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The Way to An Olympic Gold Diet

We all know that food choices and nutrition – before, during and after exercise – can have a significant impact on an athlete’s performance – especially if those athletes are training for the Olympics! So, when it comes to aspiring gold-medal Olympic swimmers, what does their diet look like? While recommendations vary based on a […]

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Healthy breakfast with muesli, milk, fresh fruits and nuts.

Health Benefits of Fiber

Research shows that our physical and emotional well being depends on our digestive health. Fiber plays an important role in keeping the digestive tract healthy. When you eat food that is rich in fiber, it fills you up and keeps you satisfied longer.  Foods low in fiber are digested faster and move through your body […]

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April is National Pecan Month

April is National Pecan Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing some interesting facts about pecans! 10 Interesting Facts About Pecans Pecan is from an Algonquian word meaning ‘a nut requiring a stone to crack’. The U.S. produces about 80% of the world’s pecan crop. A pecan is not truly a nut, but technically a drupe, […]

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2016 Is the International Year of Pulses

What are “pulses”? Pulses are part of the legume family, but the term “pulse” refers to the dried seed. When you think pulses, think of beans. Peas, chick peas, kidney beans – all provide a healthy source of protein; all are considered “pulses”, and all are part of the 2016 International Year of Pulses (IYP) […]

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