Ancient Grains are gaining Popularity

Ancient grains are making a big comeback, they bring variety, culture and nutrition to the dining table. Barley, Amaranth, Kamut, Farro, Teff, Quinoa all are ancient grains and are gaining popularity all over the world. Now you can find ancient grains incorporated in several products around the store, including cereal, pasta, chips, breads and snack bars. According to… Read More Ancient Grains are gaining Popularity

Health News – Mental Health linked with Healthy Diet

Changing lifestyles and increasing access to processed foods has reduced our intake of fresh, nutritious, local produce, at the same time as our intake of fat, sugar, alcohol and additives is much higher. Approximately, two thirds of those who do not report mental health problems eat vegetables, fresh fruit or fruit juice every day, compared with… Read More Health News – Mental Health linked with Healthy Diet

Vitamin K2 – Prevent Calcium Deposits in Arteries

Vitamin K2 helps to move calcium deposits from your arteries (where they can harm your body), to your bones (where your body can use them). Research suggests that vitamin K2 functions very different from vitamin K1, and that, while your body does produce its own vitamin K2, it doesn’t produce adequate amounts. Your body is able to absorb nearly all of the vitamin K2 you… Read More Vitamin K2 – Prevent Calcium Deposits in Arteries

Vitamin E – A Chain-Breaking Antioxidant

Vitamin E Overview Vitamin E refers to a group of eight fat-soluble compounds that include both tocopherols and tocotrienols of the many different forms of vitamin E.  Naturally occurring vitamin E exists in eight chemical forms (alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol) that have varying levels of biological activity. Vitamin… Read More Vitamin E – A Chain-Breaking Antioxidant

Pregnancy Diet

Best Foods in Pregnancy Mother needs more protein, iron, calcium, and Folic Acid than you did before pregnancy. Mother also needs more calories. A few nutrients in a pregnancy diet deserve special consideration. Consume about 300 more calories per day than you did before you became pregnant, healthy diet is very important for baby to… Read More Pregnancy Diet