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

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

Food for Thought

Bradenton Farm Is First in Nation to Harvest Edible Organic Bamboo

While its citrus harvest is down, Mixon Fruit Farms turns to planting bamboo to sell to restaurants nationwide.

06/10/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fresh-squeezed fun

Bradenton Fruit Farm Is Reopening With an Arts and Craft Fair

After closing its doors for two months, Mixon Fruit Farms is celebrating its reopening with a family-friendly craft fair this Saturday, June 6.

06/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth

It's official!

Local Farm Earns Organic Certification

Parrish's Honeyside Farms supplies produce to local restaurants, clubs and hotels and sells its goods at two area farmers' markets.

02/20/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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

Food

Pre-Made Meal Company Launches Delivery Service

Fitlife Foods recently launched a subscription meal delivery service to new Florida markets, including the Sarasota and Bradenton area.

08/04/2017 By staff

Food

Lakewood Ranch Meal Service Debuts New Offerings

Lakewood Ranch's Get Fit Fuel recently began offering a new customizable healthy meal plan service, in addition to its traditional offerings.

07/18/2017 By staff

Food

Pre-Made Meal Store Opens

Fitlife Foods' menu includes options like chicken enchiladas, barbecued beef with mac 'n' cheese and gluten-free chicken pizza.

04/26/2017 By staff

Eat Your Veggies

5 Ways to Kickstart a Healthy School Year

Sarasota Memorial Hospital dietitian Amanda Kinney shares her five top tips for starting the school year off right for kids and parents.

08/11/2016 By Alaina Upman

941CEO Daily

Sarasota Organic Food Distributor Sold to National Natural Foods Company

Sarasota's Global Organic Specialty Source Inc., one of the biggest organic food distributers in the United States, was sold earlier this week to United Natural Foods.

03/09/2016 Research by staff

Article

Retrobaked Offers Gluten-Free Treats in Village of the Arts

Rachel Sokolewicz bakes healthful, retro-inspired treats in Village of the Arts.

06/29/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Recipe: Healthy Turkey Meatloaf from Sarasota's Get Fit Fuel

Plus, a new kind of workout from Koko Fit Club.

12/30/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Healthy To-Go at Get Fit Fuel

Pre-prepared nutritional meals for your hurried holidays.

12/09/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Recipe: Healthy Turkey Meatloaf from Sarasota's Get Fit Fuel

Plus, a new kind of workout from Koko Fit Club.

12/01/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Sponsored Blog: Top 3 Up and Coming Health Foods

Deva O'Donnell of Richard's Foodporium shares three up-and-coming foods that may make a big impact on your health.

09/16/2014 By Deva O'Donnell

Article

Sarasota’s 10 Best Gluten-Free Dishes

You won't miss the wheat in these winning dishes.

01/31/2014 By Su Byron Photography by Kathryn Brass-Piper