healthy eating, healthy living

3 Morning Habits to Start Now for a Healthier You

Changing your diet and lifestyle can be hard. Especially if you try to do it all at once. Starting with small changes you can achieve without much effort can help motivate you to attempt bigger changes. For example, drinking 64-90 oz of water per day sounds like a lot if you are not used to… Continue reading 3 Morning Habits to Start Now for a Healthier You

healthy eating, Nutrition

Functional Food Friday: Lentils and Pulses

I especially like lentils and other pulses, because they are gluten free and provide many of the nutrients that are at risk on a typical gluten free diet.  For instance, one half cup of cooked lentils provides 12 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber, nearly 100% daily value for manganese, and 10% of the daily value for iron and folate.