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Gotta Love… Mangoes

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / April 23, 2013

There are so many reasons to love mangoes! They’re sweet, juicy, easy to eat and high in nutrients and antioxidants. What’s your favorite way to eat this tropical fruit? They’re high in nutrients. Mangoes are high in fiber, vitamins A, B6, C and E, as well as phytochemicals like quercetin,…

Gotta Love… Green Onions

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / April 2, 2013

They have numerous health benefits. Green onions (a.k.a. scallions) have zero fat, zero calories and zero cholesterol! Better yet, they have virtually no sodium and carbohydrates. 1/4 cup of chopped green onion only has about 10 mg of sodium, which is less than 1%. 1 medium stalk has about 1 g carbohydrate.…

The Great Fat Debate

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / February 14, 2012

Balancing Fat Intake for Optimal Health Let’s face it- dietary fat has gotten a bad rap. Maybe it’s a holdover from the popular diets of the 90’s where low- or no-fat diets were touted as the way to prevent heart disease and lose weight. Nutrition experts agree that this was…

Power Pack Your Days

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / February 7, 2012

Do you feel drained at the end of the day? Ever experience the 3 PM energy crash? Eating well and staying hydrated can help you feel more fueled all day long. Here are a few tips that are easy to adopt and will help with those mid-morning or late afternoon energy…

Perfect Timing

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / February 2, 2012

Pace your snacks for the long haul! We’ve learned that snacking can be an important source of nutritionally dense foods in our diets and if you have a family, snacks can be an important way to help kids get in all the nutrients they need. Snacks are also used to…

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