“Taste of Georgia” – Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli Casserole

The Newnan Junior Service League (NJSL) is pleased to announce the sale of its award-winning cookbooks, A Taste of Georgia, A Taste of Georgia – Another Serving, and Simply Southern, to support the organization’s community outreach efforts in Coweta County. Enjoy this delicious Broccoli Casserole by Mrs. William F. Lee (Parky). Perfect for company, bridge club, […]

Senior Workshop: Get Fresh! With Farm-Fresh Eating


Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services and Fayette Senior Services present Get Fresh! Farm-fresh eating…it’s easy, fun and better for you! Thursday, July 18 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (includes lunch) Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment Center 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville The event is FREE. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Seating is limited. Please call 770.461.0813 to […]

Best Fruit Plants for the Southern Garden

Blueberries look great massed planted in the garden and will reward you with luscious berries that are loaded with nutrients.

Mid-winter is the perfect time to plant fruit trees and shrubs in anticipation of enjoying your own delicious harvest in the years ahead. Many people are reluctant to grow fruit because they believe the process is too challenging. While growing some fruit, like peaches and apples, can be a daunting task, you’ll be surprised how […]

5 Strategies to Curb Thoughtless Eating

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TOPS Offers Tips to Curb Thoughtless Eating It’s a common scenario that many people often find themselves in: eating and overeating without rhyme or reason. Perhaps you always seem to feel hungry or eat “just because.” TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, explains the triggers that cause these behaviors […]

Omega-3s and Heart Health: What you should know


With heart disease the leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s time to listen to your heart and get the right kinds of fats into your daily diet. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends consuming polyunsaturated fats, specifically omega-3 fatty acids, for heart health. But […]

Top 10 food trends for 2012


Last year’s high grocery prices had many Americans looking for ways to save at the supermarket. The upswing in prices over the past 12 months may have you wondering what will happen this year at your local grocery store. In partnership with ConAgra Foods, industry expert, and “Supermarket Guru,” Phil Lempert, predicts an interesting year […]

Feed your heart!


by Shar Peters Feed your heart as if your life depended on it. It does. Here are some tips for healthy heart nutrition: Go fishing. Eat salmon, tuna, trout, herring and halibut twice a week. Grab a handful of nuts. They’re one of the highest sources of dietary omega-3 fatty acids. Because they are high […]

Broccoli…with a Side of Baby


Trying to get pregnant? These 6 edible nutrients could increase the chances of conceiving For those with a clear-cut fertility problem such as blocked fallopian tubes or sperm duct defects, diet isn’t going to make much of a difference. “But there are many shades of gray in fertility issues,” says Beth Weinhouse, editorial director for […]

Figure Out Fiber


For years, any weight-loss aficionado could easily tell you the best sources of dietary fiber: whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables. But in today’s environment, things have changed. Grocery store shelves have become crowded with traditionally low-fiber foods that are now packed with fiber, like candy, ice cream, and artificial sweeteners. According to TOPS Club, […]

Mission: Healthy Meals for Schoolchildren

Adam Soper, son of Brad and Laura Soper, loves the garden Patch option!

With childhood obesity becoming an epidemic in this country, a professor at Georgia State University has linked overweight children with federal school nutrition programs. Research published in the Summer 2010 edition of The Journal of Human Resources by Associate Professor Rusty Tchernis (“School Nutrition Programs and the Incidence of Childhood Obesity”) reveals that children who […]