go.osu.edu/supermarketsmarts Presented by Carol Smathers, MS, MPH & Jenny Lobb, MPH, RD, LD This webinar includes various tips to take the stress out of grocery shopping, save money at the grocery store and overcome the allure of persuasive marketing.
The weather has not been Spring-like, but you can still find a taste of Spring in the produce aisle. Each season I look forward to new fruits and vegetables that are in limited supply other times of the year. Seasonal produce offers fresh selections at a reasonable price. The 2015 -2020 Dietary Guidelines have maintained […]
“I want to eat healthy, but it’s so expensive…” have you ever said or heard this phrase? Too often our intentions to eat healthy are halted by this dilemma. We especially feel pressure as average overall food prices have risen 1.6% from 2014-2015, and meat and egg prices have risen by over 8%. While there […]
Grocery shopping is something we all have to do, and sometimes the temptations of processed, unhealthy foods draw us in. With this temptation it’s easy to spend a little bit more money than planned, so what can you do to keep your health and finance on track when it comes to going grocery shopping? There […]
Our awareness of eating more fish heightens this time of year as we enter the Lenten season. Grocery stores promote more fish and seafood, restaurants offer seafood meal specials and community and church organizations host their annual Lenten fish fries. Truly, fish is a great food any time of year. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommend […]
Two of the rising trends in the food shopping industry are at opposing sides of the spectrum – “Grocery Shopping Online” and “Supermarkets as a Social Spot”. Online shopping is great for people who are busy, anti-social, immunocompromised, hate to shop, or even someone who has mobility issues. It also can provide access to a […]