Sponsored: The Team Players of the Food Scene

The term “superfood” is a marketing term used to sell products. Each year a different pricey “superfood” seems to attract a lot of attention.

Sponsored: Coping with Covid19 – Shopper Tips

It is undeniable that starting in March of 2020 the global Pandemic has caused disruptions in the supply chain. The early days of the Pandemic saw stockpiling of toilet paper and buying up flour for sourdough bread.

Retailers move into Franklin

Despite the pandemic, the town of Franklin has seen an influx of new retailers in the last year. 

Sponsored: Looking at Labels

With so many food items in the supermarket it can get confusing. What should you pay attention to? Where should you look?

Sponsored: How do your nuts measure up?

Often people talk about nuts in a general way, as if they all taste the same, and we know that’s not true! What about nutrition? Which nuts are standouts in different categories? 

Sponsored: All about iron

What foods are the best sources of iron? Animal, fish/seafood and poultry products are the best and offer the most bioavailable (easily absorbed) source of iron which is known as “heme” iron. Enriched grains, nuts, seeds, beans, and plants also contain iron, but it is “nonheme” iron which is not as easily absorbed without a source of vitamin C. 

Sponsored: Budget shopping

The USDA has introduced a new app to make money saving shopping easier. This new free tool can be downloaded to your phone or tablet or viewed on your computer and shows budget shopping tips in your area (based on your zip code) as well as budget-friendly recipes for top foods.

Sponsored: What to do with fresh cranberries

If you think about a bag of fresh cranberries like a tart fruit it may be easier to think about how you can use them. 

Sponsored: Low-sodium foods

Q: My doctor has said to cut down on sodium. Why can’t I find foods that have no sodium?

Sponsored: What to do with ... APPLES

Have you ever bought a big bag of apples for yourself or your family with the intention of using them as a snack, only to watch as they sit, uneaten, on your counter or fridge? Tip: To keep apples fresh longer be sure and store them in your fridge in a plastic bag with holes punched in it

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