A Safer Skillet

A Safer Skillet

Nobody wants to deal with stuck on food in our cookware, but what is the cost of the convenience of non-stick pans? What do you really know about your non-stick skillet? Could the release of dangerous fumes be an unintended result to heating your skillet to high temperatures…for example when frying? In 2006, the EPA asked manufacturers of products such as Teflon-coated non-stick cookware, microwave popcorn bags, waterproof clothing and many Read more »
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January 09, 2015
Managing Diabetes: Healthy Eating on a Budget

Managing Diabetes: Healthy Eating on a Budget

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Receiving a diabetes diagnosis or being told you are pre-diabetic (at high risk of developing diabetes) can be an overwhelming experience. You are probably wondering what this will mean for your life and your lifestyle. First, take a deep breath. It is very important to take diabetes seriously, but there is a lot you can do to keep yourself healthy and manage this disease Read more »
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November 19, 2014
What it means to be GLUTEN-FREE

What it means to be GLUTEN-FREE

The gluten-free bandwagon. Have you noticed lately that everything from cereals to yogurt to frozen vegetables now proudly bear the claim of gluten-free? What’s next, gluten-free water or gluten-free fruit? Let’s remember that none of the previously mentioned items ever contained gluten, and the gluten-free labeling is just a thinly veiled attempt to jump on the current gluten-free bandwagon that is rolling through our grocery stores and across our dinner Read more »
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November 18, 2014
MISSISSIPPI PECANS Nutrition you can go nuts over!

MISSISSIPPI PECANS Nutrition you can go nuts over!

With the holidays coming up, it’s hard not to think about our favorite holiday recipes, like pecan pie or pecan-topped sweet potato casserole. But pecans are just too good and too good for you to limit our intake to only a couple of months of the year. Pecans are a great source of taste and nutrition year round. They contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals, a great source of Read more »
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November 18, 2014
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in the news Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Foundation names 2017 Healthiest Hometowns
Posted Wed 09/13/2017 9:22PM

In continuing its efforts to support a healthy Mississippi, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation announced four read more »

New Capital Orthopaedic Center under construction in Flowood
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Benson Construction and Masonry has recently started construction on a new clinic and outpatient surgery center for Capital Orthopaedic and read more »

LeFleur Museum District to Host the 2017 MS Science Fest in September
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JACKSON, Miss. – The 2017 Mississippi Science Fest presented by C Spire is slated for September 22 -23 in Jackson’s read more »

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