Should you be taking calcium supplements — and how much?
Souping is the new juicing. Soups have less sugar than juices, are warming and comforting at this time of year, plus they can be packed with veggies, protein and whole grains for added nutrient value and blood sugar management. While juice cleanses may be a thing of the past, souping is the cleanse du jour!
Planning for each and every meal and snack for the workweek ahead can seem daunting and time consuming, but introducing even a few small and simple food-prepping habits into your weekly schedule will add up big time, nutritionally speaking. Here are several quick, tasty and nutrient-dense ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks for your hectic but healthy lifestyle.
The subject of GMO foods is one I stayed away from for a long time. Quite honestly, I thought the whole hysteria about GMO was a bit of a tempest in a teapot. After all, I reasoned, we’ve been playing around with mixing genes for a long time — that’s why we have hybrid plants and 184 different breeds of dogs in the American Kennel Club. What’s the big deal? If you can genetically modify some types of rice so that they have more protein, why would that be a bad thing?