Can Candy Be a Superfood? This Halloween, Try Kiwicha Candies

Can Candy Be a Superfood? This Halloween, Try Kiwicha Candies

This is a guest blog post by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, CSSD. Kiwicha, also known as amaranth or “mini quinoa” is a small pseudo cereal noted for its dense nutritional content.  Kiwicha has been farmed in Peru and other areas … Continue reading

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The “Comeback” of Ancient Grains

The “Comeback” of Ancient Grains

How many of you have heard of the following grains? Spelt, Amaranth, Quinoa, Millet, Einkorn, Triticale, Emmer, or Teff If you haven’t, you soon will. An interesting article in the LA Times last week covered the growing trend of using … Continue reading

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On Fiber

On Fiber

This is a guest post by Melissa Marek, RD LD Fiber is an extremely important part of your daily diet. Its best known benefit is its ability to help keep our bowels moving. Eating enough fiber will help prevent constipation. … Continue reading

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