Double Date

DATES // your perfect energy booster   Dates are high in natural sugars like glucose, fructose and sucrose. Therefore, they are a perfect snack for an immediate burst of energy. Many people around the world use dates for a quick afternoon snack when they are feeling lethargic or sluggish. Since I don’t consume any form […]

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Ch-ch-ch-CHIA {SEEDS}

CHIA SEEDS // high in many important bone nutrients Chia seeds are high in several nutrients that are important for bone health. This includes calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and protein. The calcium content in particularly impressive…18% of the RDA in a single ounce. Gram for gram, this is higher than most dairy products. Chia seeds may […]

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Chickpea Party

CHICKPEAS // help support wound healing and bone development Garbanzo beans also contain vitamins and minerals and significantly boost your intake of manganese and folate. The mineral manganese helps support bone development and would healing and also help carry out chemical reactions important to your metabolism. A 1-cup serving of chickpeas contains 1.7 milligrams of […]

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Raspberries // your fats worst enemy

RASPBERRIES // have the potential to improve management in obesity Although this research is in its early stages, scientists now know that metabolism in our fat cells can be increased by phytonutrients found in raspberries, especially rheosmin (also called raspberry ketone). By increasing enzyme activity, oxygen production and heat production in certain types of fat […]

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