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An Apple a Day May Keep the Doctor Away

Apples are an ancient fruit, grown for thousands of years, and belong to the Rose family of plants. The Rose family also includes plums, raspberries, cherries, peaches, pears, and almonds. According to Professor Peter C. Andersen, UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, the basics of apple growing …

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Keep Colds Away This Season With One Vital Step

Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds to reduce the spread of germs. It seems like such a simple solution.  Wash your hands to keep yourself well during this cold and flu season.  Unfortunately, even though most people know how important hand washing is, many still don’t follow important hygiene …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/04/keep-colds-away-this-season-with-one-vital-step/

How Much Food Are You Throwing Away?

Two-thirds of American household waste is due to food spoilage Sustainability – 1.   The ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed.  2. Environmental Science: The quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting it. This Earth Day, think about the dictionary definitions of sustainability, especially as they relate to consumer choices.  Take …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/17/how-much-food-are-you-throwing-away/