Fermented Foods: Tasty and Healthy Delights from Different Cultures

A bowl of freshly made kimchi, a traditional Korean appetizer, featuring seasoned and fermented cabbage with a mix of spices and herbs, presented on a woven mat with a pair of wooden chopsticks on the side.

Throughout history, cultures the world over have used fermentation to enhance nutrition and derive other unique qualities from foods. Historically, fermentation was also an important means of extending a food’s life unaided by refrigeration. It’s said laborers building the Great Wall of China invented sauerkraut to secure a food source during the non-growing season. Beer […]

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Heart: International Recipes for American Heart Month

close up of a bowl of greek salad with ingredients sitting on the counter beside it

February is American Heart Month. During this month, the American Heart Association conducts screenings to assess heart health and educational programs to help individuals lead healthy lifestyles. Beyond AMH’s efforts, you can support your own heart health by eating a healthy diet throughout the month. If you’re ready for a heart-healthy challenge, International Fresh Market […]

Healthy Eating, Global Flavors: Exploring International Super Foods

Superfoods are foods that contain a significant amount of minerals, nutrients, and antioxidants. Making them a part of your diet won’t just make you feel healthier and stronger. It could improve your quality of life.  By exploring international superfoods, you can find many options that add a colorful taste to your daily meals. Here are […]

6 Unexpected Ways to Incorporate Fruit into Your Diet

a variety of grilled whole fruit, pineapple, peach and avocado

Whether you’re looking for a delicious complement to your daily breakfast, need a convenient grab-and-go afternoon snack, or are trying to eat a well-balanced diet, fruit provides endless options in terms of flavor, nutrients, and versatility. It’s true that fruit is often associated with breakfast or snack time, but it shouldn’t end there. Cooking with […]

6 Tips to Add More Protein to Your Diet

plated omelette with tomatoes and parsley

It’s no secret that protein is an essential part of any well-balanced diet. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, build muscle, or feel more energetic, getting enough protein on a regular basis is critical. The good news is that upping your protein intake is easier than you might think. Check out these 6 easy tips […]