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August

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Don’t Work Too Hard!

Don’t Work Too Hard!

More than 100 years after Labor Day was first celebrated, debate remains as to the origins of the holiday. Regardless of how the holiday got its start, the way it is celebrated today is vastly different from how it was at its inception. View More

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August

28

Keeping Your Levels in Check

Keeping Your Levels in Check

Cholesterol is considered, by some, a dirty word. While cholesterol is too complex to categorize easily, the widely known complications of high cholesterol make it easy to generalize cholesterol as something detrimental to human health. View More

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August

21

Out of the Kettle

by Melissa Holman

Out of the Kettle

Nothing is sweeter than a little sugar, especially when it comes straight from the soil of good ol’ Bayou Country. When sugar was first introduced to the United States, the need to cook all that sweet stuff down was inherent; as a result, blacksmiths crafted cast iron kettles. Although the kettles are no longer used in production, these historic treasures have become heirlooms that are showcased in the gardens of family homes and businesses. View More

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August

21

What’s in a Label?

by Debbie Melvin, Extension Agent, LSU AgCenter

What’s in a Label?

If you’ve ever watched a football game, you know that competition is fierce as players push the rules of the game to come out on top. I see similarity in the food and beverage industry rivalry for shoppers’ food dollars. View More

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