UACES Facebook FCS Tips - February 2017

FCS Tips - February 2017


Date Article
February 2, 2017

Meals in Minutes

Everyone is so busy these days that the healthy nutritious meal you want to prepare ends up being fast food takeout. This can lead to unhealthy eating habits, poor access to healthy foods at home, and higher risk of obesity. There is a solution.

 February 8, 2017

Could Spinach Be the Superfood Your Diet is Missing

Just like the 1950s cartoon character, Popeye the Sailor Man, spinach can be your superfood too. It is loaded with nutrition with very little calories or fat.

 February 15, 2017

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. To have success with a lifestyle change, implement the 80-20 rule, which says 80% of the time you eat lower-fat, healthier choices and still have the foods you love 20% of the time.

February 22, 2017

Using Beans, Peas, and Lentils Instead of Meat

Legumes are a class of vegetable that include beans, peas and lentils. They are typically low in fat, contain no cholesterol, and are high in protein, folate, potassium, iron and magnesium. They are also a good source of fiber.

February 7, 2018

Fat + Flour + Heat + Time Equals Roux

If you have made gumbo from scratch, chances are you have made a roux. It is the most important aspect of Cajun or Creole cuisine.