Your Health Questions Answered

Is There Such a Thing as 'Brain Food'?

According to studies and this Sarasota nutritionist, there is.

08/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

This Trendy Chia Seed Drink Is Actually Healthy, Experts Say

Dr. Marc Bernstein at Gastroenterology Associates of Sarasota says the chia seed drink can actually help relieve constipation.

07/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

If You're Eating Less Meat, You Might Be a 'Reducetarian' and Not Even Know It

The diet where you eat less meat was named a top food trend by Whole Foods Market.

06/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

I Dream of Smoothies

Dream Earth Bowls Opening First Storefront in Broadway Promenade

A ribbon cutting will kick off the smoothie bowl shop's grand opening in downtown Sarasota.

04/28/2022 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

Join the FAM

FAM Kitchen Dishes Up Vegan Eats From a Cute Rosemary District Trailer

FAM puts a plant-based spin on comfort foods like BLTs and Reuben sandwiches.

03/18/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

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

Your Health Questions Answered

Are You 'Sober Curious'?

This movement arose last year and involves reducing alcoholic intake for the health and mental benefits.

03/09/2022 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

Get Fit

Join the Bishop Museum For a Health and Wellness Fest This Sunday

The outdoor festival will take place this Sunday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

01/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Diet Trends Will Be Popular in 2022?

We looked up Florida's most Googled diets. Are they legit? Or simply fads?

01/05/2022 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

Can Turmeric Help Your Joints?

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

06/09/2021 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

Salt life

Local Sea Salt Adds a Pinch of Paradise to Any Plate

Southwest Florida's shores are the source for Sea Salt Florida's organically harvested salts.

03/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto