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: 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. 

Partner content: Avoiding ingredients

Question: If there is a long list of ingredients that sound like chemicals on a food package, should I avoid buying it? 

Partner content: The "Dirty Dozen" list

Question:  Should I buy my fruits and vegetables based on the “Dirty Dozen” list? 

Partner content: 3 uses for Plain Greek Yogurt

One item I often have in my fridge is plain Greek yogurt. I like it because it has no added sugars, is high in protein, a source of calcium and contains probiotics that may help with gut health. 

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