Sodium Awareness

Sodium Awareness

Did you know? You might be getting more sodium than you need, even if you never pick up the salt shaker! That’s because more than 70% of the sodium we eat comes from pre-packaged and restaurant foods. That can make it hard to control how much sodium you’re...
Home Food Safety

Home Food Safety

Did you know that foodborne illnesses affect millions of people each year? Foodborne illnesses result when food that is contaminated with bacteria, viruses, parasites, or toxins are consumed. Luckily, there are easy safety measures that can be taken to keep the risk...
Prebiotics and Probiotics

Prebiotics and Probiotics

Gut health is something we many not think about when we picture maintaining good health, but it’s very important. With a healthy gut, we are more likely to ward off issues with the gastrointestinal system. Let’s look at how prebiotics and probiotics play a...
Enjoy Fresh Fruits & Vegetables!

Enjoy Fresh Fruits & Vegetables!

June is the perfect month to enjoy everything fresh fruits and vegetables have to offer! The growing season is in full swing and fresh produce is at its peak with delicious flavor and healthy nutrients. Fruits and veggies provide tons of nutrients our bodies need such...
Shop Local, Shop Farmers Markets!

Shop Local, Shop Farmers Markets!

May brings warmer temperatures and glimpses into sunny summer days. It also brings bountiful produce grown right here in Brown County. Purchasing fresh produce and other goods at the Farmers Market is a great way to support local farmers and eat the most nutritious...

Change it Up: New Nutrition Facts Label

As of January 1, 2020, it was out with the old and in with the new when it came to the nutrition labels you find on food packages. Several updates had been made to these labels due to research showing a link between diet and chronic disease. • Calories and...