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    When is Enough, Enough? Consider Creative Deprivation This Holiday

    When is Enough, Enough? Consider Creative Deprivation This Holiday

    We all know it is easy to get carried away with "decking the halls" during the holidays, and the concepts of excess, over indulgence and over scheduling come to mind this time of year more than ever. In general, there is a trend toward excess in our lives.

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    Mindful Eating for the Holidays and Beyond

    Mindful Eating for the Holidays and Beyond

    Busy schedules and food-centered activities during the holidays can all add up to eating when you're not hungry, making less nutritious food choices and overeating. It is important to pay attention to the process of eating. Be mindful of what and why you eat. Eat for nourishment and satisfaction, and notice how your body feels. Consider these nine tips to help you get through the many food-focused holiday events.

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    Cranberries: A Healthy Holiday Choice

    Cranberries: A Healthy Holiday Choice

    Since the peak harvest season is October through December, cranberries are used most often during the holidays, and once purchased, fresh cranberries can be stored in the refrigerator crisper for up to 4 weeks. They also freeze well and will last almost a year in air-tight freezer bags. Cranberry juice, sauce and dried cranberries can be found in grocery stores year round.

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    New Youth Development Director

    New Youth Development Director

    Utah State University Extension has named David Francis as the program's new youth development director. Francis is currently Extension faculty with responsibilities for STEM. He has worked with Extension youth programs since 2001, where he began his career at Thanksgiving Point as an Extension educator.

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