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WISE NOTES FOR CONSUMERS

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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Back to School Lunch Planning

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Last week we focused on the importance of breakfast for our school-age children, but we don't want to forget about planning for a nutritious lunch as well.

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Fuel up on breakfast brain food

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
By Tanya Davis

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

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Money tips for college students

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
By Tanya Davis

In just a few weeks, many Wise County families will send their high school graduate into the world of college.

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Don’t let the faucet run dry

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
By Tanta Davis

What would you do if you turned on the tap and no water came out? Fortunately, most of us don't have to worry about that.

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Foods that create a feeling of fullness

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
By Tanya Davis

As you suspect, the connection between eating and feeling full isn't as simple as most people think. Scientists are still uncovering new information about the mechanisms involved.

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Food protection management course offered

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Food Service Managers are encouraged to attend a food safety training program 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, and Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Wise County office, located at 206 S. State St. in Decatur.

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4-H Scholarships awarded

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
By Tanya Davis

The Texas Home Demonstration Association was organized in August 1926 by 399 women attending a farmer's short course at A&M University.

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Manage diabetes through nutrition and healthy eating

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Are you 60 years of age, with diabetes or know of someone who is over the age of 60 with diabetes? Are you frustrated over the lack of selections of menus to prepare?

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Choose calories carefully with beverages

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
By Tanya Davis

When we think about how many calories we are consuming, we sometimes leave out the calories that we consume as beverages.

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The importance of fathers

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Father's Day is Sunday, June 17. You may say, why should there be a day set aside for fathers?

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Preserving the harvest with salsa

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
By Tanya Davis

If your tomato plants are loaded with as many tomatoes as mine, you may be searching for ways to serve and preserve in the coming months.

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It’s grilling season

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
By Tanya Davis

As the weather gets warmer and summer approaches, people spend more time on outdoor activities including cooking.

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