WISE NOTES FOR CONSUMERS

Be prepared for the unexpected during a tornado

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
By Tanya Davis

It's tornado season, and it's a good idea to be prepared in case disaster strikes.

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Foods to avoid?

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By Tanya Davis

Have you ever seen the website ads that say, "Never eat these foods?"

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Walkers are more than halfway around the world

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By Tanya Davis

Twenty-three teams are participating in Wise County Extension's Walk Across Texas, an eight-week team fitness program

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Course to curb foodborne illnesses

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By Tanya Davis

Foodborne illnesses can be prevented by following simple food safety practices.

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Tips for preparing hard-cooked eggs

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
By Tanya Davis

As Easter draws near, many of you may be preparing hard-cooked eggs for Easter egg hunts or your favorite deviled egg dish.

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Health Fair is this weekend

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
By Tanya Davis

As you mark your calendars for the many activities taking place this spring, I would like to encourage you to make plans to attend the Wise County Health Fair.

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Cooking Well with Diabetes

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Tanya Davis

I am excited to announce a new opportunity available through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension-Wise County.

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Eat more fruits and veggies

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Tanya Davis

In Texas, three out of four deaths are attributed to a chronic disease.

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Get ready for Walk Across Texas

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
By Tanya Davis

We continue to look at reasons we should all participate in the upcoming Walk Across Texas program, which kicks off Monday.

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Jumpstart exercise routine by walking

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Tanya Davis

Exercise is something most of us love to hate. But there is good news - walking is one of the safest and easiest ways to get the required amount of physical activity we need each week.

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20th annual Walk Across Texas begins soon

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Tanya Davis

Through a modest increase in daily activity, most Americans can improve their health.

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Food storage tips

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By Tanya Davis

Have you looked - really looked - at the foods in your kitchen cupboards lately? Is it time to bid some foods a fond farewell? Can you "revive" some aging foods so they still can be used?

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Fast food with slow cookers

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By Tanya Davis

To make this cold weather a little more bearable for those of us who are warm weather minded, I hope you are utilizing your favorite soup/stew recipes.

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Pick a diet plan that’s right for you

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By Tanya Davis

Was your New Year's resolution to find a diet plan that will work for you? As you consider diet plans, be careful not to choose a fad diet.

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Sign up for food handlers’ class in Decatur

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By Tanya Davis

Food borne illnesses can be prevented by following simple food safety practices. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Wise County provides a food protection management training program that seeks to reduce the risk of food borne illness.

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Step Up and Scale Down with new 12-week program

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By Tanya Davis

As the time draws closer to setting those New Year's resolutions or goals for the year, you may want to consider our online Step Up and Scale Down, A Healthy You 2018, which is a 12-week weight management program to help with your efforts.

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Making use of cranberries

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
By Tanya Davis

Cranberries are in season right now, which means they are abundant and inexpensive.

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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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