Healthy eating, good nutrition brings Tupelo women together | Food

BELDEN – Julie Gibens and Amy Womack met more than 30 years ago when both were students at Mississippi State University, but they didn’t really know each other. The two became close friends a few years ago through their children and now have bonded over food – specifically healthy food. “I used to think Amy … Read more

Navigating Cancer: Impacting risk of breast cancer recurrence | Health

Recently, there have been a lot of advertisements on television and in print sources touting “The Amazing Health Benefits of Fruit and Vegetable Supplements” for those of us who cannot consume the amount of fruits and vegetables daily that we should consume. Several patients have asked me about the benefit, especially from a breast cancer … Read more

Prairie Fare: Refresh your eyes with wintertime nutrition | Columnists

“Look at all this snirt!” my husband exclaimed. Our deep snowbanks were covered with dirt (“snirt”), thanks to the strong winds. “I’m so tired of winter,” I replied. He glanced in my direction. I read his mind. “That’s an understatement,” he was thinking. As we drove on that windy day, our world looked like a … Read more

Romi Londre: National nutrition month 2022 | Recipes

March is National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Celebrate a World of Flavors” which “embraces global cultures, cuisines and inclusion, plus showcases the expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists.” Per the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The first National Nutrition Week was celebrated in 1973 and was extended to National Nutrition Month in 1980. From … Read more

From feeding the gut microbiome to plotting the next 10 years in plant-based protein

From the latest innovations in pre-, pro-, and now post-biotics, to plotting the next 10 years in plant-based proteins (what’s next beyond soy, pea, and wheat?), to the latest trends in healthy beverages, FoodNavigator -USA’s virtual Positive Nutrition​​ event explores how manufacturers can tap into demand for foods that positively contribute to health and wellbeing. … Read more