Going Low FODMAP on a Vegan Diet If you have been struggling with IBS for any period of time, you may be willing to try the low FODMAP diet to help with your symptoms. Since most of the vegan protein sources also contain FODMAPs, making sure you have enough protein and variety may seem daunting! Don't worry! This handout is here to help guide you along your way.
Food Safety is Important Sometimes, the food we eat can make us sick if not handled properly. It is important to keep our food safe from bacteria so we can stay healthy!
Nutritive Value of Canned Goods Canned fruits and vegetables do not significantly contribute to American’s sugar and sodium intake. In fact, all canned fruits and fruit juices contribute less than two percent of added sugars in most American’s diets and vegetables contribute less than one percent of sodium.
Safety of Canned Goods Eating from dented cans is NOT unsafe. That is a myth that has led to food and money being wasted. It is true that some dented cans are unsafe, but a majority of dented cans are completely safe to eat!
10 Top Foods Your Heart Will Love Give your heart a rest and give it some love in return. The ten foods listed below are recommended to give the vitamins and minerals your heart and body needs to keep pumping at optimal performance and to keep you living longer and healthier.
Secrets of Successful Weight Loss National Weight Control Registry (NWCR) is the largest ongoing study following real people of the real world in their weight loss journey. Participants in the registry must have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off at least one year.
Parents do your part and give your students a healthy start! Your days of packing your student's lunch are long gone and now they have to fend for themselves. It is natural to worry about your student's first year of college and making certain they are eating nutritious, nourishing meals is probably right at the top of your list.
Five for Fiber Fiber is known to help prevent against many diseases such as heart disease, obesity and cancer. We recommend these five foods that are not only loaded with fiber but are also wallet friendly and easy to find in any grocery store.
Sodium and Your Health The USDA recommends the average individual consume no more than 2,300mg of sodium per day or or 1 teaspoon of table salt. Keep reading to find out why you should limit your intake of sodium and which are the best ways to do it.
Hydration Proper hydration is essential for the physical & mental demands of athletic performance.
Want Big Muscles? Carbohydrates are necessary to fuel the body and feed the brain. The predominant energy source for all exercise, including weight lifting, is carbohydrates (whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts & beans).
Protein The amino acids in protein help perform several functions in the body.
Energy Bars Comparison of the nutrition facts of several different energy bars.