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Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Produce department – fruits

In our last “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” post, we talked about building a healthier way of eating. Now that we have an idea about our eating patterns, let’s get shopping. First, there are plenty of places where… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health– Building a healthier way of eating

As part of our “Grocery Shopping for your Health” series, we will take you on a tour of a typical store. But, before we begin, let’s look at what it means to build a healthy eating pattern. Keep… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Our new blog series

Have you ever thought about grocery shopping as what it really should be: shopping for your health? It’s an unusual view, for many, but one that’s really worth exploring … and adopting. And we can help. We’re developing… Read More

Savor the Flavor of Florida Summer

I cannot be the only one noticing the mangoes dripping off the trees across south Orlando. The bountiful blushy pink fruits remind us that Florida’s summers are not quite the food deserts that we dramatize. In fact, Florida… Read More

We are what we don’t eat: combating food waste

Making conscious decisions about the food we eat is essential to a healthy lifestyle. But what about the food that never enters our bodies? A significant amount of all food ever grown, processed, prepared, and distributed becomes food… Read More

Disaster preparedness: consider shelf-stable food safety

As you know, our official storm/hurricane season starts June 1. Have you begun to prepare? A good first step is to look in your pantry for shelf-stable foods. Of course, what IS a shelf-stable food? And, how does… Read More