INFOGRAPHIC: Why You Should Care About Mitosis

Mitosis. You probably haven’t heard that word since you were in high school biology class. Mitosis, however is a fundamental part of life. Check out the infographic below for a quick visual on why you should care about mitosis and how it affects your health. If you want to learn more about mitosis click here.

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Savory Salsa Hummus

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Recipe Highlights:

  • Great source of protein
  • Aids in digestive health
  • Promotes heart health

This hummus is made out of garbanzo beans which makes it  a great source of protein and fiber as well as a number of other nutrients such as magnesium, potassium and iron. These assist bodily functions such as digestion and heart and bone health. This recipe is great with crackers or can be used with other recipes such as our Hummus Quesadilla recipe. Continue reading

Being thin vs. being healthy

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Our culture has come to make thinness synonymous with health. Although there are many individuals who are thin and healthy, the appearance of health is sometimes only skin-deep. The definition of health itself is freedom from ailment or disease along with soundness of body and mind. A properly functioning body creates true health, allowing us to more fully appreciate and participate in the good things of life. Unfortunately many health issues lie deep inside the body, making them difficult to identify. Individuals that are thin yet unhealthy most likely fall into two categories; nutrition deficiencies and hormonal imbalance. Continue reading