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Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The refrigerated case – milk and yogurt

A shopper grapples with products and technology in a grocery store [CREDIT: pxhere.com, Viki Mohamad]

In our last “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” post, we tackled the frozen foods aisle. Now, let’s move onto the refrigerated cases. Here you will find a large variety of milks, yogurts, cheeses, eggs, dairy… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The freezer section

A shopper grapples with products and technology in a grocery store [CREDIT: pxhere.com, Viki Mohamad]

In our last two “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” posts, we covered the produce department, looking at fresh fruits and vegetables. In this post, we will head over to the frozen foods aisle, and talk… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Produce department – vegetables

A shopper grapples with products and technology in a grocery store [CREDIT: pxhere.com, Viki Mohamad]

In our “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” post, we discussed the produce department, focusing on fruits. This post will focus on vegetables. As a general rule, start by noting the condition of the produce department…. Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Produce department – fruits

A shopper grapples with products and technology in a grocery store [CREDIT: pxhere.com, Viki Mohamad]

In our last “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” post, we talked about building a healthier way of eating. Now that we have an idea about our eating patterns, let’s get shopping. First, there are plenty… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health– Building a healthier way of eating

A shopper grapples with products and technology in a grocery store [CREDIT: pxhere.com, Viki Mohamad]

As part of our “Grocery Shopping for your Health” series, we will take you on a tour of a typical store. But, before we begin, let’s look at what it means to build a healthy… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Our new blog series

A shopper grapples with products and technology in a grocery store [CREDIT: pxhere.com, Viki Mohamad]

Have you ever thought about grocery shopping as what it really should be: shopping for your health? It’s an unusual view, for many, but one that’s really worth exploring … and adopting. And we can… Read More

Struggling to pay your utility bills? These resources can help

If you can’t pay your utility bills, there are several financial assistance programs, if you qualify, that can help. The resources below summarize available utility assistance programs. Additionally, you can check out our energy and… Read More

Providing science-based programming to schools

By Dr. Katherine Clements, Sophia Moundous, Sarah Davis, Lee Hayes Byron, and contributors from all program areas UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County provides many opportunities for educational programming – not only for adults in our community,… Read More