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Jun 21, 2023

Fresh Fruit Salad

Fruit Smoothie

Jun 19, 2023

Fruit Smoothie

This Fruit Smoothie recipe offers mix and match options, but if you’re not sure what combination to try, start with the Banana Berry Smoothie featured in the video below. Anthocyanins in berries can enhance the work your medications are doing to fight diabetes. While adding dark leafy greens will boost the carotenoid power of your… 


Jan 1, 2023

Kickoff 2023 in the Kitchen

The new year is a great time to turn over a new leaf.* Try these delicious recipes to start off your new year! Maybe some of the ingredients or flavor combinations are unfamiliar. Consider it an adventure! Each recipe is full of phytochemicals that will elevate your health. *What’s the significance of turning over leaves? These… 


Aug 20, 2022

Buzzword Brief: Processed Food

Q: What is processed food?A: Processed food is food that is taken from its whole food form and changed in some way. This could mean that it has simply been flash frozen, portioned and packaged for convenience and prolonged shelf-life, or it could mean that it has been added to other ingredients to make a… 

Jun 22, 2022

Do berries, exercise and the gut microbiome synergistically support brain health?

A group of collaborators from NC State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and Appalachian State University recently published a review article looking at the connections between brain health and flavonoids (in foods like tea, berries, and legumes), exercise, and the gut microbiome. You can use these connections to further the conversations with your patients about their lifestyle choices and prevention…