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Cloves and Bulbs of the Garlic

Vegetable Spotlight: Garlic

December is time for cold weather, and the end of a growing season for many crops. However, there is …

Baby and Dad Sleeping

How Do I Get Better Sleep?

When thinking about good health, we always look at eating well and getting in physical activity. However, there are …

table set with holiday meal

Save Money on Holiday Meals

The holidays are a time to get together with family and friends to enjoy good food and great company. …

Kale

Vegetable Spotlight: Kale

What’s leafy, looks bumpy, and green all over? I believe that would be Kale! Which just so happens to …

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Are You Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is a very important nutrient that benefits the body in many ways, from weight management to maintaining a …

Beets

Vegetable Spotlight: Beets

Today, we are putting the spotlight on a nutritious and delicious vegetable, which one of its most popular varieties …

OKra

Vegetable Spotlight: Okra

Today we are putting the spotlight on a classic southern vegetable, the okra! According to NC State Extension, Okra …

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Portion Control Know-How!

Portioning your food can make a huge impact on creating a healthy lifestyle and great management of one’s weight. …

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This publication discusses how to prevent mold growth in the home environment.

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