(and what we eat) Protein is a necessary nutrient for us to build and maintain muscle, as well as being part of a balanced meal. However, there is a lot of recent controversy surrounding how we grow and produce our protein. The most common sources of protein come from animal products, but plant-based protein has … Continue reading Agriculture and the Environment
Food and diet trends are becoming more and more popular. Along with new trends, come new products and new packaging. How these new products are labelled can often be confusing and frustrating to try to understand. Here are some food trends and how to figure out how they may be labelled. “Superfoods” This term means … Continue reading Labelling Confusion
There are many buzzwords in the food world – “GMO” or “genetically modified” is one of them. A lot of misinformation exists around this concept, so I want to share with you what I know. Here is a short introduction to GMOs. Hopefully it helps make sense of what they are. What are they? Genetically … Continue reading Genetically Modified What?
A look at some alternative sources of protein, which includes nutritional information about pulses, including kidney beans and chickpeas. Continue reading Finger on the Pulse