Cane Sugar, Can’t Be Beet!

The scientific name for the table sugar we use most often is sucrose. Sucrose is produced naturally by all green and leafy plants through photosynthesis and helps fuel the plant. Certain plants, like sugar beets and sugarcane, contain the greatest amount of sugar. The sugar extracted from these two plants is the same sweet sugar we taste when we bite into any other fruit or vegetable.

Flax-tastic in the Kitchen

Flaxseed is high in fiber and contains omega-3 fatty acids, and has a plant component called lignans, a protective property that could reduce the risk of certain cancers. Flaxseed is often used to help prevent constipation or improve overall gut health. Science has shown that flaxseed could also help lower total cholesterol and LDL, or “bad” cholesterol.

Balance Like a Pro

Balance Like a Pro – Do you ever wonder what people eat or even the mindset on plated meals? We all have personal preferences that we focus on based on tastiness, budgets, value, quantity, colors, textures and dietary needs.

Infuse Your Summer

Trade in the sugar crash for something that will quench your thirst, give you that summer glow, provide long-lasting energy, and leave you feeling great!

Milk it Baby, One More Time

With more research conducted and the contents examined, there are more information and knowledge on the benefits and the adaptability of breastmilk.

Root for Beets

Aside from their attractive and vibrant reddish color, beets are bursting with nutrients that may lead to a number of potential health benefits.

Kitchen Gadget Review

The Ninja Foodi is a multi-purpose kitchen tool. It can pressure cook, slow cook, sauté, steam, air crisp, bake/roast, dehydrate, and broil. If you like kitchen gadgets, this might be the product for you. 

Net Carbs & Fiber

Net Carbs & Fiber – Breaking down the information for carbohydrates and fiber on food packaging.

Grilling Fruit

Do you grill fruit or even know what fruits to grill? Grilling fruit can be a lower calorie option over cobblers and other sugar-packed desserts that are typical summer highlights.

The Scoop on Collagen

Collagen supplements are some of the freshest faces in the nutrition supplement game; their benefits being related to muscle, joint, and skin health, but what is collagen exactly? 

Microwave Meals

Microwave Meals – when you finally get tired of microwaveable macaroni and cheese, here are some nutrient-packed recipes to switch things up a bit.