The problem of childhood hunger can be fixed

A recent town hall in Cullowhee laid out a heartbreaking problem in our public schools, as well as a sensible solution. The problem is hunger. The solution is to provide free meals to all students in our public schools. But, how do we get there? 

Partner content: Tomato Season

We are coming into peak tomato season in the Southeast and with it comes an abundance of tomatoes in the produce section at your local Ingles Markets as well as backyard gardens.

Partner content: Bananas & Diabetes

Question: I have diabetes…can I eat bananas?

Answer: Yes, someone with diabetes can eat a banana. Bananas are a good source of potassium and fiber.

Partner content: Eating gluten free

Question: I don’t have celiac disease but was thinking of buying more gluten-free products, are they better/healthier for me? 

Partner content: Food Facts — On the Color of the Egg’s Shell

The color of the egg’s shell is based on the type or breed of the hen. Some hens produce white eggs, others brown, blue and even green eggshells.

Partner content: Pizza Night

Pizza often has a bad reputation and is considered unhealthy, but if you think about it, it’s just bread with sauce, cheese, and toppings – kind of like an open-faced sandwich! As is the case with many things, if you eat pizza in large quantities, and if your toppings are higher in calories then your pizza night may not be the best choice. 

Partner content: 10 Summer Snack Ideas

As both kids and parents head into summer vacation, thinking about having easy and inexpensive snacks available becomes more important: 

Partner content: 6 Ways to Save on Your Grocery Bill at Ingles Markets

1. Get an Ingles Advantage card. This helps you save every time you buy groceries. You’ll also have fuel points loaded to your card from your grocery trip and by filling prescriptions at your Ingles Pharmacy and this saves when fueling up at Ingles Fuel Centers. 

Partner content: Do You Need Supplements?

When we talk about vitamin, mineral or herbal supplements this is a very large category and there’s no simple “yes” or “no” answer to this. Your physician may run tests to determine whether you need supplements. 

Partner content: Why is Milk Pasteurized?

Pasteurization is the process of heating raw milk to reduce the bacterial (both good/beneficial bacteria and bad/harmful bacteria) and viral load. 

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