Nutrition labels are very valuable because what you eat and put into your body is important. People need to be informed and control what they eat for both meals and snacks. One of the best ways to do this is to read food labels. MyPlate is also ... READ MORE
IS DIETARY FIBER BENEFICIAL TO MY BODY?
Yes, it is. That is why we often hear-“Include plenty of whole grains in your diet”. Fiber can help to prevent constipation, lower cholesterol, and more.
DO I NEED FIBER IN MY DIET?
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Watermelon is a refreshing and nutritious treat any time of the year. Watermelon feeds and watermelon seeds go hand in hand for some fun times. Read on for more information on eating, handling, growing, and serving tasty watermelon.
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About this series
Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. From grocery shelves to gas pumps, the ripple effects of the COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide.
Adding the start of hurricane season to the mix makes ... READ MORE
National Strawberry Month is celebrated during the month of May. It’s a good time to think about eating, growing, picking, serving and storing delicious and sweet strawberries. Strawberries are grown year round and Florida grows a lot of berries. ... READ MORE
This is the 5th blog in this series.
So far, we have covered knowing the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness, sources of water, tips to drink more water, and ideas to beat the heat and stay safe. Next, I am going to cover some tips ... READ MORE
This is the 4th blog in this series.
Keeping cool is part of good health. We have seen dangerous rising temperatures here and in other countries, triggering conditions and outcomes we have not seen before. It is very important to consider ... READ MORE
This is the 1st blog in this series.
It is hot in Florida and around the country. We need to be mindful of keeping our bodies properly hydrated. Bring a source of water with you when working, playing, gardening, biking, running, and/or enjoying ... READ MORE
Whether its cakes or candles, cough drops or cleaning solutions, vanilla is one of the most sought-after and widely used flavoring and aromatic agents applied across industries.
As domestic companies pledge to remove artificial vanilla ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
Are you interested in becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer in Broward County?
Who are the Master Gardener Volunteers?
Master Gardener Volunteers (MGVs) are horticultural ... READ MORE