Your Health Questions Answered

Is it Safe to Reheat Those Holiday Leftovers in the Microwave?

'Tis the season of feasts. With feasts come leftovers—and yep, the microwave is still the best way to reheat.

12/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Two Sarasota Nutritionists on Why Probiotics Are So Good For Us

Probiotics are live bacteria that can boost gut health, brain function and immunity. Mikka Knapp and Nora Clemens break them down for us.

09/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Benefits of Eating Seasonal Produce?

Alyson Noune of Jessica's Organic Farm weighs in.

08/11/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Are Nonfat Foods Healthier for You?

Foods advertised as non- and low-fat may still be unhealthy due to added sugar and preservatives.

07/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Does Coffee Boost Your Metabolism?

Coffee has received mixed reviews from the medical community over the years. Does the stimulating drink have any benefits?

06/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Can Turmeric Help Your Joints?

The yellow spice contains a compound that helps reduce inflammation and pain.

06/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Food for Thought

How Poor Nutrition Has Affected Kids During the Covid-19 Pandemic

All Faiths Food Bank saw need spike last year, and is continuing its expanded outreach.

05/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Is Eating at Night Bad for Your Body?

Eating past a certain time of night doesn't affect fat loss, but can effect your general health and sleep.

05/12/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Flower power

Pick Your Own Fresh Flowers and Produce at Hunsader Farms

Pick wildflowers, zinnias and sunflowers, as well as green beans, black-eyed peas, eggplant and okra.

04/13/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

What Is a 'Superfood'?

You've heard the term before, but what makes a superfood so super?

02/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Is It Really Healthier to Cook Food in an Air Fryer?

This new kitchen gadget has been marketed as a healthier cooking option, but is it?

02/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Change of Direction

How a Sarasota Catering Business Shifted Into a Meals-to-Go Operation

When the Covid-19 pandemic put a halt to much of Zildjian Catering & Consulting's events catering business, the company ramped up its takeout division.

01/12/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Moment of Joy

There's Nothing Like Gorging on Mangoes in the Summer

July and August are peak months to enjoy this tropical fruit.

08/10/2020 By Susan Burns

Eat better, do better

Psychiatrist and Author Launches New Video Series on Nutrition and Brain Health

Dr. Uma Naidoo is the author of the new book This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods That Fight Depression, PTSD, ADHD, Anxiety, OCD, and More.

07/31/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Going pro

Café Evergreen Wants You to Eat Like a Superstar Athlete

With its new Food Is Fuel program, the Nokomis restaurant is offering discounts to students to help them boost their athletic and academic performance.

03/09/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Diet-Friendly Dining

Vegan, Kale, Paleo, Raw—Here Are Nourishing Local Meals for Every Kind of Diet

Restaurants are stepping up to offer nourishing meals for every kind of diner and diet.

01/27/2020 By Su Byron

Power Up

Four Restaurants With Bowls That Pack a Nutritious Punch

We're bowled over by these offerings.

11/06/2019 By Judi Gallagher

School in Session

Dietitian Rebecca Henson Cooks Up Back-to-School Solutions

The sudden change in schedule can take its toll on everyone’s eating habits.

08/09/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Wakeup call

How to Eat Breakfast Like a Champ

IMG Academy sports dietician Shawn Pitcher offers tips on how to get a healthy start to your day.

08/08/2019 By Hanna Powers

WEEKLY PLANNER

A French Wine Dinner at Mattison's, a 'Shark Awareness' Party and Other Fun Food and Drink Events

Also happening this week: a wine tasting at D'Corato Ristorante and a vegan "cheese" class.

07/10/2019 By Giulia Heyward