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Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Posted on January 13, 2020
We’re probably all familiar with the saying, “A new year, a new you!” January is typically when we start to set new goals for ourselves, yet many times we set goals that might not be achievable. Whether it is a fitness goal, a mental health goal or…
Black Bean Basics
Posted on December 22, 2019
Black beans are very high in fiber, protein, and vitamins like vitamin A, but they also contain calcium, iron, and manganese. Black beans have high levels of flavonoids, particularly anthocyanin, which have antioxidant abilities that help keep your…
Starve Off the Winter Blues with Foods that De-stress
Posted on December 9, 2019
The cold, short days of winter are notorious for affecting our mood. Though most of us might feel a little more sluggish during this time, some people get a really bad case of the winter blues, known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Luckily,…
Protein Power: Chickpeas!
Posted on November 22, 2019
As a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, chickpeas offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, aiding in weight management and reducing the risk of several diseases. Additionally, chickpeas are high in protein and make…
The Not-So-Sweet Facts About Sugar
Posted on October 14, 2019
Sugar, Sugar, Sugar...Although we all like to enjoy a tasty treat once in a while, it’s important to keep our sugar intake in mind as overconsumption can lead to negative effects on our health. Sugary drinks, candy, baked goods and sweetened dairy…
Sweet Potato Secrets
Posted on September 23, 2019
Sweet potatoes are a rich source of fiber and contain an array of vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium and selenium. They are also a good source of most of our B vitamins and vitamin C. One of the key nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes…
I Care About Eye Care
Posted on September 9, 2019
We should be taking care of every part of our bodies, even the parts we can’t see. That’s right, I’m talking about our eyes! For optimal eye health, it is important to consume foods with nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc and…