Tag Archive: Healthy

Beyond Valentine’s Day: Healthy Communication

We hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine’s Day last month and you had the opportunity to show a loved one that you care. But what about after Valentine’s Day? Healthy communication is one way you can show loved ones, like your significant other, that you respect and value them on a daily basis. According to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/02/beyond-valentines-day-healthy-communication/

Healthy Resolutions: The 5 Things You Should Avoid Eating in 2017

It’s that time of year again – time to make resolutions designed to improve your life to become a happier, healthier, and wealthier person. Unfortunately, some resolutions are not realistic and set us up for failure from the start. A very small percentage of us manage to maintain these lofty resolutions. However, there are small …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/27/healthy-resolutions-the-5-things-you-should-avoid-eating-in-2017/

Healthy Concession Stands

  FALL IS IN THE AIR, AND THAT MEANS FOOTBALL…AND CONCESSION STAND FOOD Whether it is football, baseball or basketball season, they all have one thing in common, concession stands with their unhealthy food options. During a regular season, foods that are available in concession stands may be the only mealtime option for busy families …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/26/healthy-concession-stands/

Tips for Building a Strong and Healthy Marriage

With an alarming divorce rate that has rapidly escalated during the last half of the 20th century, many couples are part of a growing group focusing on developing a healthy marriage. Research shows that there is a clear link between a healthy marriage and better health for men and women. Children also grow and thrive …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/09/25/tips-for-building-a-strong-and-healthy-marriage/

Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime. Make a “Smarter” Sandwich: While some kids prefer the same thing every day, others may be okay with a slight switch to their sandwich. Use different …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/11/packing-a-healthy-school-lunch-2/

Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Healthy School Lunch Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime. Make a “Smarter” Sandwich: While some kids prefer the same thing every day, others may be okay with a slight switch to their …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/03/packing-a-healthy-school-lunch/

3 Ways You Can Help Keep Our Bays Healthy

Following a previous article on the number of ways you can help sea turtles, this week we will look at ways that local residents can help keep our waterways clean. Poor water quality is a concern all over the country, and so it is locally as well. When we have heavy rain all sorts of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/15/3-ways-you-can-help-keep-our-bays-healthy/

Busy People Need to Eat Healthy, Too!

Prepare a shopping list It seems that we are rushing here and there, doing things at the speed of light. We may find ourselves consumed by work, meetings, school, sports practice for the kids… an endless list of things to keep us active, stressed, and often frantic. Life has become so busy that we often …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/23/busy-people-need-to-eat-healthy-too/

Living Soils Foster Healthy Farms

Promote healthy soils to secure the health of the many fruits and vegetables your farm grows. For small-scale farmers relying on cover crops and compost to fulfill their garden’s nutritional needs, it is important to remember healthy soil requires “life.”  What is it that separates soil that can support fruit and vegetable production from soil …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/14/living-soils-foster-healthy-farms/

Healthy Holiday Eating for Diabetics

Eat, drink, be happy and be healthy this holiday season. My favorite holidays are just around the corner. It is an exciting time to be with family and friends. There is usually lots of food that may come with lots of calories and carbohydrates. Are you wondering how to survive this holiday season without adding …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/22/healthy-holiday-eating-for-diabetics/

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