Digestion begins in the mouth. The majority of us are not digesting properly because we are not chewing properly! If you are eating fatty, refined foods, they generally have minimal taste and texture after a few chews. (more…)

We hear it all the time: cut back on salt. It is true that the average person gets far too much sodium. This is mostly due to eating too much salt (sodium chloride) and not enough potassium and magnesium. What happens then? (more…)

milletWelcome to the new year! We are starting off with a simple thought: If it’s not in the house, it can’t be eaten. (more…)

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Peanuts are a popular snack packed with protein. In fact, the average American consumes more than six pounds of peanuts and peanut butter products each year! Although peanuts can be found in the nut aisle, they are actually legumes and can be hard to digest. (more…)

Popcorn can be a healthy snack (high in fiber, low in calories), but it must be made the right way. (more…)

Whole wheat flour uses all three parts of the flour grain: the bran (outer layer), germ (inner layer), and endosperm (starchy part in between), while white flour uses only the endosperm. (more…)

sodium_benzoateSodium benzoate has the chemical formula NaC6H5CO2; it is a widely used food preservative, with E number E211. In our terms? (more…)

Cheese is a popular topping with many dishes. However, one of your customized nutrition goals may include avoiding dairy. (more…)

It’s time to stop looking at calories and start looking at ingredients. Artificial sweeteners, such as saccharin and aspartame, should be avoided at all times! (more…)