Fermented Food Facts

2018-09-17T09:10:25-06:00September 17th, 2018|

Fermentation is a natural process whereby bacteria breaks down organic substances. You can almost look at it as digestion by the bacteria – which means that the substance after fermentation has already been digested by the bacteria, making it often easier to digest for humans. In many cases, the bacteria that aids in fermentation can [...]

Ketogenic Food Facts

2018-09-17T09:06:28-06:00September 17th, 2018|

The ketogenic or ‘keto’ diet has been getting more and more popular over the past couple of years, and if you’ve been on a diet recently then it’s likely that you will have heard of the keto diet before. It can be a great way to weight loss, and the ketogenic diet has been a [...]

Animal Protein vs Plant Protein

2018-08-31T08:13:07-06:00August 31st, 2018|

Protein is a vital part of a healthy, well-balanced diet. This nutrient plays a vital part in virtually every metabolic process, from building muscles and bones to regenerating hair and nails. It even aids in the production of certain hormones! But since the body doesn’t store protein, making sure that you are eating enough of [...]

What Are Alternative Proteins?

2018-06-22T14:56:37-06:00June 22nd, 2018|

Food groups are one of the first things people learn about in elementary school: You know that you need enough of each group in the food pyramid – enough of the good fats and as little as possible of the bad; enough carbohydrates, sugars, starches and proteins. That’s basic enough. But did you know about [...]