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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.

To find out what Extension services are available in your area or to get personal assistance, please contact your county Extension office.

child eatingTeaching New Foods to Children

UF/IFAS dietitian Lauren Headrick shares ways parents can introduce new food to young children. More...

turkeyPreparing the Turkey

UF/IFAS food safety specialist Dr. Keith Schneider goes over how to safely prepare a turkey for the Holidays. More...

fruit bowlHealthy Snacks for Children

Help children make healthier snacking decisions with these eight tips. More...

appleHeart Health

Reduce your chances of developing heart disease by preventing and controlling certain risk factors. More...

diabetes monitorLiving with Diabetes

Did you know November is American Diabetes Month? Discover how to live with diabetes. More...