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EXTENSION NEWS: Getting more zzzs could help you lose some lbs.
We spend about one-third of our lifetime sleeping. Sleep is important for learning and memory. Sleep also helps our immune system to resist illness and disease, increases response times in emergencies, improves our mood and feelings of wellness and gives us the energy we need to be more active and alert.
EXTENSION NEWS: When thirsty, think water first
If you have kids or other family members who don’t drink enough water, you should encourage them. Rather than choosing a soda or fruit drinks to quench a thirst, choose water first.
EXTENSION NEWS: Peanut butter can be a hearty choice for nutrition
Peanut butter can offer the same health benefits that peanuts do. Peanuts are a legume and can give you the same health benefits as true tree nuts, such as almonds and walnuts.
EXTENSION NEWS: Baking a way for families to cook up fun times together
Baking can be a fun way to spend time together as a family. It can be inexpensive and be a great way to share baking traditions, recipes and family heritage that can be handed down for many generations.
EXTENSION NEWS: Valentine’s Day means family, friends, love and celebration
Valentine’s Day is Friday. The stores have been stocked with decorations, candy and cards since the first of January. This is a good time to think of ways to share love and caring with family and friends. Consider ways your family can celebrate together.
EXTENSION NEWS: How long to store tax records?
You may be starting to collect your documents that you need for filing your 2013 taxes. You may have found that you have tax records and other information for many years. You may wonder how long do I need to keep all of these records.
EXTENSION NEWS: Nuts about nutrition
Did you know that nuts can help you to live longer?
EXTENSION NEWS: Protecting yourself from the ‘silent killer’
Cold weather and sometimes power outages can make for the perfect combination for carbon monoxide poisoning, otherwise known as the “silent killer.”
EXTENSION NEWS: Aging successfully
Everyday we learn about more and more people who are living a long healthy life through their 80s and 90s and many who actually live to be 100 years or older. As people continue to live longer, we must think about how well and how successfully they are aging.
EXTENSION NEWS: Fight flu, colds by eating a healthy diet
Waking up with a cold or the flu is not fun. Sometimes it makes you want to be more proactive about your health. Giving your immune system a boost can help prevent viruses from claiming you as a victim, but have you ever wondered how effective they are? A healthy diet can help you fight colds and flu.
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