Angela Hinkle, EFNEP Extension Agent

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Name: Angela Hinkle, EFNEP Extension Agent
Date registered: February 3, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Families Eat Too Many Sofas — February 3, 2014
  2. Eat More … Veggies — September 12, 2013
  3. Eat More … Veggies — August 9, 2013
  4. Fruit Frenzy — August 9, 2013
  5. Chill Out in the Summer Heat — August 9, 2013

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Families Eat Too Many Sofas

No, not the kind you sit on.  SoFAS stands for “Solid Fats and Added Sugars”.  Even though the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends no more that about 15% of daily calories come from SoFAS, Americans of both sexes and all ages get closer to about 35% of their daily calories from SoFAS – nearly 800 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2014/02/03/families-eat-too-many-sofas/

Eat More … Veggies

Eat more vegetables for your health Vegetables are a good source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.  When included as part of a well-balanced diet and a healthy active lifestyle, vegetables can help:  lower your cholesterol, reduce obesity and maintain a healthy weight, and lower your blood pressure.  Vegetables contain phytochemicals that help to lower risk …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2013/09/12/eat-more-veggies-2/

Eat More … Veggies

Eat more vegetables for your health Vegetables are a good source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.  When included as part of a well-balanced diet and a healthy active lifestyle, vegetables can help:  lower your cholesterol, reduce obesity and maintain a healthy weight, and lower your blood pressure.  Vegetables contain phytochemicals that help to lower risk …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2013/08/09/eat-more-veggies/

Fruit Frenzy

As the days get warmer, bring on the cool refreshment of fruit.  Now is the time to delight in fruit’s tasty, healthy goodness. Reduce Risk and Protect A healthy diet that is rich in fruits may reduce risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity, and may protect against certain types of cancers. Healthy …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2013/08/09/fruit-frenzy/

Chill Out in the Summer Heat

Brutal … Sizzling … Searing.  These words are often used to describe the summer heat in our Southern region of the U.S.  While staying cool in the summer heat is a matter of comfort for most of us, for many folks, excessive exposure to heat can be very dangerous.  Here are some easy-to-follow tips to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2013/08/09/chill-out-in-the-summer-heat/

I’m Home and I’m Starving!

Those are familiar words for most of us with kids.  Though they are not really starving, most children do need a little afternoon boost when they come home from school.  It may have been hours since lunch and dinner won’t be ready for a while.  A healthy snack is usually just the right answer. When …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2012/08/17/im-home-and-im-starving/

Artistic Summer Snack Attack

School’s out!  One way to get creative with all this extra time and to eat nutritiously is to make and eat healthy snacks.  Like an arts and crafts project, making a snack can be a great summertime activity.  Bonus:  the kids get to eat their artwork and you get to sneak nutritious foods into their …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2012/05/29/artistic-summer-snack-attack/

The Benefits of Berries

Red, blue, purple, frozen, fresh, dried…berries put a smile on your face.  Berries are a sweet, tasty treat; they are beautiful to look at; and they’re good for you. 

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2012/03/27/the-benefits-of-berries/