When people think of Florida, they often think of sandy beaches, sunshine and... oranges. On May 4, we can celebrate oranges with National Orange Juice Day.
According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Florida ... READ MORE
No matter what age you are, it's never too late to start moving your body. Regular physical activity is a gift that you can give to yourself. Physical activity promotes good health and a better outlook on life. If you've been sedentary for ... READ MORE
You've probably heard plenty about keeping healthy by eating right, staying hydrated, and getting enough exercise and sleep. But, as you age, have you ever thought about your daily diet and whether you are getting the right amounts of vitamins ... READ MORE
by Alia Garrett, Siri Khalsa, Jackie Lebouitz, and Maria Rometo
Now more than ever, every penny counts. Read our tips below to see some easy ways to save money and resources at home.
Turn off your lights, fans, and electronics ... READ MORE
Super Bowl Sunday is just days away. As the festivities begin and we make plans to party or tailgate together (safely, with social distancing and masks), keep one key precaution in mind: safety from foodborne illness.
Dips and chips, chicken ... READ MORE
Many of us read the Nutrition Facts label when making selections at the grocery store, an important step on our path to healthy living. But, have you ever thought about the difference between "serving size" and "portion size"?
We won't throw ... READ MORE
Sandwiched between National Pie Day (Jan. 23) and National Irish Coffee Day (Jan. 25), we celebrate peanut butter and all its deliciousness, with National Peanut Butter Day on Jan. 24.
Peanut butter is more than just good to eat. It's also ... READ MORE
Did you know Tuesday (Jan. 11) is National Milk Day in the United States? More importantly, do you know what is a dairy food, and why we need them?
Dairy foods are, of course, a key part of the MyPlate dietary guide from the U.S. Department ... READ MORE
Growing a school garden and looking for grant support? Perhaps finding funding is your New Year's resolution. After all- when you live in Florida, school gardens are in-season in January. Fortunately for you there are grants linked below. Some ... READ MORE
In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we looked at food safety, starting at the store. Today, in our final (planned) post in the series, we discuss shopping "green."
For our purposes, shopping "green" carries dual ... READ MORE