These plant sources pack a punch that delivers your daily protein needs, no animal products necessary
If you haven’t tried chia seed pudding yet, you’re in for a real (and healthy) treat. Besides supplying heart-healthy omega-3s, chia seeds keep your blood sugar balanced and are full of minerals and antioxidants. They’re also rich in calcium, potassium and iron. Plus, there’s no cooking involved! Chia seeds absorb up to 10x their weight … Read More
Why throw away those pumpkin seeds? With just a few simple herbs, spices and other seasonings you can have a nutritious nosh for the whole family in nearly no time.
These muffins are mildly sweet, nutty and full of veggies. Each tasty muffin, which contains carrot and zucchini, offers 4 grams of fiber and chia seeds, which are high in Omega 3’s. But wait until you take your first bite. The cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, raisins and dates all make these muffins so delicious, you’ll … Read More
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Smoothies, whether you like them creamy, sweet or bitter are a smooth way to sneak in more fruits and veggies into your diet. This smoothie will entice you with mango, grapes, strawberries and peaches, while including various veggies, yogurt and chia seeds. Blend one up for yourself, your spouse or your children — all the … Read More
Munch, crunch…seeds aren’t just fun to eat. They’re healthy in a surprising number of ways! Below are the four seeds I recommend to my patients to boost their nutrition.
Have you ever wondered about the health benefits of seeds? Amy Jamieson-Petonic, R.D., a registered dietician at Cleveland Clinic, says people do not realize certain seeds have a variety of health benefits. Hemp seeds, for example, can be a great source of vitamin E. “Vitamin E is an antioxidant in our body,” says Jamieson-Petonic. “It helps … Read More