In the last blog, we learned about nutrition, but do you know anything about the bodily system that takes the nutrients and turns it into fuel for your body?
Category: Work & Life
Food is an integral part of who we are and impacts our lives, therefore eating nutritious and healthy food is essential.
Many of us have heard the term “carbon footprint” when talking about climate change and resource use. But what about other resources like water or energy? The concept is the same! All of the water you use in… Read More
As we Floridians know it is that time of year again, which means spending more money on keeping ourselves cool. Here are some cool summer savings tips on how to lower your utility bill and also stay comfortable:… Read More
UF/IFAS Extension invites kids 18 and under to participate in the Earth Day Mail Art Competition! Pick up your colored pencils, paintbrush, and scissors and get creative! This year’s theme is #PlasticFreeLifestyle – there is so much… Read More
A healthy heart is a key part of a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. February is American Hearth Month because heart disease is the leading cause of death of people in the world. This issue is being addressed in the… Read More
While the holidays are often considered the most wonderful time of the year, they also take a toll on your wallets and the environment. But do not worry, there are plenty of ways to avoid breaking the bank… Read More
There’s a nationwide obesity epidemic, especially in children and teens, and a lot of that has to do with unhealthy eating and lack of food preparation knowledge. Research has shown that the whole family benefits from family mealtime… Read More
The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday. The report is broken down into chapters on… Read More