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. 

Partner content: Tummy Troubles?

If you’re having digestive issues, the cause may not be what you think.  First, and most importantly,  if you are experiencing pain or discomfort, diarrhea or constipation lasting for several days, it is important to speak to your health care provider to rule out any serious health problems and to potentially be tested for celiac disease or other illnesses.  

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: What Can I Do With Tofu?

Tofu is the curd (like a cheese) of soybeans and comes in different textures from soft or silken to firm and extra-firm. Tofu is a good source of plant-based protein. Soft and silken have the consistency of a Greek yogurt, while firm and extra-firm tofu are more similar to a harder cheese or chicken breast. 

Partner content: Ingredient Intelligence

Did you know that ingredients are listed from most to least?  What that means is that when you see the list of ingredients on a food package, the ingredients appear in the order in which the product has the most to which ingredients are in the smallest amount in the package.  

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