Tiny sprouts provide big nutrition

Anke Neustadt

(Nataliya Kushnir/iStock via Getty Images) Move over baby carrots and petite peas. Even tinier vegetables are catching on as go-to healthy foods. Microscale vegetables, a growing food category that includes sprouted seeds, are miniature in size yet big in nutrition. Eating sprouts well before they become full-blown plants can crank […]

Pumpkin Flower: Nutrients, Benefits, and Uses

Anke Neustadt

Pumpkin flower is a type of vibrant edible flower produced by pumpkin plants. Pumpkin plants produce both male and female flowers, both of which are notable for their large, funnel-shaped blossoms. These striking blossoms take on either a vivid orange or yellow hue (1). Though many people think of eating […]

Nutrients, Benefits, and How to Cook It

Anke Neustadt

Though not as well-known as cereal grains like quinoa, freekeh packs a punch when it comes to both flavor and nutrition. In addition to being an excellent source of protein, fiber, and manganese, freekeh is incredibly versatile and can be added to many different recipes. Plus, it’s easy to prepare […]

Benefits, Weight Loss, and Downsides

Anke Neustadt

The 21-Day Smoothie Diet is a weight loss plan touted as an easy and effective alternative to fad diets. In fact, the creator of the plan claims that the diet is associated with a long list of benefits and can help improve sleep, keep your skin glowing, skyrocket energy levels, […]

Soy milk: nutrition facts and health benefits

Anke Neustadt

One of the first plant-based milk alternatives on the market, soy milk helped millions of people to avoid dairy products back when veganism was in its infancy, and lactose intolerance was less understood. Now that there are so many more milk alternatives available, you may wonder how soy milk nutrition […]