Monday, June 24, 2019

Nutrition

Whether you are looking boost athletic performance, slim down, treat a health condition or just trying to stay in good health, paying close attention to your nutrition is important. But it’s not always easy to figure out exactly what advice to follow. Between your family, friends and the internet, you’ve heard the exact opposite opinions about every food and diet out there. So, what is healthy? What’s not? To know for sure, you have to turn to the science, which is exactly what we do in our Nutrition Series. Browse the articles below to learn more about how your food interacts with your body and how you can build a healthier diet for yourself and your family.

Greek Yogurt Pizza Dough: Quick, Easy, and Healthy!

Greek Yogurt Pizza Dough
This greek yogurt pizza dough recipe is packed with protein as well as probiotics to support a healthy digestive system!  Plus, this recipe tastes delicious and is very easy to make.  Personalize the pizza by adding your own toppings. Greek Yogurt Pizza Dough Benefits Just like regular yogurt, Greek yogurt is rich in probiotics and calcium...

Air Fryer Chicken Wings: Easy, Healthy, Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

Air Fryer Chicken Wings
This recipe uses an air fryer to circulate hot air to cook your chicken wings to perfection! Using little to no oil, these air fryer chicken wings are sure to be crunchy and guilt free! Health Benefits of Air Fryer Chicken Wings These Air Fryer Chicken Wings have two awesome traits that make them way healthier...

Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked According to Nutrient Density

Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked According to Nutrient Density
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently created a list of foods that can reduce the risk of chronic diseases and named them "powerhouse fruits and vegetables" (PFV).  These are foods packed with nutrients that help fight diseases and maintain health. How were the Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked? PFVs recieved their ranking based...

Digestive Enzymes and Overall Health: Can Supplements Be Beneficial?

Digestive Enzymes and Overall Health
The Role of Enzymes in The Body An enzyme is a protein molecule that works as a biological catalyst to speed up chemical reactions in the body. To put that into perspective, the most enhanced biochemical reaction goes 1017 (one hundred quadrillion) times faster in the...

Healthy Fats and the Omega 6:3 Ratio: Unexpected Ways They Affect Your Health

Healthy Fats and the Omega 6:3 Ratio
New research is showing that it's not fat itself that can be dangerous for your health -- its the type of fat. Here, Miranda, one of our resident nutritional scientists, breaks down what we now know about healthy fats and how to get them in your diet!

How to Manage Your Immune System through Nutritious Foods

How to Manage Your Immune System
Understanding how your immune system works how to manage your immune system is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Your immune system is your body's defense mechanism.  It consists of a complex network of organs and cells with the sole purpose of fending off viruses, bacteria or fungi that could harm you. There is compelling evidence that immune...

What is Cacao? Find Out Its Benefits In The Next 60 Seconds.

What is cacao
What is cacao?  Have you heard of it before?  If you have ever eaten cocoa or chocolate then you have tasted the processed form of this food. Cacao grows on trees found in South America as well as parts of Central America, Africa, and the West Indies. It is a pod-shaped fruit that contains a sweet...

Flourless Protein Cacao Nib Cookies (Kids are so obsessed with these!)

Flourless Protein Cacao Nib Cookies
These nutty, chocolaty, gooey, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious Flourless Protein Cacao Nib Cookies cookies will be your new favorite healthy snack.  They are packed with healthy fats and a whopping 8 grams of protein per serving.  Why eat the normal chocolate chip cookie packed with sugar when you can eat these healthy and delicious treats? Flourless...

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