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Summer canning safety

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
By Tanya Davis

If your summer includes plans to can your homegrown vegetables, I hope you also find time to test your pressure canner dial gauge.

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Walk Across Texas results

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
By Tanya Davis

The 14th Annual Walk Across Texas top awards were recently presented to three teams.

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Locals attend TEEA Conference

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Five Wise County Extension Education members represented Wise County at the District 3 TEEA Conference April 18 in Archer City.

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Fair will promote healthier Wise

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
By Tanya Davis

The Wise County Health Fair is just days away, and this year promises to be the best yet!

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Wise County Health Fair is April 21

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Decatur Civic Center.

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Reducing sodium in canned beans is easy

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
By Tanya Davis

Have you been leery about purchasing canned food due to the sodium content?

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Choosing the right pedometer

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
By Tanya Davis

I hope that everyone is organizing their teams of eight in order to participate in our Walk Across Texas eight-week program which begins Monday, March 5.

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Time to get walking across Texas

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
By Tanya Davis

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

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Volunteers sought for Friend to Friend program

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
By Tanya Davis

It's a fact; getting important screening tests can save your life.

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Making your calories count – Orange and Avocado Salad

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
By Tanya Davis

This week completes our focus on Wise County's District 4-H Food Show winners and the nutritional benefits of their recipes.

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Nutrient dense Beef Lettuce Wraps

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
By Tanya Davis

This week we return to focusing on Wise County 4-Hers who learned through their foods and nutrition projects to make their calories count by including nutrient-rich foods in their diets.

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Low fat dessert idea: Berry Dessert Nachos

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
By Tanya Davis

This week's focus on Wise County 4-Hers in the foods project showcases a healthier dessert option for the New Year.

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Healthy dessert options – Quick Fruit Salad

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
By Tanya Davis

As you ponder what desserts to prepare for your holiday celebrations, I encourage you to consider the following Quick Fruit Salad recipe prepared by Bailey Keating.

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Making your calories count – Roasted Corn, Black Bean and Mango Salad

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
By Tanya Davis

This week continues our focus on Wise County's District 4-H Food Show winners and the nutritional benefits of their recipes.

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Making your calories count – Chicken Salsa Tomato Cups

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
By Tanya Davis

This week is the second in a series of seven articles that focuses on examples of how Wise County 4-Hers learned through their foods and nutrition projects to make their calories count more by including nutrient-rich foods in their diets.

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Smart nutrition choices: Asparagus Pasta Salad

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
By Tanya Davis

While we're overfed, we're undernourished, and new research shows that many Americans are not meeting their average daily needs for key nutrients.

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Let’s talk turkey preparation

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
By Tanya Davis

Note to all Wise County residents: did you realize that Thanksgiving is just around the corner?

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Managing diabetes during the holidays

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
By Tanya Davis

The holidays are typically filled with parties, celebrations and family gatherings. But the spotlight on food and eating during the holiday season can be challenging, especially for families dealing with diabetes.

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Sanitizing your kitchen: Easy, safe and inexpensive

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
By Tanya Davis

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that there are about 76 million cases of foodborne illnesses every year.

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Mealtime memories begin in the kitchen

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
By Tanya Davis

A good way to get young children excited about new foods and healthy eating is to get them involved in the kitchen.

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