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An Apple a Day May Keep the Doctor Away

Apples are an ancient fruit, grown for thousands of years, and belong to the Rose family of plants. The Rose family also includes plums, raspberries, cherries, peaches, pears, and almonds. According to Professor Peter C. Andersen, UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, the basics of apple growing …

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Don’t ‘Waist’ Your Heart Away

Knowing your waist circumference is a simple way to determine if you are at risk for heart disease. A waist circumference larger than 40 inches for men or 35 inches for women deems a person overweight per National Institute of Health (NIH) guidelines. It is commonly known that being overweight is associated with a barrage …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/14/dont-waist-your-heart-away/

How Much Food Are You Throwing Away?

Two-thirds of American household waste is due to food spoilage Sustainability – 1.   The ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed.  2. Environmental Science: The quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting it. This Earth Day, think about the dictionary definitions of sustainability, especially as they relate to consumer choices.  Take …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/17/how-much-food-are-you-throwing-away/