Healthy Food

Gotta Blame It on My Juice

Where to Find Great Juice in Sarasota

Eight shops making fresh, healthy and tasty juices.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

National Tea Day

The Health Benefits of Tea

A tea expert from Local Tea Company in Sarasota shares different kinds of delicious varieties, along with their health benefits.

04/21/2022 By Samantha Lane

Eggheads

Half a Dozen Facts About Eggs That Might Surprise You

Tim Clark from Grove Ladder Farm in Arcadia shares a half dozen egg-related factoids.

04/13/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Let's Get Crackin'

Where to Find Farm-Fresh Eggs in Sarasota

Check out these seven local farms where you can find fresh, pastured and organic eggs.

04/12/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Super Food

41 Smoothie Co. Opens in Palmetto

The shop sells açaí bowls, smoothies and a special Blue Wave Bowl made out of banana, mango and a blue superfood.

04/08/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What is the Carnivore Diet? And Is it Good for You?

It's not just for animals or reality TV survivalists. The meat-only diet has been adopted by many fitness junkies looking to bulk up and increase protein intake.

03/30/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Taste the Rainbow

A New Bradenton Shop Specializes in Nutritious, Brightly Colored Drinks

The shop was opened last year by Joe and Filiz McNamara.

03/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fresh To-Go

Jacked Panda in Lakewood Ranch Wants to Make Mealtime Easier

Chef Jeff Houser preps and delivers healthy meals throughout Sarasota-Manatee.

02/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What to Make With That Leftover Valentine's Day Chocolate

Sarasota nutritionist Mikka Knapp offers suggestions for how to add leftover chocolate to healthy snack recipes.

02/16/2022 By Allison Forsyth

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