Health Benefits of Olive Oil and Olive Extracts

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Olive oil is known for its health benefits. There are three common types of olive oil, namely virgin olive oil, refined olive oil, and olive pomace oil. Each has its unique processing method, flavor characteristics, composition, and food applications. This five-page fact sheet describes each of the types of olive oil and their pros and cons. Written by Wendy J. Dahl, Michael A. Tandlich, and Julie England and published by the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department.

Closing Your Seasonal Home

Figure 1.  Before leaving your seasonal home, perishable items should be eaten, given away, or discarded. Get organized and make a plan before you lock your doors to leave your home for an extended period of time. Proper preparation inside and out will help ensure your return to a clean, undamaged home. Florida’s environment creates the possibility for mildew growth, storm damage, and pests. Unoccupied homes are more susceptible to these types of damage. This 6-page fact sheet provides the necessary steps to prepare your home before leaving for an extended period of time. There is also a checklist to help you remember. Written by Julie England, Audrey Norman, Randall A. Cantrell, and Maria J. Portelos-Rometo, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, June 2014.

Consumer Debt Management Options (FCS7245/FY1278)

Figure 1.  Facing Foreclosure with a Sea of MailWhen a consumer has unwanted debt or high amounts of debt, there are different options that can help eliminate or decrease their debt level. However, it is important to choose the right option. This 5-page fact sheet describes some of the debt-management options that are available to consumers. Written by Lisa M. Leslie, Elaine Courtney, Julie England, and Michael S. Gutter, and published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, February 2012.

FCS5205/FY374 Financial Recordkeeping: Organizing Your Financial Life

Revised! FCS5205, a 4-page fact sheet by Selena Garrison, Michael S. Gutter, Julie England, Josephine Turner, and Nayda Torres, addresses what financial and personal documents individuals should keep and why, how long they should be kept, and where they should be stored. Published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, October 2009.