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Dietary sugar is a sweeter deal when consumed sparingly

◆ Studies indicate that American adults consume as much as 18 teaspoons a day in added sugars. By Shelley Balls UW Extension, Nutrition and Food Safety Educator • The Scoop on Sugar Sugar seems to be a hot topic lately…

Support your New Year weight-loss resolution in wisdom

◆ Successful and healthy weight management is more than limiting calories. By Shelley Balls UW Extension, Nutrition and Food Safety • Healthy Weight Loss: New Year’s is often accompanied by weight loss resolutions, but don’t be fooled by the myriad…

Hubbard receives top honor

The ability to manage multiple projects and willingness to help others prompted the University of Wyoming Extension’s Lincoln-Afton county office associate to receive the organization’s top staff honor for 2020. Jill Hubbard is extension’s Administrative Professional of the Year Award…

Getting down to nutrition

◆ Everything Pumpkin! By Shelley Balls, MDA, RD, LD UW Extension – Nutrition and Food Safety Educator Pumpkin is one type of winter squash that is commonly seen around fall and used for a variety of things such as decoration,…

Registration open for FitEx program

◆ FitEx is designed to help with healthy lifestyle patterns. Registration for the UW Extension Fall 2020 FitEX session is open October 1 through October 9, 2020. Competition launches October 11 and runs through December 5. “Fit-Ex is a fun,…

Getting down to nutrition: Food Preservation

By Shelley Balls, MDA, RD, LD UW Extension – Nutrition and Food Safety Educator Summer brings an abundance of fresh produce, sometimes so much that you don’t know what to do with all of it! You probably enjoy the fresh…