Importance of The Peel

Importance of The Peel

Color is everything: the vibrant colors of fruits and vegetables hold a lot of different nutrients that can be beneficial when consumed. Colorful peels can be a concentrated source of potentially beneficial phytochemicals. Good source of fiber: vegetable skins or...

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Importance of The Peel

Is Seitan Healthy For you?

Seitan is a common meat substitute that is primarily made of dehydrated gluten. How healthy can it be for us if it’s made from gluten? It is a great source of protein that provides about 21 grams in one serving. It is also low in fat and carbs because the starch it...

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Importance of The Peel

Bone Marrow and Running

For every 5.5 miles run per week bone marrow becomes 1 year younger. This is done by gaining healthier marrow in smaller doses while running. Bone marrow is a semisolid tissue in the soft part of the bone that produces blood cells. Marrow produces red blood cells for...

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Importance of The Peel

Get Fierce With Fiber

Through your time with HLS, the importance of fiber has been emphasized on numerous occasions. It is known as one of the 6 nutrients the body needs to function properly. It is also known to help prevent diseases such as type 2 diabetes, food allergies, and even...

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Importance of The Peel

Foods That Cause Constipation

Milk and Dairy products can cause issues for people ranging from infancy to adulthood. There is a protein in the that can be hard for the body to digest. Limiting the amount of dairy products consumed could help prevent the issues from developing. Red meat by itself...

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Constipational Foods

Alcohol can cause dehydration when consumed in large amounts.This is done by increasing the amount of fluid lost through urinating. Also, not drinking enough water can cause the similar reaction. Unripe bananas have more resistant starch that is hard for the body to...

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Prebiotic foods can create short-chain fatty acids such as butyrate and acetate. These chains go into the bloodstream and help to regulate your metabolism. Drinking apple cider vinegar or consuming other prebiotics can help promote colon health and overall better...

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Importance of The Peel

Air Frying Foods

An air fryer is a new kitchen appliance that can help bring the taste of fried foods, but in a healthy way! Air fryers use minimal amounts of oil to fry foods. They create a maillard effect, This is what causes the food to change color and the flavor to change. This...

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Zinc Rich Foods

Red meat is a great source of zinc. A 3.5 oz serving of raw ground beef has 4.8mg of zinc. This is also 20 gram of protein and 10 grams of fat. Shellfish is a lower calorie source of zinc. 6 medium oysters have 32 mg of zinc, Alaskan Crab 7.6 mg of zinc in a 3.5 oz...

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Sugar Addict? How To Tame Your Sweet Tooth

Sugar is a dangerous element of our diet today. It can be found in about 74% of packaged foods, as well as all soft drinks and fruit drinks. Signs of addiction include craving sugar, no control around sugary foods, and over indulgence of sugary foods. Although the...

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Success Stories

"I heard about 'magical inches lost' from a friend of mine who did the program through her school. We both had the same issue of never being overweight but always having a few inches to lose in fat to be lean. I had gained 20 lbs. after I got married and had kept it on for three years. I wanted to give the program a shot. My expectations were to learn a lot about nutrition and to hopefully lose weight/inches in my fat mass. I had tried many things to get the weight off, but this program was what IFWISD Teacher

This being my first class, I had no idea how much knowledge I would walk away with!! I like that this class was based on the “secrets” of eating healthy to live a healthy lifestyle. I had no idea that these was a so called “method to the madness” (i.e. timing of eating intervals, the balance of nutrients required per day) to put the body into a fat burning mode – without burning muscle mass. What a delicate balance to make that happen! I only felt hunger a couple of times; and the rest, I was doing good to getLearned to put my body into fat burner mode

My blood pressure and cholesterol went down. Nancy Turner Dallas, TXMy numbers are better

Everyone in our family (2 adults/4 teens) was heavy when Cindy and I began this class 6 weeks ago. We were eating like the typical American family and the results of our poor nutritional choices threatened to overwhelm us. As Cindy and I have lost collective +40 lbs. during this journey, so too, have our 4 teens accounting for another 50 lbs. just through the changed we made in the contents of our pantry and refrigerator. Most exciting tempers have moderated, sleep has improved, energy levels are higher and we’re so excited about the coming weeks as we’re enrolling ourIt worked for our whole family

Went to the dr for my 6 month checkup. She was laughing at me because I was talking all about our nutrition class and was so enthusiastic about it. Then when she checked my weight she squealed. I had lost 16 pounds since the last time she saw me. I am off my acid reflux meds now and in another 6 months she may reduce or eliminate a blood pressure med. Whoo Hoo! I know this sounds weird but I am not talking about this for a pat on the back. I amHub International CFR Participant

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