Tag: whole foods

Regulating Healthy Blood Sugar Levels to Manage Diabetes

According to a study in 2015 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30.3 million Americans have diabetes, and 84.1 million have pre-diabetes. Pair that with the statistic that 1 in 3 Americans are pre-diabetic and 90% of those at risk are unaware… Continue Reading “Regulating Healthy Blood Sugar Levels to Manage Diabetes”

Nutrition 101: A Beginner’s Guide to the Anti-Aging Okinawa Diet

The only difference between the soda and the bread, is the length of time it takes for those sugars to be processed by the body.  Because the bread contains fiber, the process of breaking down the molecules of sugar takes longer. But, in the end, the bread will break down into the same sugar molecules that are contained in the soda.

Nutrition 101: The Upside Down Pyramid

The only difference between the soda and the bread, is the length of time it takes for those sugars to be processed by the body.  Because the bread contains fiber, the process of breaking down the molecules of sugar takes longer. But, in the end, the bread will break down into the same sugar molecules that are contained in the soda.

Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

With the back and forth of grains, no grains, things can get a bit confusing. Many people are sensitive to grains, and should remove them from the diet. But, does that mean that everyone should stay away from grains? Personally, I do avoid grains,… Continue Reading “Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth – UC Davis Integrative Medicine”

Just thought you should know…How to Prepare Amaranth + 15 Recipes

A couple of weeks ago, in my ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NUTRIENTS: PROTEIN article, I published the following list of plant foods that are complete acids, containing all 9 essential amino acids. Quinoa – 8.14 grams per cup Amaranth – 9.35 grams per cup Soybeans… Continue Reading “Just thought you should know…How to Prepare Amaranth + 15 Recipes”

Press-It Thursday: Homemade “Lara Bars” with Goji Berries | Roxana’s Kitchen

  Today’s recipe is from the blog-Roxanna’s Kitchen. Roxanna lives in Chicago and works in the food industry. She says she “Cooks in her spare time and reads recipes obsessively.” When I first went gluten-free, I struggled to find good snacks that actually tasted good,… Continue Reading “Press-It Thursday: Homemade “Lara Bars” with Goji Berries | Roxana’s Kitchen”

Did you know…

Due to lack of krill, farm-raised Salmon are actually grey. Artificial dye is put into their feed, to give them their salmon coloring. Stick to purchasing wild Salmon, who eat krill to get their natural color.   A quick food fact for you from:… Continue Reading “Did you know…”

Mare Bear Bars/Spice Chicks of Drip

These deliciously healthy treats are made with nuts, dried fruit, oats, almond butter and DATES. Dates act as the glue and sweetener in these wonderful bars. And, as you may have guessed, they contain numerous health benefits. Here is an infographic showing the nutrition… Continue Reading “Mare Bear Bars/Spice Chicks of Drip”

37 Secretly Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

To add to the blog from earlier today, 15 reasons sweet potatoes are healthy for diabetics, I found 37 different ways to prepare them, just in case you get sick of simply baking them. But, before we get to the recipes, here’s a great… Continue Reading “37 Secretly Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes”

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