Food of the Week: Walnuts

Food of the Week: Walnuts What’s New and Beneficial about Walnuts Researchers are convinced—more than ever before—about the nutritional benefits of walnuts when consumed in whole form, including the skin. We now know that approximately 90% of the phenols in walnuts are found in the skin, including key phenolic acids, tannins, and flavonoids. Some websites

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Is quinoa a grain?

Is quinoa a grain? Because quinoa is typically consumed in the same way as the cereal grasses (wheat, oats, barley, and rye), we group it together with those foods on our website. However, quinoa is not a cereal grass at all, but rather a member of the same food family that contains spinach, Swiss chard,

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Best sources of Zinc

Best sources of Zinc World’s Healthiest Foods rich inzinc FoodCalsDRI/DV For serving size for specific foods see the Nutrient Rating Chart. Basic Description From a food standpoint, zinc may be a less familiar dietary mineral than iron or calcium or sodium, but it is no less important to our metabolism or our health. Like magnesium,

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Recipe of the Week: WHFoods Menu: Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Recipe of the Week: WHFoods Menu: Quinoa Breakfast Bowl Enjoy a complete vegetable protein when starting your day with a nutrient-rich quinoa breakfast. In comparison to cereal grasses like wheat, quinoa is higher in fat content and can provide valuable amounts of heart-healthy fats as well as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. Breakfast is known as

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Food of the Week: Quinoa

Food of the Week: Quinoa What’s New and Beneficial About Quinoa The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has officially declared that the year 2013 be recognized as “The International Year of the Quinoa.” Proposed by the government of Bolivia and receiving strong support from many Central and South American countries, quinoa

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