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Sugar vs. Other Sweeteners: Get the Scoop

Moderation is the key with both sugar and sugar substitutes. Do you use sugar, honey, artificial sweetener, or some combination of them all?  Which are better to use?  The internet is flooded with myths about sweeteners – both nutritive and low- or no-calorie.  Because it’s often difficult to sift through the claims, here’s a quick …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/17/sugar-vs-other-sweeteners-get-the-scoop/

Sugar Cane: Plant Now for a Sweeter Summer

Row of sugar cane. Image Credit: Les Harrison By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director October has ushered in the fall gardening season. Turnips, mustard, radishes, carrots and a variety of other cool season crops have emerged and are growing. Another once common crop ready to be planted in October is sugar cane.  Cane …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/21/sugar-cane-plant-now-for-a-sweeter-summer/