I am not the kind of dietitian who likes traditional diets or “dieting.” I am all about eating more fruits and vegetables, making more of your grains whole and incorporating additional healthy fats into your everyday eating. But if you’re going to try a new diet this year, there is one I feel a bit … Read More.
It’s frankly impossible to get through the holidays without either saying yourself or hearing someone else say something shameful about indulging in food. “I had three cookies! I’m so bad!” “Wine and cheese tonight, extra treadmill time tomorrow!” “I’m being good… no seconds for me!” I’m gonna go out on a limb and say we … Read More.
Maintaining a fresh, exciting product mix is something Good Foods Co-op strives to do. Our buyers are continually bringing in new products for our shoppers and they base the decisions about what to buy on your requests, current trends, what’s new for the season and items that align with our store ethos. I recently hit up … Read More.
You may have noticed it on our dairy shelves or heard tell of a new, “better-for-you” milk product, but A2 milk is just one of the newest dairy options competing for a spot in your fridge. How does one differentiate A2 from a multitude of milk offerings? If you experience dairy intolerance, is A2 the … Read More.
Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix Ingredients: 100% whole grain wheat flour, 100% whole grain oat flour, wheat protein isolate, brown sugar, whey protein concentrate, milk protein concentrate, buttermilk powder, leavening, sea salt I’d been hearing about Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix for a little while before finally picking it … Read More.
The lectin-free diet is one of the latest nutrition trends. First promoted by Dr. Steven Gundry, going lectin-free requires the elimination of many foods on the basis of their lectin content, which he believes to be the root cause of systemic inflammation and other negative effects throughout the human body. Lectin is a protein found … Read More.
In last week’s blog post, Amy outlined nine reasons why becoming a Good Foods owner might be the best decision you make all month. She’s not wrong. Owning a piece of your local Co-op means something. When I finally decided to become a Good Foods owner, I immediately felt… different. Most notably, the dietitian side of … Read More.
About 150,000 tons of food are thrown away in the U.S. each DAY which is obviously a problem not just for the planet, but for pocketbooks too. If your food has gone bad, that’s food you can’t eat, so it’s food that will most likely be replaced which costs money and energy and the food … Read More.
One of my favorite pieces of nutrition advice is maybe the simplest: eat more fruits and vegetables. You may be rolling your eyes at the “basic” nature of that wisdom, but according to the CDC only 1 in 10 Americans gets the recommended 5 daily servings. No matter what your dietary preferences or needs, upping … Read More.
Seeds are an amazing food. Each seed contains the potential to sprout and grow into a plant—a plant that will mature and produce more seeds, which will sprout, mature and make more seeds. Every time we eat a seed, we are consuming the potential—all the protein, vitamins, minerals, enzymes—needed to grow an entire plant and … Read More.