I am often asked what the best diet is to follow, and my response is always the same. No short-term diet will lead to long-term weight management and health. And, for the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report agrees.
For the next four weeks, we’ll be introducing you to the individuals who are an integral part of Carroll Hospital’s weekly Farmers Market. Learn about the lives of the people behind the food who make our seasonal farmers market possible.
This week’s Farmers Market Spotlight features Wendy Plank from Briar Ridge Farm.
The official start to summer is just a week away. On June 21, the summer solstice, we enjoy the most daylight of the calendar year. The sun reaches its most northern point in the sky at noon, and there are plenty of warm days ahead for the sun to provide the needed energy for local fruits and vegetable to flourish!
More and more Americans are demanding food free of synthetic chemicals and pesticides. The availability of organic foods, particularly fruits and vegetables, has increased significantly over the past decade, helping to drive down cost as more farms choose to grow organic due to demand.
We all know it is important to eat fruits and vegetables. The optimal goal is to consume at least 2 cups of fruit and at least 2 ½ cups of vegetables each day, but which is a better choice: fresh, frozen or canned?