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Susan Glassman, Extension Educator, shares Nutrition and Wellness information and recipes to make life healthier!
Diabetes

It's National Diabetes Awareness Month! Are you following your meal plan?

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month! Follow your diabetes meal plan Managing diabetes can be worrisome when you start to plan what you are going to eat. Feel assured that you can still eat favorite foods and create healthy menus that meet your needs. The key is variety and enjoying all the food groups. Learn more about the food groups...

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Diabetes

It's National Diabetes Awareness Month! Do you know your ABC's?

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month! Know your ABC's for managing diabetes! Remember the saying "all I really need to know I learned in kindergarten?" Those ABC's were important! When managing diabetes, it's as easy as knowing your ABC's. According to National Institute of Health, knowing your diabetes ABCs will help you manage blood g...

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Diabetes

It's National Diabetes Awareness Month! What are the types of Diabetes?

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, living with diabetes can be a challenge to manage every day. Each November, we observe National Diabetes Month to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on Americans. The rate of persons diagnosed with diabetes is approaching 12% locally as compared to approxima...

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Enjoy the season of Fall actively!

Get your 30 minutes a day of activity and  enjoy the season of Fall! Fall weather, cool and crisp in the morning and beautiful 70's in the afternoons! Take advantage by getting some fall activity. Spend some of your valuable time taking a walk after dinner Attend a local farmers market Have some family fun at a local orchard Rake leaves and g...

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DASH, Mediterranean and now the MIND Diet!

DASH, Mediterranean and now the MIND Diet! A new diet, known as the MIND diet, could significantly lower a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a paper published in March in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. The MIND diet has 15 dietary components, including 10 "brain-healthy food groups" — green leafy v...

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Cooking Meals at Home!

According to Rutgers Cooperative Extension, over the past few decades, Americans have been eating out more and cooking at home less often. If you have lost the zeal for cooking meals at home, don't fret! Have fun in the kitchen again! As summer changes to fall, set a goal to get back into your kitchen. Start by cooking at home two to three times a week. You will automatically enjoy the health b...

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Why test your pressure canner gauge each year?

It's food preservation season!  With all the work it takes to preserve garden foods, make sure you are off to successful canning season; get your pressure canner gauge tested. Reason for testing ; pressure canning is for low-acid foods. Low-acid foods include red meats, fish, poultry, and all vegetables, except for most tomatoes. Low-acid foods can suppo...

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