Did you know that asparagus is a fat-free, low sodium vegetable that provides lots of nutrients and only has three calories per spear? Of course, by the time you add butter and seasonings, you might have much higher fat and sodium levels!
Whether your favorite activity is running, cross country skiing, or another endurance sport, there are lots of factors that go into performing your best. Training right, getting enough sleep, and eating a healthy diet are all important. But with some planning, your nutrition doesn’t have to be a chore. Learn more about what you should eat for endurance sports training, and you can create a meal plan that’s easy to follow and will fuel your workouts and recovery.
Through time, almonds have been enjoyed not only for their flavor and delectable crunch, but also for their legendary nutritional benefits. They are also an ingredient in several different dishes. Almonds are available sliced, flaked, slivered, as a flour, oil, butter, or as almond milk. Continue reading Almonds And Your Health
In our quests to eat well, it can be easier to do a better job with meals than with snacks. Snack time can feel like an opportunity to indulge yourself a little and eat a well-deserved treat. And while occasional indulgences are okay, eating less-than-healthy snacks most of the time can throw off your healthy diet. With a little planning, your snacks can be as healthy as your meals – and delicious too. Here are some tips to get you started.
Do you have a hard time getting your kids to eat their vegetables? If so, you’re not alone! Research shows that less than five percent of four to eight year old children get the recommended 1.5 to 2 cups per day. Although adding vegetables to your child’s diet can take some work and creativity, it’s worth the effort! Vegetables have lots of health benefits for kids. They contain the vitamins, minerals, and fiber that kids need to grow up healthy. And they’re naturally low in fat and calories, so they can help children maintain a healthy weight.