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Families & Consumers

We know your life is complicated. That's why we have information about health and nutrition, money management, food, home concerns, relationships, and many other topics. Our resources can help you whether you are retired, a first-time parent, a teen, or someone in between.

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fruits and vegetablesKeep It Clean: Washing Fruits and Vegetables

Try these two techniques to washing certain fruits and vegetables, so they're safe to eat. More...

groceriesFood Safety: Grocery Shopping

Use these tips to make sure you shop and bring your newly bought groceries home safely. More...

Fruits and vegetablesEating More Fruits and Vegetables

Celebrate Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month by adding more of them to your diet. More...

HurricaneStocking a Hurricane Prep Kit

Tis' the season to plan and stock up early for a hurricane, says a UF/IFAS nutrition expert. More...

CoupleTips for Healthy Aging

Did you know September is Healthy Aging Month? Use these six tips to make healthy aging a reality. More...