WISE NOTES FOR CONSUMERS

Changing to a healthful meal plan

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
By Tanya Davis

Last week's article pointed out five essential things women can do to reduce their risk of heart disease.

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Women and heart disease

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
By Tanya Davis

A little over half of women know the leading cause of death for women is heart disease.

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Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes classes offered

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
By Tanya Davis

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Wise County together with Angel's Care Home Health and the Wise County Extension Diabetes Coalition are planning Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes.

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Responding to stress

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
By Tanya Davis

According to the American Psychiatric Association "one-third of Americans are living with extreme stress.

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Fast food with slow cookers

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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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Step Up & Scale Down with program

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
By Tanya Davis

As the time draws closer to setting those New Year's resolutions (or maybe a better term, 'goals for the year') remember that Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Wise County is launching Step Up & Scale Down, a new 12-week weight management program to help with your efforts.

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Steps to preserve pecans at home

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
By Tanya Davis

America's favorite nut, the pecan, is shaking out of trees all over Texas and the South.

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Save the date for ‘Step Up & Scale Down’

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
By Tanya Davis

This is the time of year when everyone seems to be saying to themselves "as soon as I get through the holidays, I am going to start eating better and exercising."

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Tips to prevent holiday weight gain

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
By Tanya Davis

I'm sure that many of you have realized that the temptations of the season are upon us.

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Turkey Anytime: A recipe for turning leftovers into planned-overs

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Part of the pleasure of a Thanksgiving or other holiday meal is the aroma of a turkey baking in your oven.

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Festive foods can fit in diabetic menu plans

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Special occasions are made more special by the foods served.

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Local 4-Hers compete at District Food Challenge

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
By Tanya Davis

It seems that everywhere we turn, we hear about the impact of overweight and obesity on our nation, especially our children.

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Which is better for you, potatoes or rice?

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Nutrition professionals tend to avoid categorizing foods as good or bad, especially staples like potatoes and rice.

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Thinking beyond pumpkin pie

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
By Tanya Davis

It’s fall and thoughts turn to pumpkins and Halloween jack-o-lanterns. Young children can enjoy creating jack-o-lanterns by drawing the eyes and mouth on the pumpkin with markers, then the pumpkin is still safe for eating later. We usually think of using the pumpkin for pie, but there are many other recipes with pumpkin that are […]

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Stacking salts against each other

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Did you ever wonder why some recipes call for sea salt or kosher salt instead of regular salt? Is it healthier?

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Fun community events fill the calendar

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By Tanya Davis

As you look forward to the many community activities taking place in October, there are several Extension events in particular that I encourage you to attend.

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Friend to Friend: Staying healthy together

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Exhibits, vendors, food and information are all part of a Friend to Friend party that Wise County women are invited to attend 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the newly opened Weatherford College Wise County campus, 502 Big Sandy Court, just off U.S. 380, between Bridgeport and Decatur.

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EE members attend convention, prepare for Greenwood Fall Festival

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Wise County Extension Education Clubs were represented at the annual Texas Extension Education Association (TEEA) State Convention in Beaumont, Sept. 11-13 by Bobbie Ashley, Gerry Galloway and Dixie Range of the Greenwood Extension Education Club.

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Preparing for the unexpected

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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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Save the date for ‘Friend to Friend’

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
By Tanya Davis

To help women have a better understanding of breast and cervical cancer and the best way to prevent these cancers, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Wise County will conduct a "Friend to Friend" party on Tuesday evening, Oct. 16, at the newly opened Weatherford College Wise County campus.

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