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  • EXTENSION NEWS: Lose weight without dieting

    There are many fad diets that you can follow to lose weight quickly. Unfortunately most of them will leave you feeling hungry and deprived. Instead, take small steps to change your food an activity habits by tweaking your food choices and lifestyle habits.

    July 7, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Quench thirst without regret

    Sipping on an ice-cold drink can help quench thirst and reduce the heat of the hot summer days, but cool liquid calories can add up faster than you might think.

    June 30, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Keeping safe this summer

    There are a lot of fun activities to do during the summer. Kids and adults all want to be sure to be safe. Here are some tips to make sure you have a safe summer.

    June 23, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Tips for eating healthy

    Many people find that keeping a food log helps them lose weight, but if you are not interested in doing that right now, you can take other steps to eat healthy. Here are some tips:

    June 16, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Be safe, not sorry, when grilling foods

    No one really wants to think about food poisoning when they are enjoying the outdoors and grilling food. But food safety is just as important when you are grilling outdoors as when you are in your kitchen.

    June 1, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Helping children cope

    Adults worry about their children when disasters occur. They may feel that they don’t want to discuss the events such as tornadoes or explosions that have occurred.

    May 26, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Eating healthy on a budget

    Does your budget make you want to eat peanut butter and Ramen noodles? Many people report that when they are cutting their budget, their first cuts are healthy foods, which for many seems like a splurge. Fortunately, you can still buy and enjoy nutritious foods without dipping deep into your wallet. Here are some ideas.

    May 19, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Try new greens for your salad

    Spring and summer are great times of year to explore a wide variety of fresh greens. Salads are popular any time, but how about being adventurous and trying some leafy greens you might not be as familiar with?

    May 11, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Children and play

    Play is the key to every child’s well being. Children learn about the world and experience life through play. One definition of play is “the spontaneous activity of children.” Through play, children practice the roles they will play later in life.

    April 28, 2013

  • EXTENSION NEWS: Tips on downsizing when moving from the family home

    Moving and relocating  to a smaller home later in life can have challenges. Instead of buying something larger to accommodate a growing family, older adults are more interested in having less space with fewer home maintenance responsibilities.

    April 21, 2013

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