UACES Facebook FCS Tips - August 2015

FCS Tips - August 2015


Date Article
August 5, 2015

Water Is The Best Way to Hydrate

August is here and along with that comes going back to school and preparation for fall sports and events, including two-a-day practices. Combine that with high temperatures and it can form a deadly scenario if not handled properly.

 August 12, 2015

 Cantaloupe-Its Color Hints To Its Good Nutrition

Fresh cantaloupe's orange color hints to its good nutrition. The orange color is due to it containing beta-carotene, an orange pigment that also serves as a source of vitamin A. Each one-cup serving of cantaloupe contains more vitamin A than the entire daily recommended intake for adult women and men.

 August 19, 2015

 Refrigerator or Counter Top - Where to Store Fresh Fruits

It can be so confusing. You purchase fresh fruit and bring them home; now you need to decide where and how to store them. Are they to be stored in the refrigerator or on the countertop?

 August 26, 2015

 Back to School Doesn't Have to Mean Boring Lunches

Area schools are back in session and children with backpacks and lunch boxes is a familiar sight. The dilemma begins with what to pack in that lunchbox that is both healthy and acceptable to your child. In a brown bag or colorful lunch box, you can make your child's lunch worth bragging about.