More and more Americans complain that they suffer some sort of fatigue. It may range from needing a nap mid-day to symptoms more severe like chronic fatigue. Fatigue is frustrating and can be debilitating. For some people they have to push through every day. For these same people, at the end of each long and exhausting day, sleep is yet another challenge. Oddly, for many people the more exhausted they are during the day, the worse sleep at night. After a restless night of tossing and turning, the cycle begins again as the sun arises.
Calling all candy addicts and crunch junkies! Crispy Green has a product Crispy Green Freeze Dried Fruit that might become your new BFF.
There are seven Crispy Green Freeze Dried Fruit varieties in all: apple, asian pears, bananas, pineapple, mango, tangerine, and cantaloupe. These snacks are nothing more than freeze dried fruit. I tried the mangos,
Seeds are a great way to get protein, omega fats, fiber, and other nutrients, while adding that revered “crunch” that so many people long for in a snack. Mary’s Gone Crackers introduces a variety of gluten free, whole grain, vegan crackers that can fill that cracker void with the kind of nutrition your body can actually
Nuts and seeds are such a delicious way to get Omega fatty acids while maximizing flavor and satiety. Trader Joe’s has a wonderful selection of nuts and seeds, but one of my favorites is the Go Raw Trek Mix. This simple, yet unprocessed, mix brings together raw nuts like almonds (full of Vitamin E), walnuts
If you read the paper or watch the news, you have heard about the importance of vitamin D. Most people know that the best way to get their vitamin D is through daily sun exposure. Our bodies make vitamin D when our skin is exposed to the sun. Actually, vitamin D is not a vitamin at all but rather a hormone that targets more than 2000 genes in your body. Because most people do not get out in the sun on a regular basis without sunscreen on, (sunscreen blocks vitamin D production) vitamin D deficiency is believed to be wide spread. To complicate matters, as we age it becomes more difficult to produce vitamin D.
I was traveling last week and read an article in the Wall Street Journal about how our foods are getting blander. The author of the article, Mark Schatzker, also the author of the book, The Dorito Effect, says that diets come and go and ultimately don’t work because we are not addressing the real issue
Being a chocolate lover myself, I have been on a quest to find the most minimally processed, best tasting chocolate with the richest flavor. Go Raw Chocolate fits that bill nicely with just two ingredients: raw organic cacao and raw organic agave nectar. Raw cacao, often touted as a “Superfood,” is filled with nutrients like
There are many options for snack items for those of us who have had the pleasure of going gluten free, however, many of these foods are grain based and have multiple food additives, making the food more processed and less healthy to consume.
Enter Flackers! This food was designed by a doctor who wanted to bring