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What’s In Season Now?

Fresh From Florida! 2015 has officially arrived, and what better way to start the new year than with fresh produce–from right here in Florida! Make sure to get your Fresh From Florida shopping list to know what locally… Read More

Healthy Eating: Calcium

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… Read More

Quinoa – A Gluten-Free Superfood!

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; however, there… Read More

FABULOUS FOOD COOKING CLASS: No Time to Cook!

Eating healthy meals doesn’t mean you need to spend hours in the kitchen! A little planning, a  well-stocked kitchen and these quick-fix tricks will help get healthy meals on your table with minimal effort.  Learn time-saving cooking techniques… Read More

Family Nutrition In Action – September Newsletter

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent II In this Issue: What is a Nutrient? Follow Food Through the Body Nourish Your Body Well Read Family Nutrition In Action…

Women’s Financial Management Series

Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Women’s Financial Management Series Consider hosting this event at your church, social group, or let me know if you would like to be… Read More

Green Tomatoes: Nutrition, Selection, Storage

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Did you know… Green tomatoes have most of the same health benefits as red tomatoes, with almost the same  of beta-carotene. Fried green tomatoes are a Southern… Read More

Rethink Your Drink

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of diets promising fast results.  There are low-carb diets, high-carb diets, low-fat diets,… Read More

Family Nutrition In Action – June 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Do you know if you get enough calcium from the foods you eat? Calcium is one of the most important  nutrients that… 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 highlighted. There is… Read More