WISE NOTES FOR CONSUMERS

Healthy gift ideas for the holidays

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Do you have a friend or family member who is a fitness fanatic, or one you would like to lovingly nudge toward a healthier lifestyle?

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10 simple tips to keep holiday weight off your hips

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By Tanya Davis

The holidays are upon us. With Halloween candy and Thanksgiving turkey behind us and Christmas and New Year's Eve before us, the recipe for weight gain is set.

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Eat, drink and be merry; Festive foods can fit in diabetic menu plans

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Special occasions are made more special by the foods served. Don't let diabetes keep you from enjoying these festive occasions.

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Let’s talk turkey

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By Tanya Davis

It's almost time to give thanks and feast on turkey with family and friends.

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Volunteer fall prevention coaches needed

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling.

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Extension office to offer food handler’s class

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Food borne illnesses can be prevented by following simple food safety practices.

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Pumpkin time

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Tanya Davis

During October and even November, pumpkins seem to be a staple: pumpkin patches, jack-o'-lanterns and pumpkin pie.

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Try weekly menu planning

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Cooking nutritious meals for your family may seem like a daunting task, but with menu planning and time management you can do it.

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Extension Education club members recognized at state convention

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Wise County Extension Education Clubs were represented at the annual Texas Extension Education Association (TEEA) State Convention Sept. 12-13 in Horseshoe Bay.

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September is Family Mealtime Month

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By Tanya Davis

September is a special month for AgriLife Extension as we "Celebrate Family Mealtime."

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How long can you safely keep leftovers in the refrigerator?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
By Tanya Davis

The first step in having safe leftovers is cooking the food safely. Use a food thermometer to make sure that the food is cooked to a safe, minimum internal temperature.

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Preparing for the unexpected

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Tanya Davis

There are continuous reminders that disasters can happen at any time and any place and that each event is unique.

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Five days of healthy lunch ideas

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By Tanya Davis

For parents whose children do not want to eat the meals served at school, providing a well-balanced, healthy and appetizing selection of foods that can be kept cool until eaten can be a challenge.

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Kids still not eating enough produce

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Recent studies are still showing us that many children still aren't getting enough fruits and vegetables.

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Breakfast matters

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
By Tanya Davis

It’s that time of year again! School time! I hope that everyone’s year got off to an exciting start.

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Making homemade ice cream without using raw eggs

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By Tanya Davis

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day.

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Six ideas for low-sugar drinks

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By Tanya Davis

We have been hearing it for years, and I believe most consumers would agree, that sugary drink portion sizes have risen dramatically over the past 40 years.

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Enjoying Texas produce

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By Tanya Davis

How fortunate for us that Texas is one of the largest producers of fresh fruits and vegetables, which makes our healthy choices almost endless.

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Food protection management courses start in August

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Two classes pertaining to food safety will be offered by the Wise County Extension office during the month of August.

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Take precautions to avoid overheating

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Tanya Davis

As summertime temperatures rise, we should take extra precautions to guard against overheating and heat stroke.

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