Sponsored: What is Inulin?

Inulin is a prebiotic dietary fiber (a fructo-oligosaccharide – FOS) and may be listed in ingredients as “chickory root”.

Sponsored: Cobalamin – B12

If I told you that you need cobalamin in your diet, you might think… “That sounds like a scary chemical!” Cobalamin, also known as vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin.

Sponsored: Taste of Local in West Waynesville

1670 Brown Ave, Waynesville. Thursday, July 25 • 3-6 p.m. Have you ever been to a “Taste of Local” event at Ingles?

Sponsored: Vegan, Meat-free, & Vegetarian Plant-based options

Disclosure:  While I don’t avoid meat, dairy, seafood, poultry or eggs there are those who do for ethical or health reasons, so it is great to have a variety of choices to refer them to when they shop at their local Ingles Markets.

Sponsored: How to get iron in your diet

Types of Iron: Heme (found in animal products) and nonheme (found in plant products and enriched grains).  Heme iron is more readily absorbed by your body. 

Sponsored: What is a “Blended” Burger?

A blended burger is when you add mushrooms to your hamburger meat. You may choose to do this to decrease the fat amount, increase the fiber, stretch the meat further or just as a way of eating less meat. 

Sponsored: The Basics on Grass-Fed Beef

In the meat department of your Ingles Market you can find beef that is labeled "grass-fed" so let's separate the facts from the fiction on grass-fed.

Sponsored: Taste of Local in Waynesville

201 Barber Blvd, Waynesville. Thursday, May 23 • 3-6 p.m.

Sponsored: Taste of Local in Weaverville

140 Weaver Blvd., Weaverville. Thursday, May 2 • 3-6 p.m. Over 25 local farmers, food and beverage makers and bread bakers.

Sponsored: Why Do You Buy?

As you walk through your local Ingles Market, why do you buy certain products and not others? Do you have a list in your hand, on your phone or just in your mind… or do you look for inspiration as you walk through the aisles? Do you look for certain labels? Do you check prices or ingredients? 

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