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These days it seems like there's a lot of noise about food. Whether it's coming from your TV or Twitter, from…
Inulin is a prebiotic dietary fiber (a fructo-oligosaccharide – FOS) and may be listed in ingredients as “chickory root”.
If I told you that you need cobalamin in your diet, you might think… “That sounds like a scary chemical!”…
1670 Brown Ave, Waynesville. Thursday, July 25 • 3-6 p.m. Have you ever been to a “Taste of Local” event at Ingles?
Disclosure:  While I don’t avoid meat, dairy, seafood, poultry or eggs there are those who do for ethical or health…
Types of Iron: Heme (found in animal products) and nonheme (found in plant products and enriched grains).  Heme iron is…
A blended burger is when you add mushrooms to your hamburger meat. You may choose to do this to decrease the…
In the meat department of your Ingles Market you can find beef that is labeled "grass-fed" so let's separate the facts…
201 Barber Blvd, Waynesville. Thursday, May 23 • 3-6 p.m.
140 Weaver Blvd., Weaverville. Thursday, May 2 • 3-6 p.m. Over 25 local farmers, food and beverage makers and bread bakers.
As you walk through your local Ingles Market, why do you buy certain products and not others? Do you have…
Lately there seems to be a lot of name calling when it comes to food. Your friends or neighbors may…
I think you may be referring to gluten-free products and people avoiding bread either because of gluten or because they…
These days there’s so much information about our health easily available to us. We can click on our smart phones…
201 Barber Blvd, Waynesville. Thursday, February 7, 3-6 p.m.
There are so many different types of eggs at my Ingles store these days... can you explain what some of…
1141 Tunnel Road, Asheville, Thursday, January 24 • 3-6 p.m. Meet 20+ local farmers and craft food, sauce, beer and cider makers and…
It's that time of year when many of us, filled with remorse over one too many cookies or glasses of…
According to the Chinese horoscope calendar, 2019 is the “Year of the Pig.” The pig represents “…wealth and generosity” (Source: https://chinesenewyear2019.org/horoscope/).  That’s about…
Every year it’s fun to predict what will be the new food fads or trends. This year “plant-based” is the…
Looking for an easy to use eating plan that’s not a fad diet with a long list of foods you…
It’s important not to neglect our health and fitness during the holidays.
Canned pumpkin is an excellent source of beta carotene (vitamin A) and fiber so if you have extra cans of…
Sometimes we hear people make statements like, “I don’t eat any processed foods!” …and then open up a Greek yogurt…
Taste of Local, Ingles in Weaverville. 140 Weaver Blvd. Thursday, November 15 • 3-6 p.m.
Taste of Local, Ingles in Weaverville. 140 Weaver Blvd. Thursday, November 15 • 3-6 p.m.
Many trendy diets like keto, whole30, paleo and carnivore all slam carbohydrates and particularly pasta, but pasta can be part…
Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN is the Corporate Dietitian for Ingles Markets. She can answer your questions about food from the…
We used to have an expression in the Army, “The truth changes.” 
My husband is newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and I don't know where to start as far as what…
Is it bad to give my child fruit juice? One of my friends is giving me a hard time because…
There is increasing interest in knowing where our food comes from. But how about milk? I recently posted a photo…
My doctor has recommended that I get more omega 3's in my diet but I don't like fish. What are some…
Ever wonder how many local ( Western NC) products we sell at Ingles? 
Over the years I have asked the question, “What does local mean to you when we talk about food?” Whether…
What is “Taste of Local?” Your opportunity to meet some of the local farmers, vendors and artisan food, beer and cider…
Taste of Local Ingles in West Waynesville • 1678 Brown Ave #1. Thursday, July 26 • 3-6 p.m.
Ingles Markets puts a priority on supporting local farmers and vendors by purchasing produce, grocery and meat items from local…
In today's marketing world we often see "free-from" claims that may lead us to believe that whatever a product is…
When you think of North Carolina hot sauces, the first one that comes to mind may not be Texas Pete®.…
Ingles in Candler, NC. 1572 Sand Hill Road. Thursday, June 14 • 3-6 p.m.
Recently an infographic appeared on social media showing a cube of cooked meat on the end of a fork next…
Worst feeling ever… you’re in the middle of cooking dinner and realize you’re missing an ingredient or have run out…
Do you have grass-finished beef at Ingles and does that mean that it is organic? What’s the difference Do you have…
As the Corporate Dietitian for Ingles Markets I do a variety of things! Here are the “Top 10”:
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