Have you ever looked at the nutrition facts on all of that ice cream in the supermarket? If you have, you might know just how much added sugar, artificial flavors and colors are found in these. Here, I give you a few of my favorites so you can make a wise choice when you want something sweet!
Micronutrients are one of the major groups of nutrients your body needs. They include vitamins and minerals. Vitamins are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood clotting and other functions. Meanwhile, minerals play an important role in growth, bone health, fluid balance and several other processes.
Whole-grain rye bread has an impressive amount of dietary fiber, as well as the minerals selenium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, zinc and iron. Rye bread is also rich in B vitamins, such as niacin, riboflavin, thiamin and pantothenic acid. Take a look at the nutrition facts below for two large slices (100 grams) of rye bread.
Whether it’s a pick-me-up during late night studying or simply a sweet tooth before bed, late night snacking is something most of us do. There is a growing stigma around late night snacking and its contribution to weight gain and poor health, but is this really true? We’ve heard that we should focus on what we eat and not when we eat it, but how can we satisfy our cravings without going overboard? Is late night snacking a culprit in weight gain or is it a myth? We will take a closer look at these statements in the post.
When the New Year hits, you know New Year resolutions begin! So, let’s add plant-based protein to your diet as 2021’s New Year Resolution.
Before we explore plant-based protein, I want to make it clear that eating food from plant-based protein sources does not mean that you are necessarily vegetarian or vegan. Nowadays, these are common misunderstandings with the incorporation of plant-based protein into diets. Anyone can enjoy these foods, regardless of the diet you consume.