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Legumes Make the Top 5 Hottest Trends in Snack Foods

On April 25, 2013, Yahoo Shine released an article on The Top 5 Hottest Trends in Snack Foods. At no surprise for us, legumes has made the list. “Food companies looking to up the nutritional ante with their snacks have released myriad legume-based snacks, using everything from black beans to chickpeas to lentils. Being made with some legume flour doesn’t always make a snack healthier though, so if you’re really concerned about nutrition, you’ll want to make sure the legumes are the first ingredient listed. Again, if you just happen to like the flavor of beans and lentils (like I … Read More

You Can Snack on World Health Day

Can you believe that 40% of adults aged 25 and up have high blood pressure? At least that is the statistic World Health Organization is claiming. High blood pressure is also known as raised blood pressure or hypertension. This increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. When was the last time you had a physical? I bet many of you reading this will say that it’s been years. This isn’t good enough for our health because our health is crucial to our everyday happiness.  Make sure you fuel your body with exercise; the right meals, and the … Read More