October, 2015 Blog Posts

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Oct
2015

Leafy Greens
When it comes to food sources rich in protein, most people think of meat. Meat does provide a good source of protein, but there are plenty of other foods that stack up. Getting protein from other sources than meat is easy, it really is.
 
1. Tempeh...
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Oct
2015

Chocolate Cake with Nuts

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Today I thought I would share a colleagues chocolate cake recipe. She found great ways to keep flavor and taste while balancing nutrition and health. She incorporates vegetables like zucchini (which is in season) and low-fat cottage cheese to keep the cake moist.  This cake is only 310 calories and has less than 2 grams...

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Oct
2015

Our digestive system is an amazing organ, and housed within it can be over 100 trillion microorganisms (aka bacteria). But don’t worry, a lot of those bacteria are good and can be beneficial to your health. Some scientific research has shown that the good bacteria can aid digestion, nutrient absorption and contribute to immune...
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Oct
2015

Sprouted Grains look to be a new trend this year. It may sound new, but sprouted grains have been around for many years. Don’t write them off as another fad before trying these germinated gems.
 
What are sprouted grains? Seeds that germinate and being to...
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Oct
2015

I think we can all agree that we have seen those ad’s saying that bananas are fattening and that you need to eat early in the night to prevent weight gain. Well, I am here to help you determine if those statements are true. Here are the top 3 food myths debunked.]

1. Bananas are fattening. Who ever said bananas are fattening?...

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