5 Fabulous Facts About Dietary Fiber
Jun28

5 Fabulous Facts About Dietary Fiber

There are few easy solutions when it comes to improving your health, but eating more fiber may be one of the easiest. Read on to learn why fiber is so fab, and how to fit more fiber into your daily diet. What is Dietary Fiber? Dietary fiber is a nutrient that comes only from plants. It’s technically a type of carbohydrate, but although we can eat it, our bodies can’t actually digest it; instead, it passes through the digestive system...

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A Plate of Many Colors: Red Foods
Feb22

A Plate of Many Colors: Red Foods

A Plate of Many Colors In an earlier post, we introduced the Plate of Many Colors, a concept to help guide you in making smart, healthy nutrition choices. The point is to move away from BROWN—the color of fried foods and other fast-food fare—and open your eyes, your mind, and your mouth to a more colorful array of foods including RED foods. As promised, we’re continuing our series on colorful nutrition with today’s post all about...

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A Plate of Many Colors
May29

A Plate of Many Colors

Those of you who grew up in the Bible Belt are probably familiar with the phrase “a coat of many colors.” My fellow Appalachians (I’m from North Carolina) might know it from Dolly Parton’s 1971 hit song by the same name, but the phrase actually originates in the Old Testament. The book of Genesis states that a man named Jacob had 12 sons, each destined by God to lead the future 12 tribes of Israel. Jacob loved all his sons, but he...

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