Eating Healthy

April 20, 2015

Who Needs Apples?

An Oat Bran Muffin a Day Will Keep the Doctor Away The most important nutritional advantage of oats is the soluble fiber which helps to lower your blood cholesterol levels. This fiber is what gives oatmeal its gummy texture. The oat bran (husk) is a significant source of soluble fiber. […]
April 20, 2015

Soup…It’s Not Just For Winter Anymore

Savvy consumers are finding out soup is not just beneficial and delicious in the winter time. Soup as a meal provides a number of benefits: Versatility Soup can be a great source of veggies, protein, fiber, fruits and other healthy foods, since you can always add your own choices of […]
April 20, 2015

California Dried Figs – Quick Energy!

  Looking for a healthy source of quick energy? The natural sugars – dextrose and fructose – found in California dried figs provide your blood stream with a quick energy boost for peak performance during a strenuous workout or sports acitivity. California figs are one of the most nutritious of […]
April 20, 2015

Boost Your Brain Power With These 3 Foods

Research has shown that nuts and seeds can boost your brain power, while keeping your heart healthy by providing “good” fats. An added benefit to nuts and seeds is their calming effects. From the everyday nuts and seeds, like almonds, walnuts and pumpkin seeds, to the more “exotic” items like […]
April 20, 2015

A Glass A Day

According to the Mayo Clinic, consuming red wine in moderation can be heart-healthy. Anti-oxidants known as flavonoids and a substance known as resveratrol, which are found in red wine, may help prevent heart disease by increasing the amounts of “good” cholesterol in your body. However, the jury is still out […]