Farro It’s no wonder the low-carb diet craze is so passé. Whole grains are healthy starches, packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Refined grains, like white flour, white rice, and even most “Multigrain” snacks are stripped of these nutrients during processing. This is why we always encourage buying “100%...Read More: 4 “New” Ancient Whole Grains
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One of my favorite snacks are nuts. A handful a day may not only help to prevent heart disease but recent studies show they can also promote weight loss! The catch? Keeping your intake to just one handful (technically 1/4 cup is a serving). Simply put, grabbing too many...Read More: Nuts for Nuts
Everyone looks forward to the holiday season filled with cheer, festivities and oh yeah….food. Getting swept up in the parties doesn’t give you the right to wreck the progress you’ve made on your diet (not to mention fitting into your skinny jeans!). So before you add weight loss to...Read More: Fat traps on New Years Eve
Many of us assume that what we use to dress, dip, and dunk our foods into doesn’t affect our nutrition. Not true! In fact what you’re pouring on could wreak havoc on your daily diet. Check out the nutrition facts below on some of the worst condiment culprits, and...Read More: What your condiments may be hiding
National Nutrition Month may have just ended, but keep up the colorful fruit and veggie intake. What’s in season now will give you tons of flavor, not to mention the antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and low-cal serving options. While we often think of the summer months as peak fruit/vegetable season...Read More: Don’t get caught being “so last season…”
March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme is “Eat Right With Color.” We’re not talking Skittles and Fruit Loops, here! Think fruits and vegetables–the colors, or pigments, in your produce pack a major health punch. When you’re selecting what to fill your grocery cart or green market...Read More: National Nutrition Month – Eat a Rainbow for Health!