What can 30 minutes do for you?
Join the Let’s Walk Florida! virtual education series and find out how just 30 minutes of physical activity a day can make a difference in your life. During this 6-week virtual education program, participants ... READ MORE
Excess fat, salt, and sugar in foods contribute to several health problems. However, we do not have to compromise taste. Just substitute excess salt, sugar, and fat for herbs and spices when cooking.
How to Substitute Salt for Herbs
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Turmeric is a bright yellow color tropical spice related to ginger (they are cousins). It has an earthy, somewhat bitter, spicy flavor. You can purchase it as a whole root or powder in most supermarkets.
There has been an increase in research ... READ MORE
Herbs are the leaves of plants, and spices are the roots, bark, and seeds (anything that is not a leaf). Adding herbs and spices into cooking goes beyond adding flavor; they add surprising protective health benefits.
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In today's high-speed and technological world, conversations about mental health have gained momentum, and the importance of addressing mental illnesses is finally being recognized. However, despite this progress, the stigma surrounding mental ... READ MORE
In today's fast-paced and demanding world, stress has become an all-too-familiar companion for many individuals. The pressure to perform, meet deadlines, and juggle personal responsibilities can leave us feeling overwhelmed and anxious. Mindfulness, ... READ MORE
Written by Hailey Peirce and edited by Kaitlyn McCarty
When considering the month of August, we often think of warm weather and kids returning to school. But did you know that the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics also designates ... READ MORE
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UF/IFAS Extension Collier County on the Southwest Coast of Florida is one of Collier County’s divisions receiving American Rescue Plan (ARP) grant funding provided through the U.S. Department of Treasury ... READ MORE
Many people enjoy frequent snacking. There are so many choices to choose from! Some snack choices can be unhealthy and others healthy. Healthy snacking is important at any age. Why not make the most of your snacking by choosing healthy food ... READ MORE
Mental health disorders can affect anyone, any time, and anywhere. Certain environments can push the stress button at any given moment, becoming the catalyst in altering our mood and how we think. The workplace is just one example of an ... READ MORE