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Versatility of Vinegar

Look in any kitchen pantry or cleaning supply closet and more than likely you’ll find vinegar. Throughout the centuries …

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Spring Into Local Strawberries

Looking to add more “superfoods” to your plate? If so, you don’t have to search far. Just take a …

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Dietary Fat: Friend or Foe?

Since the early nineties until about the last decade, fat was considered the enemy of healthy eating. Remember when …

How Well Is Gaston County Aging?

Projected Growth No doubt about it, Gaston County is getting older. According to data provided by the North Carolina Department …

Making Sense of Added Sugar

It’s probably no surprise to most folks that Americans consume too much added sugar. In fact, data shows that …

Comfort Food Healthy Makeovers

There’s nothing like the taste of comfort foods to bring warmth to a cold winter’s day. Unfortunately, the rich …

Grilling Tips for the Fourth

The Independence Day weekend is a perfect time to enjoy outdoor grilling. Use these healthy grilling tips to keep …

Living With Diabetes

If you or someone you know has diabetes, you are not alone. Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes including …

St. Patrick's Day Meals

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, this is the time for all things green to be celebrated. …

Whole Grains

Take a trip through a local super market and you’re sure to find more food products featuring whole grains. …