High fiber foods include beans, lentils, avocados, chia seeds, acorn squash, green peas, collard greens, broccoli, oranges, and sweet potato.
Fiber, also known as roughage, is the part of plant-based foods (grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and beans) that the body can’t break down. It passes through the body undigested, keeping your digestive system clean and healthy, easing bowel movements, and flushing cholesterol and harmful carcinogens out of the body.
Snacking is a controversial topic among health professionals. Have you ever thought about snacking and your health? Do you know how you can enjoy your salty snacks and maintain your health? Read more to find out!
Sugar can sneak its way into just about any processed food item you find at the grocery store. Find out which of your “healthy” foods might be full of added sugars in this article and how you can identify more healthful options free of added sugars!
Do you drink your calories? You might be surprised how much sugar some commonly-consumed drinks contain and how this might affect your health. Read on to find out how to cut down to maintain a healthy weight!
A food that contains bananas should be healthy, right? Well, not always…read on for everything you need to know about selecting and preparing banana bread to make a good choice!
Bread is a great source of carbohydrates and other nutrients, but it might be easy to eat too much. Did you know there are some great alternatives out there, and some will help you cut calories? If you are looking to cut down a bit on bread, this article gives some great tips!
Are you wondering what the difference between all those types of milk facing you in the grocery store is? Do you struggle with choosing between almond, soy, oat, and more? This article is filled with info and tips!
Are you wondering about all the different nut butters facing you in the supermarket? Here are some nutritional facts about nut butters.
With all the hype around gluten-free bread and touting of the health benefits, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed and confused. Let’s go back to basics in this article and discuss what we mean when we refer to gluten-free bread.
Whether you love them or loathe them, we all know fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. But it’s always good to get a reminder of exactly why produce is your pal. I shared the top reasons why it’s important to consume fruits and vegetables in a recent talk for WYAO Hawaii.
With all the different kinds of flours out there, gluten-free options, whole grain options, high fiber, low calorie and more, do you feel a bit confused about what to look for in a bread? You’re not alone! I’ve vetted some breads that I regularly eat myself, to give you the below list of healthful, tasty breads.