food. nutrition

“Dairy Tales” – Guest post by Caitlyn Lance – Dietetic Intern – WCU

Strolling through Cane Creek Dairy Farm makes you feel as if you have turned back time to forty years ago, when the dairy farm first opened in Fletcher, NC. As you look around, you see many acres of farmland, wooden barns, rows of corn, and three hundred cows, mostly Holsteins, of all shapes and sizes.… Continue reading “Dairy Tales” – Guest post by Caitlyn Lance – Dietetic Intern – WCU

Podcast – Sarah Krieger Co-Author of Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook for Dummies

Leah talks with dietitian Sarah Krieger a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist who specializes in weight management of all ages, including pregnancy. She is a co-author of Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook for Dummies which gives you the fail-safe, easy-to-follow guidance you need to make smart, informed choices as you adopt a healthy eating regimen to your… Continue reading Podcast – Sarah Krieger Co-Author of Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook for Dummies

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Dairy Good – Guest post by WCU dietetic intern Caitlyn Lance

Have you ever been in the dairy section and wondered how all of the cow’s milk got onto the shelf? How about where store brand milk is produced? Does milk actually contain antibiotics? I was able to receive the answers to those questions and many more by getting an inside look at MILKCO, a local… Continue reading Dairy Good – Guest post by WCU dietetic intern Caitlyn Lance

Podcast – Meredith Leigh

Leah talks with Meredith Leigh author of “The Ethical Meat Handbook: Complete Home Butchery, Charcuterie and Cooking.” www.mereleighfood.com

Podcast – Michele Miller – The Farm Babe

Leah talks with Michele Miller from Northeast Iowa who is active on social media and is known as the Farm Babe (www.farmbabe.org). She works to help consumers to understand the world of agriculture and farming. They discuss the truths, misunderstandings and myths of farming.

Podcast – Old Mule Sauce

Leah talks with Steve Modlin from Old Mule Sauce (www.oldmule.com). Old Mule is a small family business specializing in unique BBQ-Marinade-Dipping Sauce. They cook their Old Mule Sauce on their family farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC.

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Would You Rob a Bank to Buy a Bag of Candy?

  One of the extreme statements you might see floating around the internet  is something along the lines of “sugar is addictive” or going even further, “Sugar is addictive as cocaine!”.  I’m not going to write that we should all be shoveling sugar by the spoonful, despite Mary Poppins’ advice about taking medicine.  I’m also not one to… Continue reading Would You Rob a Bank to Buy a Bag of Candy?