By Daniel Gonzalez (UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County) and Chelsea Jones (Cornell Cooperative Extension Cortland County)
We welcome you back to our mental health blogging series. This is our final installment of the series in which ... READ MORE
BELLE GLADE, Fla. - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Obesity Facts for Children and Adolescents (www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/childhood.html), the following data has been gathered for individuals aged 2-19 ... READ MORE
The holiday season brings many families and friends together to celebrate, visit, and enjoy each other’s company. Holiday celebrations often take place with easy access to high calorie, traditional holiday foods that we have come to associate ... READ MORE
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but oftentimes breakfast is the meal that gets skipped the most. Eating a nutritious meal upon waking improves mental and physical performance throughout the day. Regularity in breakfast consumption ... READ MORE
BELLE GLADE, Fla. - Life is emotional. The loss of a loved one, finding the love of your life, meeting your children for the first time, all are examples of incredible emotional extremes the average human may come across within a few year's ... READ MORE
When flu season comes around, we hear of everyone stocking up on vitamin C and multivitamins to “boost” the immune system. In reality, our immune system is strongest when we eat a variety of foods throughout the year. The best way ... READ MORE
COVID-19 has impacted families across the world. With so much information circulating about the virus, it is important to know the facts. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), COVID-19 can be spread by touching contaminated surfaces ... READ MORE
BELLE GLADE, Fla. - During this unique time in history, it is important to stick to the facts when speaking to one another, and especially the young minds of today.
“The world’s greatest leaders and progressive thinkers have always ... READ MORE
The role of a caregiver can take a toll on you; physically, mentally, and/or emotionally. It can leave you feeling isolated, overwhelmed, and guilty. You may also exhibit feelings of sadness and anger. These feelings are your body’s way of ... READ MORE
Growing your own vegetables and fruits can be rewarding and healthy. Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet can help reduce the risk of diseases, and gardening gives you an opportunity to exercise while enjoying Florida’s outdoor living.
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