2020 has proven to be an exceptionally difficult year. There have been no shortages of challenges, disruptions or bad news. At times, it’s been so many crises that we lose touch with the impacts we… Read More
Category: Health & Nutrition
This Wednesday evening, UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant launches the “Seafood at Your Fingertips: LIVE” cooking series. Libby Carnahan, Pinellas County Agent, is bringing you some fresh ideas for an old favorite- the can of… Read More
Florida is often referred to as the fishing capital of the world, making it unsurprising that Floridians eat nearly twice as much seafood as consumers in the rest of the nation. However, like the rest… Read More
Hillary Miller is a Program Assistant for the Family Nutrition Program in Pinellas County. Hillary provides a service to the community that allows her to educate the public on eating healthy. Which Hillary discusses in… Read More
While the beaches in Pinellas County are gaining a lot of press, County Parks and Preserves have remained open for recreational exercise, with limited amenities, during the duration of the “Safer at Home” County Order… Read More
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More
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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?
Food is an integral part of who we are and impacts our lives, therefore eating nutritious and healthy food is essential.
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… 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… Read More