Insights & Actions for Healthy Living
8 Tips to Keep “Added Sugar” Off Your Menu

8 Tips to Keep “Added Sugar” Off Your Menu

Most of us have heard that as a nation we are overindulging on added sugars. We have been told that it is time to reduce the amount of added sugars we eat and drink. Our labels will be mandated to provide us with the amount of added sugars in each serving of food and drink… Continue Reading

Senior Farmers’ Markets Bring Nutrition to Those in Need

Senior Farmers’ Markets Bring Nutrition to Those in Need

The increasing level of hunger and food insecurity among seniors across the nation is a concern for many. Connecting seniors with fresh fruits and vegetables to improve their health can often be a difficult task. Many seniors don’t realize there are benefits available to them, while some who do know don’t take advantage of those… Continue Reading

Detective Foodsafe® Advocates for Food Safety Tips in Recipes

Detective Foodsafe® Advocates for Food Safety Tips in Recipes

Food safety has become a concern for many people as the number of food recalls and contaminated foods found in supermarkets and restaurants seems to grow daily. Detective Foodsafe® knows that when we cook in our own kitchen, we are still susceptible to foodborne illness preparing food for ourselves and our families. Learning about how… Continue Reading

Healthy Handwashing Tips from Detective Foodsafe®

Healthy Handwashing Tips from Detective Foodsafe®

Washing our hands –  we tend to take this simple procedure for granted but realize frequent and thorough handwashing is important. Tell the truth, how many of you watch food handlers when they are in the restroom with you to see if they really wash their hands before they go back to the food prep… Continue Reading

Kids in the Garden – Fun and Learning for All Ages!

Kids in the Garden – Fun and Learning for All Ages!

It is time to dig in the dirt and invite the kids to join the fun! Spring planting time has come! Parents and children are turning the ground, deciding on their favorite plants and getting the food growing. There are so many benefits for involving kids in the garden not just at school but at home… Continue Reading