Blog Tips to Rid Gas From Beans

Ways To Decrease the Gas From Beans!

Beans can cause gas, but there are things you can do to help decrease this with a few tips. When I discuss eating beans with clients, the response that I get is that they don’t eat beans because of all the gas they can cause. If you have that same reason, then you should know this about beans. They contain …

Blog Inflammation and Added Sugars

Inflammation and Added Sugars

Added sugars are different than naturally occurring sugars in foods. Too many added sugars can be the starters to inflammation. Injure any place on your body; say your hand and you notice that it will start to swell. This is a normal response to help it heal. When we eat too much added sugar the body is doing the same …

Blog Tacos with Differnt Seasoning

Tacos with a Different Seasoning

Tuesday of this week was National Taco Day. Because of that we decided to have tacos for dinner a few nights this week. Calcium, potassium, protein and antioxidants can be inside that taco shell. If you are a sodium watcher you may already know they can also pack a whole lot of sodium as well. This is what I did …

Blog Tasty Goodness of Catfish

The Tasty Goodness of Catfish

August is Catfish Month. A mild taste and an abundance of nutrients are provided by catfish. Some of these nutrients are protein, potassium and vitamin B12. A three ounce serving of this fish without any breading or added fat provides only 120 calories and is low in saturated fat. I grew up eating fried catfish and I recall the fish …

Blog Protein in the Vegetarian Diet

Protein in the Vegetarian Diet

Those following a vegetarian diet do have nutritional concerns; however protein is not typically one of them. Before going further I would like to clarify the difference in vegan and vegetarian. They are different. A vegan lifestyle involves more than food. Animal products or anything derived from an animal are not used. This includes clothing or products made from an …

Blog Blueberries for Your Waistline

Blueberries for Your Waistline

Blueberries are a tiny, dark blue fruit that offer tremendous health benefits such as helping to reduce heart disease, slow the decline of cognitive health and can help prevent some cancers. If you have been in a grocery store lately and gone to the produce department, you know that blueberries are in season.  They look fabulous and have lower prices. …