Edamame: High Fiber & Perfect Protein

Edamame: High Fiber & Perfect Protein

Found mostly in Japanese cuisine, Edamame is actually out of the shell edible soybeans. If you translate the word ‘Edamame’ in English, you will find out that it means ‘beans on branches.’ Edamame is a powerhouse. They are packed with high-fiber, protein, and a moderate amount of calories that make it a … Read more

Mott’s and Other Applesauces

Mott’s Plus Fiber Applesauce

Mott’s Applsauce has a line of snack-sized applesauce cups. Three different flavors are “formulated with important nutrients for which women often don’t meet their daily requirements”: Cranberry Raspberry flavor has 3 grams of dietary fiber Apple flavor provides 10% of the daily value for calcium (100 mg) Pomegranate provides 17 mg of … Read more

Whole Grain Stamp of Confusion?

Whole Grain Stamp of Confusion?

The Whole Grain Stamp is a product of the Whole Grains Council, which itself is a consortium of food industry, scientists and chefs founded by Oldways, the non-profit food-issues think tank based in Boston, MA. The Whole Grains Council’s mission is to: Help consumers find whole grain foods and understand their health … Read more