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More Herbs, Less Salt Day (August 29th)

ElizabethAugust 29th, 2023A common ingredient in almost 99% of all households is salt, which is cherished for its role in flavoring food. Contrarily, high salt consumption has been linked with a multitude of health issues, such as bloating, hypertension, heart disease, stroke, and even kidney dysfunction. The risk of health issues is correlated with increased daily consumption […]

The Antioxidant Power in Herbs and Spices

Rebecca ElliottAugust 17th, 2023Herbs are the leaves of plants, and spices are the roots, bark, and seeds (anything that is not a leaf). Adding herbs and spices into cooking goes beyond adding flavor; they add surprising protective health benefits.  Herbs and spices are some of the most anti-inflammatory foods because they are packed with antioxidants! For instance, researchers […]

UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County offers Edible Landscaping in Hybrid Format

Tia SilvasyMay 21st, 2023Interested in growing edible plants in your yard?  Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday June 15th from 10 to 11:00am to get an introduction to selecting low maintenance, long-lived, edible crops to grow in the home landscape. This class will be offered as a hybrid format so you can join in person or by […]

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