Monthly Archive: May 2014

There’s A New Sweetener In Town!

Move over, sugar – you’ve got even more competition! Many Americans choose to use sugar substitutes because they add few or no calories to food and most don’t raise blood sugar levels. Recently, the FDA extensively reviewed data from 37 animal and human studies before approving a new sugar substitute called advantame. Advantame – which …

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Florida’s “Big Kids” Will Get a Safety Boost!

For several years, Florida has been the most dangerous state for children between the ages of 4 and 10 traveling in vehicles. Florida is currently one of only two states in the nation that lacks a booster seat bill for older children – and the only state that allows 4-year-olds to ride in an adult …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/05/02/floridas-big-kids-will-get-a-safety-boost/