The end of the year is almost here and we all know that means holidays and celebrations are in full swing. The best part of any celebration (besides friends and family, of course)? All of the delicious food! While the food we consume around ... READ MORE
November is here! We step into the holiday season, a period filled with happiness, festivities, and delectable culinary delights! As we approach the Holiday Season, it's essential to find ways to enjoy the festivities while still maintaining ... READ MORE
When you’re giving thanks this Thanksgiving, consider that much of your food grew in the Sunshine State, say University of Florida experts.
Those edibles include corn, potatoes, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, lettuce and tomatoes.
Like many ... READ MORE
Fall is here, which means cooler weather, fall fun, and pumpkins! If you’ve been to the store lately, you’ve probably seen pumpkin-flavored everything. Even I can admit, I am a huge fan of pumpkin-flavored things and when fall rolls around, ... READ MORE
Hello, Spooky Season Enthusiasts!
October is here, and you know what that means: pumpkins, costumes, and lots of treats! But wait, should treats only mean sugar-laden candies and chocolates? This Halloween, let’s aim for treats that aren't ... READ MORE
This blog was written by Luis Acosta, a 4-H Teen Ambassador in Miami-Dade County.
Malnutrition and Our Neurological Health
“You are what you eat”. It needs to be understood that nutrition is the basis of health. In a sense, it's what powers ... READ MORE
Do you skip eating breakfast or maybe skimp on breakfast? For some, not being hungry in the morning or not having enough time is a good reason to skip this important meal altogether. But you might want to re-think that habit.
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September 25th marks National Cooking Day, a perfect time to reflect on the joys and benefits of home cooking. While only some might be culinary enthusiasts, many of us have embraced our inner chef more than we would have expected. I understand ... READ MORE
A common ingredient in almost 99% of all households is salt, which is cherished for its role in flavoring food. Contrarily, high salt consumption has been linked with a multitude of health issues, such as bloating, hypertension, heart disease, ... READ MORE
Hello, summer! What better way to dive into August than to talk about one of the most well-known summertime fruits – watermelon! Did you know that here in Florida, we are the top producer of watermelon in the U.S.?! Summertime is the prime ... READ MORE