Quinoa: Nutrition & Health Benefits

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH) has been around for over 5000 years. However, recently, it is making headlines in the news as an excellent food option. Here’s some quick facts about what quinoa is and how to use it: · Quinoa is a plant protein source Quinoa is considered a complete protein, meaning it provides all 9 … Continue reading Quinoa: Nutrition & Health Benefits

The Truth About Fad Diets

"Lose 20 pounds in 5 days!"  "Drop 4 dress sizes instantly!" "Burn Belly Fat Fast!" "The secret to rapid weight loss!"   These are just a few famous weight loss claims. We've all heard them--whether it's on a TV advertisement, magazine cover or radio ad. These claims all sound great---almost too great to be true! And … Continue reading The Truth About Fad Diets

Protect your health!

The health benefits of fruits and vegetables are numerous. Fruits and veggies are packed with vitamins, minerals, phytochemical and antioxidants--disease fighting agents that will help protect your health! Often, it is challenging the meet the recommended serving size of fruits and vegetables. Experts recommend 8-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. This number may … Continue reading Protect your health!