Ok let me preface this first by saying I’ve been really lazy with my blog lol February and March have been pretty hectic for me. I’ve been doing a ton of collabs with other bloggers lately, you can check out my latest here which discusses my frustrations with the healthcare system and why I will likely never work in clinical care again. Then in February I … Continue reading Savory zoats (zucchini oats)- lasagna/pizza inspired and taco inspired + protein sources that aren’t meat!
My handy dandy protein post (see that post here – click me) was well received so I decided to do a similar post except this time on fiber. I took the liberty of putting together another little reference guide above.Shockingly, research has shown that only 5% of the population is meeting their fiber needs. 5%!!! On average, people only consume 15g of fiber a day. … Continue reading Handy dandy reference for fiber-rich foods
After watching a webinar last week discussing protein, I was inspired to put together this handy dandy little reference which summarizes protein content in protein-rich foods. I did my best to include both lean protein sources as well as vegetarian sources: So what is protein and why is it so important? Proteins are molecules made up of several amino acids. It has several functions in … Continue reading Handy dandy little reference for protein rich foods
So I have to say I’m a bit torn on how I feel about MyPlate. I find it to be a great visual but the regular graphic (which typically only showcases the upper half of the graphic above) lacks in information. I like this extended version of the graphic because it provides a bit more info on what types of foods you should stick to … Continue reading Breaking down MyPlate
So I am sure you all have noticed those stickers on produce. You know those annoying ones that we all pretty much ignore until it comes time to eat the produce. Then we struggle with trying to get the sticker off. Well, I’m here to tell you NOT to ignore those stickers. They actually provide some very valuable information. It will let you know if … Continue reading Stickers stickers everywhere…
I feel like superhero music should be playing in the background. Here, this will do: Just play your favorite superhero music whenever you go to eat. Will make you feel much more powerful 😉 ok, so that was a bit of a blast from the past for me. Anybody else remember that show? or the old power rangers? typical, I loved the pink power ranger. … Continue reading Powerup with these power foods
Calcium is a very important mineral that the body needs in order to build and maintain bone mass. However, in order to get all of the benefits from calcium, you need to make sure you consume enough vitamin D as well.Vitamin D helps the body absorb both calcium and phosphorus, both of which are minerals that are important for bone health. Dairy rich foods are … Continue reading milk…scratch that -> Calcium does a body good