Florida’s Seasonal Produce: March

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Here in North Florida we experience beautiful year round weather and a plethora of tropical produce. In March there are many options for produce that is in season, such as: Vegetables: Bell peppers Broccoli Cabbage Celery Cucumbers (March) Eggplant Cauliflower Lettuce Mushrooms Radishes Snap peas Spinach (March) Squash Fruit: Oranges Grapefruit Carambola (starfruit) Papaya Guava Strawberries …

Energized Eating

Americans today are eager to find ways to boost their energy levels so they can optimize their health and be productive throughout the day. Here are some tips and tricks of the trade to help you to streamline your nutrition and jumpstart your energy levels.

How Sweet is it?

By Eleanor Baker MS, RD, LDN Did you know the average American eats 22 teaspoons of sugar per day?? 1 The main sources of added sugar in the Typical American Diet are from sugar-sweetened beverages (soda, alcoholic drinks, sports drinks, fruit drinks), syrup, candies, cakes,… the usual culprits. It can also be found in some not …