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Physical Activity and Diabetes


April 6, 2022

By Brenda Marty Jimenez, MHM, RDN, LDN, FAND, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Extension Agent IV Jeanna Rhoulhac, RDN, LD/N, CDCES: Nutritionist/Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Broward Health Community Health Services Being ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: 150 Minutes Of Exercise Per Week, Always Check With Your Healthcare Provider, Being Active, Blood Glucose, Diabetes, Diabetes Management, Exercise, Exercise And Diabetes Managment, Feel Less Anxious, Feel Less Stressed, Fit, Have Fun, Healthcare Provider, Improve Well-being, Lose Body Fat, Lower Blood Glucose, Make Exercise A Priority, Move More, Muscle Strength, Nonslip Footwear, Peoplw With Diabetes, Pre-diabetes, Regular Exercise, Self Care, Sit Less, Stay Hydrated, Test Blood Sugar, Walking, Wear Proper Fitting Shoes

Older Adults-Save Your Energy and Simplify


April 4, 2022

Older adults may have trouble getting everything done in a day.  The pandemic has slowed things down for many seniors, families, and consumers.  Now that things have begun to pick up, it’s a good idea to reevaluate our activities and prioritize ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Ask For Help When Needed, Avoid Stress, Balance Work And Breaks, Break Larger Tasks Into Smaller Tasks, Carry Smaller Loads, Check With Your Healthcare Provider, Clear Clutter, Conserve Energy, Create A Meal Plan, Develop Good Coping Mechanisms, Don't Rush, Elder Nutrition And Food Safety, Energy Drain, Exercise, Flexibility And Mobility, Get Regular Exercise, Limit Items Stored On High Shelves, Lower Stress, Maintain Strength, Make Time For Breaks, Older Adults, Organize, Pace Yourself, Peak Energy Times, Personal Hygiene, Plan, Plan Ahead, Quality Of Life, Rest, Save Energy, Save Your Energy, Simplify, Simplify Your Life, Sit, Sit In A Chair With Good Support, Stand, Take Deep Breaths, Take Good Care Of Yourself, Wear Comfortable Shoes
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Hit Your Fitness Goals with Let’s Walk Florida!


March 9, 2022

Written by: Angelika Keene, Public Health Specialist This year, it is more important than ever to focus on adopting a healthier lifestyle. If you started 2022 with goals of improving your health, fitness, and well-being but have had trouble ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Brevard County, Exercise, Fitness, Group Activity, Health, Let's Walk Florida, Online Class, Physical Activity, Self-improvement, Wellness

Thoughts of the Heart


February 1, 2022

With Valentine’s Day approaching, photos of red hearts, heart shaped boxes of chocolates, colored candy hearts, and all types of chocolate come to mind during the month of February.  Valentine’s Day just presents us all with another choice ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: A Healthy Diet, Avoid Being Sedentary, Be Wise About Your Portion Size, Choose Healthy Fats, Choose Red, Choose Red Fruits And Vegetables, Consume Fresh Fruit, Consume Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, Dark Chocolate, Engage In Portion Control, Exercise, February, Fill Your Heart With Positivity, Follow MyPlate Guidelines, Follow The Advice Of Your Health Care Provider, Gifts Of The Heart, Heart Health, Limit Added Sugars, Physical Activity, Practice Moderation, Reach Out To Others That May Be Isolated, Red Hearts, Schedule Annual Appointments With Your Health Care Provider, Stay Hydrated, Strawberries, Strive For A Healthy Weight, Thoughts Of The Heart, US Dietary Guidelines For Americans, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day Gifts

New Year. New Thinking.


January 21, 2022

This is the time many people are thinking about new ideas, things they want to change and resolutions to be made to make for a better year.  Thoughts, actions, and knowledge matter when making healthy changes. Here are some ideas to consider ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Caring, Compassion, Diet, Exercise, Food Safety, Handwashing, Hydration, Kindness, Mindfulness, New Thinking, New Year, Resolutions, Self Care, Sleep, Thoughts Matter

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