The Bountiful Benefits of Beans

The Bountiful Benefits of Beans

Want to plan a balanced meal that is long on nutrition and short on calories, fat and expense…look no further than beans. Beans actually fit into several different food groups and offer a myriad of health benefits. They are rich in complex carbs like breads and starches, they are a plant-based food that is right at home in the vegetable group, offering a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Read more »
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January 02, 2017
How to stay on the healthy straight & narrow… during the holidays

How to stay on the healthy straight & narrow… during the holidays

You’re probably aware that people tend to gain an average of between 5 to 10 pounds during the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas (depending on your weight, it can amount to as much as 20 pounds). If you back up the beginning of holiday season to include Halloween and the temptation of leftover trick or treat candy…yikes! You get the picture. Whether you are actively trying to lose a few pounds Read more »
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November 18, 2016
The Pros of Probiotics

The Pros of Probiotics

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Did you know there is a colony of tiny bacteria living inside you that serves a mighty purpose? The majority of these diminutive warriors are found in the colon, but they also exist in the stomach, the mouth, armpits, and even within the nasal cavity. Every day a battle is being waged inside your gut between good bacteria and harmful bacteria and fungi. The Read more »
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November 17, 2016
Squash… the generous gourd that just keeps giving

Squash… the generous gourd that just keeps giving

It’s hard to find a food that is more versatile and more misunderstood than squash. You might even call it the un-glamorous, ugly step-sister of the “Three Sisters” (the staples of corn, beans and squash) that sustained Native American people for a millennia before the advent of European explorers. In fact it is believed to be one of man’s oldest cultivated crops, with archaeological data tracing its origins back 10,000 Read more »
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September 05, 2016
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