Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Water-based Exercise Provides Ample Options to Get Fit

You may think of water sports as a summer activity, but in some communities swimming and water aerobics are available throughout the year. One benefit of water exercise is that it is good for people who may be overweight or who have back problems, leg or foot injuries. The water’s…
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Go: Farm to Fork Event to Benefit Jackson Co. 4-H

  Saturday, May 5, 5:30 p.m. Sweet Tea Hour; 6:30 p.m. Feast and Silent Auction We are excited to announce the Jackson County 4-H Farm to Fork Fundraiser on Saturday May 5, 2018! Their unbelievable volunteers and staff have planned a truly outstanding evening of delicious LOCAL dining and entertainment….
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Recipe: Bell Pepper & Vidalia Onion Strata

Vidalia Onion in field

Bell pepper and Vidalia Onion Strata is a great way to put together a quick brunch. The combination of eggs and vegetables is an excellent source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. UGA operates the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center in southeast Georgia near Lyons in Toombs County. Fertility studies…
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Bone Health

Bones provide the framework for our bodies and play a key role in maintaining overall health and mobility throughout our lives. The majority of bone growth occurs during the childhood and teen years, but maintaining bone density becomes essential as we get older. To maintain bone strength: Be physically active. Engage…
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Go: Sweep the ‘Hooch

hooch sweep

Saturday, April 7, 9 am – noon Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Newnan Partner with Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee River keepers and the National Park Service for the sixth annual Sweep the Hooch. This massive cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Space is limited,…
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Recipe: Hawaiian Huli Chicken

chicken skewer

With temperatures heating up, we’re ready to put away our crock pot and give up warm stews, but early spring rain showers and fluctuating temperatures (44 degrees this morning, 75 this afternoon?!), can make grilling inconvenient too. What to do? Use that broiler! You can get chargrilled without the charcoal, and summer…
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March is National Nutrition Month

American Heart Association logo

Since March is National Nutrition Month, we wanted to share some healthy eating tips from the American Heart Association. What is a healthy diet and how much should you eat? The Easy Way to Eat Healthy A healthy eating pattern is about smart choices.  The American Heart Association suggests these…
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