UACES Facebook FCS Tips - April 2015

FCS Tips - April 2015

 

Date Article
April 1, 2015               

Could you have diabetes and not know it?

Diabetes increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, blindness, amputations, kidney failure, nerve damage, and gum disease, and should not be taken lightly. 

April 9, 2015

Asparagus

Asparagus was first cultivated about 2500 years ago in Greece. The name is a Greek word, meaning stalk or shoot.

April 15, 2015

Broccoli - A Nutrient Dense Food

Broccoli doesn't get a lot of credit as being a favorite vegetable, but maybe it should. Those little green compact heads are bursting with nutrients, including carotenoids and fiber. Known for its anti-cancer properties, broccoli has tons of nutrients including vitamins A and C, fiber, folic acid, calcium, and potassium.

April 22, 2015

Cooking with Herbs Add Flavor

Cooking with fresh herbs really enhance the flavors of food without adding to the fat, sodium, or calorie content. there are hundreds of varieties of fresh herbs available for the common cook, many which are easily grown at home.

April 29, 2015

Healthy Home Cooking is Easier Than You Think

Changing the way we cook in the south can sometimes be a real challenge. We love our fried chicken with all the fixings on Sundays, as well as our cream pies and bread puddings. Although it may sound impossible, it can be done by recognizing these three main tasks.