WVLT News: Cold Friday, gradually warming weekend

Fri Nov 08 09:51:23 PST 2019

WVLT News: Cold Friday, gradually warming weekend

The cold front brought in rain Thursday, and now we have the cold air settling in on this Friday! The weekend will become a little more comfortable, but the next arctic blast is on track for next week.

CW: Hidden Sugars Revealed

Local nutritionist, Chelsea Johnson with the Knox County Health Department, walks around a grocery store to check out hidden sugar ingredients in common items.

CW: Cheddar's offering a special meal for parents of newborns

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen nationwide, including it's three locations here in East Tennessee, are offering parents of newborn babies a family meal and all kinds of baby essentials. The new families will receive a dozen freshly baked Honey Butter Croissants, Chicken Pot Pies, Broccoli Cheese Casserole and Hot Fudge Cake. The restaurant is also giving parents croissant-inspired baby items including, onesies and support pillows. To learn more about this offer head over to https://cheddars.com

CW: How much do you know about sugar intake?

Sugar is one of the most addictive ingredients consumed by Americans. According to the American Heart Association, women should consume 6 tablespoons of sugar per day and for men, 9 teaspoons per day. Chelsea Johnson, Nutritionist with the Knox County Health Department suggest when having a sweet tooth, go for a snack with natural sugars , like fruits. To learn more about The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) visit knoxcounty.org

WVLT Weather: Clouds, spotty showers Tuesday

More clouds and a few sprinkles linger on this Tuesday, but better rain chances move in by the end of the week.

Outbursts, criticism and support at Sevier County meeting

People expressed criticism and support at the Sevier County Commission meeting.


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