Thursday, October 23, 2014: 5:15 pm
Nutrition & food news:
Fresh Picks
Oct. 13, 2014 - Parsnips are one of the few vegetables that you don’t want to harvest before a frost. Cold weather helps convert some of the starch to sugar, which makes them sweeter. They l ...
Go Meatless on Mondays
Oct. 13, 2014 - A global effort now popular in 35 countries brimming with countless health and environmental benefits is about to take hold locally: introducing Meatless Monday! Touted by organiza ...
Fresh Pick
Sept. 8, 2014 - Green beans are among vegetables in season from June to September. Although they’re called green beans, they also grow purple and white. According to Bon Appetit magazine, gr ...
Nutrition chat with dietitian Stacey Matavuli
Aug. 19, 2014 - MODERATOR: Good morning and welcome to today's nutrition chat with Indiana University Health Bloomington dietitian Stacey Matavuli. Thanks f ...
Fresh Picks
Aug. 11, 2014 - August is prime season for eating fresh cantaloupe, and Indiana is a prime place for growing the fruit, also called muskmelons. According to the website nutrition-and-you.com, it&# ...
Food of Summer
July 14, 2014 - Two highlights of summers in Indiana are freshly grown tomatoes and sweet corn. Today’s topic is the latter. Prime season for sweet corn in Indiana is July 5 to Aug. 31, acco ...
Fire Up Your Grill
June 9, 2014 - It’s a classic summer scene: a family gathered for an outdoor meal, waiting for grilled food to come out from the smoke with a sizzle, crispy texture, and if done without cau ...
Super Berry
June 9, 2014 - Blueberries are on anyone’s list of superfoods. WebMD.com lists the tasty fruit as one of those foods powerful enough to help lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of ...
One Bell of a Time
May 12, 2014 - Bell peppers can add color and unique flavors to many recipes. They also can be served raw, which makes them perfect for salads or as a complement to dips. As you can see at your l ...
Fresh Picks
Mar. 10, 2014 - Chives are among the herbs in season in March. Many sources cite the tiny onion as their favorite herb for cooking. According to Bon Appetit, chives should be uniformly green, cris ...
Fresh Picks
Feb. 10, 2014 - Jicama: The pronunciation of this bulbous root vegetable is “HEE-cah-mah.” It’s similar in texture to the turnip, but tastes a little like an apple. Cooking Light ...
Vitamin Cabbage
Jan. 13, 2014 - What vegetable could possibly contain more vitamin C than an orange? Would you guess cabbage? Cabbage, part of the brassica family, also known as cruciferous vegetables, is one of ...
Beneficial Brussels
Dec. 9, 2013 - If you look at a brussels sprout and think, “Well, that looks like a tiny cabbage”—you’re right! The brussels sprout is in the cabbage family and a cousin o ...
Nutrition and more
Nov. 15, 2013 - QUESTION: MODERATOR: Good morning, and welcome to today's health chat with Stacey Matavuli, an Indiana University Health Bloomington dietitian. It's always the ...
Lower Sodium Recipes
Nov. 11, 2013 - IU Health Bloomington Recipe Ziti with Roasted Vegetables 1-pound eggplant cutlet, cubed 4 ounces red Bermuda onion 8 ounces chopped yellow pepper 1 tablespoons ol ...
Walking It Out
Nov. 11, 2013 - For those of us who are not runners, but want to be active in our community, a new group has been formed. Indiana Running Company, IU Health Bloomington, and the city of Bloomingto ...
Crowd-pleasing pumpkin
Nov. 11, 2013 - Pumpkins are a major fall fruit. The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word “Pepon” meaning large melon. Pumpkins have many uses. They can be cooked, carved, and ...
Powder Power?
Nov. 11, 2013 - Athletes have known for years that protein is one of the body’s main building blocks for building and repairing muscle. These days, instead of reaching for a hard-boiled egg ...
Buttering Up for Fall
Oct. 14, 2013 - Fall favorite butternut squash, part of the gourd family with its hour glass shape, is considered a fruit due to its seeds. The butternut squash is packed full of health benefits. ...
Fitness Fuel
Sept. 9, 2013 - Ever thought about starting that next summertime workout or competive race with a Slurpee? Then downing a glass of chocolate milk when it’s over? It actually makes sense, say ...
Tomato Tamato
Sept. 9, 2013 - Fruit or vegetable? The tomato of course is a fruit. A fruit with many nutritional values and benefits. Tomatoes are a great source of vitamins C and E, beta carotene, and the mine ...
Wonderful Watermelon
Aug. 12, 2013 - The website whfoods.org—which stands for World’s Healthiest Foods —claims watermelon is one of the healthiest foods you can eat for a number of reasons. The fruit ...
Salt in the Spotlight
Aug. 12, 2013 - The Monroe County Health Department wants to help lower the sodium intake of Monroe County residents, thereby reducing their chances of developing high blood pressure, strokes and ...
Recipe: Grilled Peaches
July 9, 2013 - Summertime peaches, apricots, nectarines, and figs are delicious grilled. Cut fruit in half and remove any pits, then coat lightly with oil. For a sweet-savory side dish to grilled ...
A Peach of a Fruit
July 8, 2013 - Picture this image from the website eattheseasons.com. At its ripest and best the peach is a food that forces you to adopt a special eating position bowing forwards at an angle of ...
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Bloomington's Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
   Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
Run to the Creek
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