Tweet Today I am pleased to share a guest post written by Aaron Edgerly, a student at Lamar University, in Beaumont, TX, who has an interest in nutrition. Please enjoy his great advice for teens about the importance of wise food choices. Adolescents believe any food can fuel their body. The body uses food as [...]
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Tweet As a follow-up to my previous post, here are my top picks for snack bars: Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars. These bars are an oldie but goodie. I have loved them since college. (My only complaint is they are messy to eat, especially for kids.) The reasons I chose these bars are they are [...]
Tweet Have you tried coconut water? It is the thin, watery liquid that comes from young green coconuts, not to be confused with thick, milky liquid called coconut milk. It is naturally low in sugar and high in eloctrolytes, making it a competitor of sports drinks. One cup contains 45 calories, 45 mg sodium, [...]
Tweet Having my office inside a gym and exercising there too, I hear a lot about protein. This important nutrient is very misunderstood when it comes to daily recommendations and its roles in the body. By the time you finish this article, you will know the truth about protein and how to determine your own [...]