What do you call a breadless sandwich? Boring, that’s what. If you’re like us and you struggle to imagine a life without bread, don’t panic. We’ve found a healthy option to help satisfy that carb craving—sprouted grain bread. High in good things like fiber and nutrients and free from bad
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The Folklore. Seitan’s history dates to sixth century Asia, in countries like China and Japan, where it was especially common among Buddhists, who are vegetarian or vegan. Known as “wheat meat,” “mock meat,” or “wheat gluten,” among other names, seitan means “made of protein” in Japanese.With the increased popularity of
As people become more concerned about their personal health, and as plant-based products become tastier and more versatile, meat substitute sales in the United States have continued to grow. The market is estimated to reach $4.54 billion in 2018 and is projected to rise to $6.43 billion by 2023, according
Can a high-protein/ low-carb diet really be a healthy and natural way to lose weight? Yes! And it’s a great way to stay satisfied while you burn stored fat and maintain muscle according to researchers.
In recent years, the number of “gluten-free” food products has grown substantially. That’s because gluten—a type of protein found in wheat, barley, triticale, and rye—can trigger a host of unpleasant symptoms, including diarrhea and abdominal pain, in people who have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity.
However, skipping gluten isn’t necessarily a
Q. I would like to eat less meat. What other sources of protein do you recommend?
A. Katie Fort, a dietetic intern at Frances Stern Nutrition Center at Tufts Medical Center, explains: “There is a growing body of data that demonstrates the health benefits of eating less meat and more plant-based
Millions of dollars are spent on gluten-free (GF) foods each year, and many grocery stores offer a wide assortment of GF products, including bread, pasta, crackers, snacks, and desserts. The increased availability of GF foods can be helpful for people who have celiac disease, a condition in which the body
Eat Whole Grains for More Weight Loss
Whole grains may help with weight loss by decreasing calories retained during digestion, say researchers whose findings appeared Feb. 8, 2017 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In the study, 81 people were provided with food that included either whole grains or refined
Not only can substitution save the day when you lack an ingredient called for in a recipe, but it also enables you to make a recipe better for you. That’s helpful whether you are trying to improve your overall eating pattern or are cooking for a specific health condition.
Crackers are the perfect partner to a cup of soup, a convenient base for appetizers, and a tasty snack on their own. But, many varieties are little more than white, refined flour and a sometimes lengthy list of artificial flavorings.
“Choose whole-grain crackers, since they offer more fiber than those made