You may have heard the phase ‘but sugar is still sugar’, especially in the low carb and paleo communities. You may have also stumbled across evangelical fruitarians who eat nothing but fruit and claim amazing health benefits from doing so. As with most things related to nutrition, a balanced approach is what makes most sense.
What type of sugar is in fruit?
The sugar in fruit is made up of a combination of sucrose, glucose and fructose. Each fruit contains slightly different combinations of these sugars. Although these sugars may sound ‘bad’, there are some critical points that make them different to how they appear in isolated forms:
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We are excited to be including samples of micro greens in all discovery boxes during the week of Saturday, June 22nd. The mix that will be included is called "Rainbow Mix". These micro greens will be available as an add-on to our boxes going forward.
Amongst the foods that will keep you fuller for longer are foods high in protein. Peanut butter is of course one of the more well-known high protein foods, but many kids and adults aren’t able to eat it because it contains nuts. For this reason, sunflower seed butter is actually a great substitute!
This simple and delicious recipe for banana baked oats is a great way to get you powered up for the day. By baking the oats, you create a different texture than the one you may be used to, almost like a soft chewy cereal bar!
ruit and vegetables always go hand-in-hand and today’s recipe is a perfect example. Sumac roasted grapes and Brussels sprouts might sound a little unusual, but we promise you’ll love this Middle Eastern twist on a traditional European festive dish.
Pineapple is great in a fruit salad, but there’s lots of other unique ways to incorporate pineapples in your meals. Here’s a fun idea to do something a little different, a pineapple burger! Guaranteed to be tasty and colorful.
Indigestion can be uncomfortable and even painful in some circumstances, but with these 5 simple tips from Fruitful Day’s Nutritional therapist, Michelle, you can improve your digestion drastically.