I don’t know about you, but fall is my favorite season of the year! Nothing beats a cool evening by the fire as we drink some hot apple cider and enjoy the company of our loved ones. Autumn also brings great seasonal vegetables that are packed with nutritional value and are delicious too!
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, registered dietitian Mindy Athas discusses packing healthy lunches.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live each Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/102.3!
Summer is the best time of the season to head to your local farmers market to enjoy the bounty of ripe fruits and vegetables right at your fingertips. There are many benefits to buying local, even if the produce is not necessarily organic.
Here are some reasons why farmers markets can be beneficial for your health and wallet:
The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provided by the USDA came out recently. The purpose of these guidelines is to promote health, prevent disease and focus on healthy eating through all stages of life.
Since 1980, it has been recommended to limit added sugars for optimal health, and these new guidelines are no different. Reducing added sugars in the diet can help to manage weight and help to prevent chronic illness.