Families & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences provides educational programs focused on: Nutrition, Health & Food Safety Provide adults and youth with knowledge and skills regarding nutrition, diet, and health. Programs include classes, media, and outreach efforts. Family Nutrition Program and the National Diabetes Prevention Program are examples of programs offered in Walton County. Personal Financial Education Provide educational …

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7 Ways to Automate Your $avings

7 Ways to Automate Your Savings Anybody who has ditched plans to eat a salad to scarf down a plate of nachos instead can tell you that even though we humans usually know what’s best for us, it’s sometimes difficult to actually do the right thing. This is especially true when it comes to saving …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2014/05/02/7-ways-to-automate-your-avings/

~Family Nutrition in Action May/June~

IN THIS ISSUE: Spring Cleaning? Start with Your Kitchen! Keep it or Toss it? The Corner Store: Black Beans Recipe: Black Bean Burrito For the full edition click: Family Nutrition in Action May_June Newsletter

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Combining Financial Action & Education to Help You Reach Your Goals

Money Smart Week ~ April 5-12 During America Saves Week, over 1,300 organizations around the country encouraged individuals to take control of their financial futures by taking financial action.  America Saves Week may be over but your journey to becoming a successful saver is just beginning.  America Saves and Money Smart Week are teaming up …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2014/04/01/combining-financial-action-education-to-help-you-reach-your-goals/

~Family Nutrition in Action March/April~

IN THIS ISSUE: Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right Add Flavor: Small Changes for a Big Difference The Corner Store: Oats Recipe: Oatmeal Pancakes For the full edition click: Family Nutrition in Action March_April Newsletter      

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~Family Nutrition in Action Jan/Feb 2014~

IN THIS ISSUE: Make 2014 a Healthy Year with MyPlate New Year’s Resolutions for the Whole Family The Corner Store: Brown Rice Recipe: Ham and Brown Rice Bowl To read the full newsletter click: Family Nutrition in Action Jan_Feb 2014 Newsletter  

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Track Your Habits

Track Your Habits ~ America Saves Financial Challenge Are you gearing up for the 2014 America Saves Financial Challenge that starts February 23? Want an easy way to keep track of your daily financial actions? For easy tracking click: America Saves Challenge Tracking Form 2014 Be sure to log your financial actions online weekly. More …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2014/01/28/track-your-habits/

Motivation for Resolutions~Take the Challenge

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Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ Provides Motivation for Resolutions January 25 - February 21, 2014 Got New Year’s Resolutions to improve your health and/or personal finances?  For example, losing weight, increased physical activity, reducing debt, or saving money? Cooperative Extension’s Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ program has two free resources to motivate Americans to …

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The Core of a Healthier You!

Good health begins at the core. No matter where motion starts, it ripples upward and downward to adjoining links of the chain (your body). Thus, weak or inflexible core muscles can impair how well your arms and legs function. A strong core enhances balance and stability. Thus, it can help prevent falls and injuries during sports …

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Make $ in 2014


Want to make $1,378 in 2014? Pay yourself first! Whether you are starting an emergency fund or just want to set aside some money for vacations be sure you make paying yourself a priority. Click the 52 Week Money Challenge for more informaion. For additional information on creating a financial action plan visit: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fy373 Start TODAY!  

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~Family Nutrition in Action December 2013~

IN THIS ISSUE: • Eat and Be Merry with Fruits and Veggies • Rethink Your Drink • Veggie Corner: Tomatoes • Recipe: Mexican Salad Bowl To view the full newsletter click: December 2013_Family Nutrition in Action

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