Food and Health, Prevention

Zinc is an essential mineral for a healthy immune system. You might have heard about using zinc lozenges to help decrease the duration of a cold. Zinc, one of the essential minerals that we must get from food or supplements, plays several important roles in health. It's involved in......
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
Cooking, Food and Health

We're back with another Bite of the Week, and this week we want to focus on one of the most fun foods of summer: corn!
Cooking, Food and Health

Our series on refreshing your cooking during COVID-19 continues with a closer look at one of my favorite flavor boosters: lemon!


I usually think of dried cranberries and raisins as interchangeable in recipes. The other day, I was talking with some folks about adding dried cranberries instead of raisins to a broccoli salad. We were trying to liven up the color, flavor, and nutrition. Someone commented that “we shouldn’t add...
Cooking

Usually we just see fresh cranberries in the fall around Thanksgiving time. If you cook with fresh cranberries, you know that they are very tart and recipes usually call for added sugar to offset this flavor. Of all the fruits, cranberries have one of the lowest levels of natural...