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Posts related to Nutrition (15)

Kale

Vegetable Spotlight: Kale

What’s leafy, looks bumpy, and green all over? I believe that would be Kale! Which just so happens to …

Black berries on a bush

Are You Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is a very important nutrient that benefits the body in many ways, from weight management to maintaining a …

Beets

Vegetable Spotlight: Beets

Today, we are putting the spotlight on a nutritious and delicious vegetable, which one of its most popular varieties …

Pumpkins

Vegetable Spotlight: Pumpkins

Fall is soon upon us, and what better way to celebrate the cooler weather than celebrating the harvest of …

OKra

Vegetable Spotlight: Okra

Today we are putting the spotlight on a classic southern vegetable, the okra! According to NC State Extension, Okra …

Senior Wellness Expo 2019 Flyer

Senior Wellness Expo Is Coming!

With cooperation from N.C. Cooperative Extension, Council on Aging in Union County, and City of Monroe Parks and Recreation, …

Portioning Foods, Saving Foods

Portion Control Know-How!

Portioning your food can make a huge impact on creating a healthy lifestyle and great management of one’s weight. …

black beans

Vegetable Spotlight: Black Beans

Today were putting the spotlight on an amazing legume, black beans! According to the United States Department of Agriculture, …