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Brian Estevez, Chad Carr, Cooking Safety, Ed Jennings, Food Safety, George Baker, Grilling, Jason Scheffler, Mark Mauldin, Sonja Crawford

What is Hard Water?


June 27, 2022

Hard water is a result of dissolved minerals Calcium, Magnesium, and Manganese. Hard water is a very common problem, affecting water in more than 85% of the country (Water Quality Association). The term "hardness" is applied to the soap neutralizing ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Hard Water, Hardness, Secondary Standards, Water, Water Agent, Water Hardness, Water RSA, Water Safety, Water Softener, Water Standards, Yilin Zhuang

Five Reasons to Start Exercising Today


June 22, 2022

There are many benefits to staying active and getting regular exercise.  One of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing is to prioritize getting some type of exercise every day. Need a reason to exercise? Being active ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 5 Reasons To Exercise, Benefits To Staying Active, Broward County, Check With Your Health Care Team, Community, Control Body Weight, Control Stress, Cool Down, Exercise, Expend Energy, Extension, Get Enough Sleep, Get Regular Exercise, How Much Sleep Do I Need, Hydrate, Living Longer, Make Exercise A Priority, Prevent Dehydration, Quality Of Life, Reduce Risks, Sleep Better, Stretch, Strong Bones And Muscles, Warm Up
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Find Your Frugal: Five money-saving tips for grocery shoppers


June 21, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps. In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Family Nutrition Program, Find Your Frugal, Grocery Shopping, Inflation, Saving Money, Sharon Austin

Music as a therapy to improve the life quality of patients living with dementia


June 17, 2022

Introduction Music has a profound impact on the lives of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. I know this firsthand after caring for my late father who passed from complications with fronto-temporal dementia. ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Alzheimer, Dementia, Music, Music Therapy, One Health Uf

Everything you need to know about One Health


June 15, 2022

Last March, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) to constitute ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Circular Health, Covid-19, FAO, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, UNEP, Who, WOAH

Bean Power

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June 15, 2022

Beans may not have the mouthwatering appeal as other food choices, but do you know the power that beans have on your nutrition and health? Beans are a source of protein and that is fuel for our muscles to stay strong. They are also considered ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition
Tags: Beans, Pulses

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