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Tips for a Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day


February 10, 2015

Let's dedicate this Valentine's Day to our hearts! Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but don't forget--February is American Heart Month! Here are some fun ideas for keeping the holiday heart-healthy! Take your sweetheart to a park ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: American Heart Month, Community, Cooking, Diet, Educational, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Health, Healthy, Heart, Heart-healthy, Living Well In The Panhandle, My Plate, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Valentine's, Valentine's Day, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Women

National Wear Red Day This Friday!


February 4, 2015

February is American Heart Month! January's presidential proclamation states, “cardiovascular disease — including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure — is responsible for one out of every three deaths. It is the No. 1 killer ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: American Heart Month, Blood Pressure, Community, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FCS, February, Food, Food And Nutrition, General Information, Heart, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

National Wear Red Day This Friday!


February 4, 2015

February is American Heart Month! January's presidential proclamation states, “cardiovascular disease — including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure — is responsible for one out of every three deaths. It is the No. 1 killer ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Diet, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, February, Food Safety, Go Red, Health, Healthy, Heart, Heart Attack, Living Well In The Panhandle, Management, My Plate, National Wear Red Day, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Stroke, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Food Entrepreneurship Workshop Offered


January 29, 2015

April 24th, 2015, University of Florida is excited to offer a workshop on starting a food business in Florida. The workshop will take place in Gainesville, FL, and is intended to provide the audience with general information on food safety and ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Business, Cooking, Entrepreneur, Events, Florida, Food, Food Safety, Gainesville, General Information, University Of Florida, Workshop

Healthy Eating: Calcium


December 24, 2014

Shelley Swenson is your local Extension Agent III UF/IFAS Wakulla, Consumer Sciences Agent Calcium is a major mineral found in your bones and teeth. Often, we do not get enough in our diet. As we get older, we are at risk for the bone ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Calcium, Children, Community, Cooking, Diet, Educational, Extension, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FDA Concerns, Food, Food Safety, Gluten Free, Health, Healthy, My Plate, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Uncategorized, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

Healthy Eating: Calcium


December 24, 2014

Shelley Swenson is your local Extension Agent III UF/IFAS Wakulla, Consumer Sciences Agent Calcium is a major mineral found in your bones and teeth. Often, we do not get enough in our diet. As we get older, we are at risk for the bone ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Calcium, Community, Cooking, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, General Information, Osteopororsis, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

Quinoa – A Gluten-Free Superfood!


December 22, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's MyPlate nutrition guide recommends that Americans consume half of their grains from whole grain foods. Most people tend to think of whole grain bread, pasta, or oatmeal when considering their options; ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Cooking, Diet, Educational, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Gluten Free, Health, Healthy, My Plate, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

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