I absolutely love chickpeas. I normally use them in a cold chickpea salad (recipe to come later). Chickpeas are considered a true superfood. In a 1 cup serving they provide all of the following: 384 more words
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Is stress the driver of your insomnia? Eating more high fiber foods—sometimes called prebiotics (different from probiotics)—may help both your stomach and your sleep.
In a new study on rats conducted at the University of Colorado, a high fiber diet promoted the growth of healthy gut bacteria, increased resilience to stress, and made sleep more robust following a stressful event. 492 more words
Here’s a nice resource from nutritionist, Amanda Carlson-Phillips. The article, titled, How to Eat Clean, clarifies what it means to “eat clean,” and emphasizes the importance of avoiding processed foods and choosing nutrient-dense foods that are low in fat, high in fiber, and loaded with essential vitamins and minerals. 54 more words
Constipation is very common for kids.
Since your kids will almost certainly become constipated, at least briefly, at some point in their lives, it is important to understand how to recognize the symptoms of constipation. 1,064 more words