There are many dynamic duos in nutrition. Two nutrients, when combined, are more powerful than when they work alone. Iron deficiency is the most widespread nutrition problem in the world. Close to 70% of the iron in your body is found in red blood cells called hemoglobin which are needed to carry oxygen from the … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Fawen is an interesting new brand of drinkable soups. Fawen comes packaged in a 16.9 ounce recyclable tetra pak which does not require refrigeration until opened. The brand recommends drinking these soups … Read More

The National Center for Health Statistics reported that the US life expectancy has dipped slightly for the first time in 16 years. Life expectancy at birth for men was 78.9 years and went down to 78.8. For women it went from 81.3 years to 81.2. This change may not seem like much but if the … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Bakery On Main has long been known for providing good tasting, gluten free foods. They have just re-introduced their Instant Oatmeal with Ancient Grains Quinoa & Amaranth by adding flax and chia … Read More

Top your next container of yogurt with a sliced banana to put this combination into action. Your intestinal tract is home to trillions of health-promoting microbes (probiotics). These internal soldiers continually battle unhealthy invaders. Like all good soldiers, your healthy microbes need to be fed. Food containing prebiotics, plant fibers, are exactly what they need. … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Rojo’s Organic Salsa, sold in the refrigerated section of the supermarket, is as close to homemade salsa as you can get. We tasted Rojo’s Organic Salsa, Traditional Mild, Traditional Medium and … Read More

A study done by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Canada found that every year more than 100,000 children are born worldwide with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). FAS is a lifelong disorder with a known cause and it is preventable. Globally, about 10% of women in the general population consume alcohol during pregnancy, and … Read More

We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. 50 Strong is a company based in Lima, Ohio whose mission is to make America strong by making products in America. They are so committed to this mission that 10% of the … Read More

Vinegar can add a dash of flavors to many recipes ranging in flavor from thin and sharp to sweet and syrupy. All vinegars are the byproduct of fermenting a liquid that contains starch or sugar – grains, fruits, honey, coconut, and syrups can be used. Most vinegars have few if any calories and only a … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Three Bridges recently launched the first refrigerated Creamy Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese Kit. Made with fresh cheddar cheese and precooked elbow pasta, the kit cooks in 3 to 5 minutes. All you … Read More