Panko Breadcrumbs: Nutrition, Benefits, and Uses

Anke Neustadt

Panko is an increasingly popular ingredient in the West, as this versatile type of breadcrumb adds a satisfying crispiness to numerous dishes. Originally from Japan, panko gives a lighter, crispier texture to foods than the heavier, crunchier traditional Western breadcrumb. In Japanese cuisine, panko has long been used as a […]

Carnivore Diet: Benefits and Possible Drawbacks

Anke Neustadt

The most immediate result from eating a meat and fat diet concerns insulin, or rather, lack of it. While the amino acids in meat do, in fact, elicit a rise in blood sugar and a corresponding rise in insulin, it’s marginal, especially when you combine the protein with fat. However, […]

Easy Mediterranean diet meal plan

Anke Neustadt

If you’re thinking of going on a Mediterranean diet meal plan, you’re bound to have come across the many health benefits of this diet. From lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes to aiding with weight management, the Mediterranean diet is one of the most popular […]

Coconut milk: nutrition facts and health benefits

Anke Neustadt

Due to its distinctive flavor and creamy texture, coconut milk can add a nice twist to coffees, protein shakes and desserts. Although it’s nowhere near as popular as other plant-based milk alternatives in the US, it retains a loyal fan base.But how nutritious is this drink? And can it bring […]

Nutrition, Uses, Benefits, and Downsides

Anke Neustadt

Wasabi peas are known for their crisp texture and spicy taste. They are a popular snack in Japan and around the world. Wasabi peas are dried and roasted green peas covered in a mixture of oil, salt, sugar, and wasabi, a thick paste with an intense flavor. However, despite its […]

Oat milk: nutrition facts and health benefits

Anke Neustadt

If you’re considering switching from dairy to plant-based milk, you may be wondering how oat milk compares in terms of nutrition. There are many reasons why you may consider the switch – lactose intolerance, environmental concerns, animal welfare and simple curiosity, to name just a few.  For many, picking the […]

Jicama Nutrition: Nutrition, Benefits, and Uses

Anke Neustadt

Jicama, a root vegetable, is a solid source of essential nutrients. It’s also very versatile and can be used in lots of delicious dishes. Ever heard of jicama? If not, you’re missing out. This root vegetable is packed with essential nutrients and loaded with all kinds of potential health benefits. […]