Sponsored: Why Weight Loss is more than a Quick Fix

This time of year we’re often bombarded with weight loss diets and supplements that promise that we can be “beach ready” in just a matter of a few weeks. Perhaps you just want to lose weight to feel better, reduce blood sugar or blood pressure or improve your mobilith – here are a few things to remember:

Sponsored: Healthy lunch ideas

Q: I need some ideas for easy and healthy lunches I can easily pack up for myself to make at work or take to work.

Sponsored: The Dirty Tricks of the “Dirty Dozen”

Just as those first flowers appear in the Spring, so does the annual “Dirty Dozen” list — and this year is no exception.

Sponsored: What does “Pasture-raised” mean?

Pasture-raised can mean a variety of different things depending on the animal or poultry and who is putting the label on the final product.

Sponsored: Why Food Borne Illness Can be Dangerous

How many times have you eaten a meal at home or out at a restaurant and had a bit of “tummy trouble” afterwards? Or perhaps you or a family member got quite sick after a meal and ended up in the doctor’s office or made a visit to urgent care or the emergency room because of more severe problems.

Sponsored: Ingles Information Aisle

Did you know that I host a weekly radio program called the “Ingles Information Aisle”? It airs on Saturday mornings on WWNC 570am, iHeart radio (News Radio 570am)  at 8 a.m. 

Sponsored: Responsible carb consumption

Q: I love my “carbs” but tend to overdo it, especially with pasta, and this affects my blood sugar since I have diabetes. Should I just cut out pasta completely?

Sponsored: More than Mayo and Mustard: Conquering Condiments

Condiments act to enhance flavors of food and for sandwiches, mayonnaise and mustard are often the “go-to” condiments, but they can get a bit boring. Let’s explore other easy options to make your sandwiches and wraps a bit more interesting:

Sponsored: Buying local year round

For many of us the idea of buying local foods to support our community makes sense in the summer months when fruits and vegetables are in season. But what about the rest of the year?

Sponsored: Leah’s List: (More) Book Recommendations

1. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know Adam Grant — “It takes confident humility to admit that we’re a work in progress. It shows that we care more about improving ourselves that proving ourselves.”

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