If it feels like things have gotten more expensive lately, it’s not just your imagination. Recently, food prices have been escalating, leading many families to look for meals and recipes that help stretch their dollar further.
One of the best things about the holidays is sharing some of our favorite foods with the people we care about. But sometimes, those classic holiday dishes can be hiding some pretty unsavory secrets — like heaping helpings of fat, sugar, sodium and more.
School is back in session, but unfortunately for adults, we don’t get a midday recess to recharge our energy. And sometimes, that means reaching for another cup of coffee or a handful of sugary snacks to help us cross the finish line.
If you’re trying to find the right foods for weight loss and lowering blood pressure, we have good news: not only can peanuts help you fight cravings by helping you feel fuller for longer, they might add extra benefits for your health! Including some that could help save your life.
Life moves fast, and sometimes, you need food that can keep up. But when we rely on fast food, our bodies miss out on a lot of the vitamins and nutrients that we need to feel our best. That’s because much of fast food is overly processed, and relies on sugar, salt, and saturated fat that may taste good in the moment, but end up leaving us feeling worse — and may even increase our risk for certain cancers.
If you love international food, you probably won’t be surprised to know that in just about every country around the world, peanuts and peanut butter have found dishes to call home—from satays and sauces, to stir-fry and salads. That includes places like Africa, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, India, Central and South America, and the Far East.
Peanuts contain a wealth of benefits for the brain thanks to functional compounds that have been shown to boost memory, strengthen cognition, protect against cognitive disease, decline and more. That includes an amazing variety of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and plant-based protein.