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Category: Health & Nutrition

Pink Slime: University of Florida’s Dr. Carr Responds

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Family and Consumer Sciences, Agent II There has been so much publicity lately about pink slime and its use by manufacturers in hamburger. Dr. Chad Carr, Assistant Professor… Read More

Pink Slime: University of Florida’s Dr. Carr Responds

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Family and Consumer Sciences, Agent II   There has been so much publicity lately about pink slime and its use by manufacturers in hamburger.  Dr. Chad Carr, Assistant… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences Agent UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension It is our pleasure to share the latest issue of Family Nutrition in Action. This month, quick preparation of vegetables and 3-step meals are… Read More

Re-think Your Drink

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension With the coming of Spring, people naturally drink more beverages to accommodate for the heat. Many sweet beverages are little… Read More

Grapefruit Juice and Medicine May Not Mix

Courtesty of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Grapefruit juice can be part of a healthful diet—most of the time. It has vitamin C and potassium—substances your body needs to work properly. But it isn’t good… Read More

Dietary Guidelines 2010 Continued: Foods to Increase in Your Diet

Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Please welcome my guest contributor, Ms. Jennifer Murphy who is interning in our office through the Department of Agriculture.  She… Read More

Worst Diet Schemes of 2011

Courtesty of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension “Weight loss schemes are more lucrative and offensive than ever,” said Francie M. Berg, a licensed nutritionist and… Read More