January 25, 2022

Fiber: Essential For Health

Fiber: Essential For Health What is fiber and why is it important? Fiber includes the parts of plant foods that your body can’t digest or absorb. Most fiber passes through your GI tract to your colon where it feeds gut bacteria leading to a healthier gut and other health benefits such as better immune system function and less […]
February 7, 2020

Make Ahead Meals: Black Bean & Quinoa Salad Recipe

Black Bean & Quinoa Salad Whole grains are considered a “free food” on the Health Plus Diet.  Quinoa is a nutritional powerhouse.  It is a great source of manganese, copper, phosphorus, and magnesium.  Quinoa has more than 5 grams of fiber per 1 cup serving.  Eating at least 25 grams of fiber each day is one of the […]