1-800-862-0438

Archive for the ‘Diet’ Category

Hummus

Hummus for Heart Health Simple food swaps can have a big impact on cholesterol levels. Want an easy flip from health robbing to health giving? Switch your dip! Creamy dips like ranch or french onion often contain saturated fat – which is associated with elevated cholesterol levels. Instead of reaching

Read More
Low Fat

People with high cholesterol are often told to stick to a low-fat diet. To most, this seems logical. Dietary fat has been stigmatized for decades. Naturally, people started to cut back on fat. In the 1960’s Americans got 45% of their calories from fat. Today we get 33%, a 12% difference!

Read More
Gain from Grains

Grains are a major player at most meals. In breakfast cereal, breads, crackers, chips, cookies, pastas – the list goes on. The fact that grains are such a big part of the diet presents an amazing opportunity for improving the way you eat! Whole grains differ from refined grains because

Read More
Whole Grain Benefits

When the server asks “white or whole wheat?” what do you choose? The question actually applies to nearly every meal: A morning bowl of cereal, the bread that holds a sandwich together, pasta at dinner. When you choose white, or refined grain, a lot is left at the mill. “Refined”

Read More