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Heart Health

What the Heck is Choline?
1 year ago

What the Heck is Choline?

In My Top Five Food Trends for 2020 blog, I predicted foods for healthy aging will continue to gain momentum this year.  We’ve been hearing more about choline and its …
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What the Heck is Konjac?
2 years ago

What the Heck is Konjac?

Konjac is an herb with a tuber-like corm (underground plant stem). It’s also known as elephant yam, devil’s tongue, snake palm, and voodoo lily. Overall, konjac is highly versatile in …
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What the Heck are Mung Beans?
2 years ago

What the Heck are Mung Beans?

Mung beans are showing up on ingredient lists of plant-based foods including the Beyond Burger. I wasn’t familiar with them, and thought what the heck are mung beans? So my …
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What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?
2 years ago

What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?

There’s an increase in healthier puffed and crunchy snacks on the market. Traditional popped corn is getting competition from popped chickpeas, sorghum, quinoa and wait, lotus seeds. What the heck …
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What the Heck are Tiger Nuts?
2 years ago

What the Heck are Tiger Nuts?

You are probably asking yourself: “What the heck are tiger nuts?” Tiger nuts, aren’t actually nuts, but instead grow as a wild weed and are classified as tubers (1). They …
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Nutrition 2019 Roundup
2 years ago

Nutrition 2019 Roundup

When it comes to the science of nutrition, it’s always evolving. Where better to learn about the high quality emerging research in nutrition science than four days at the American …
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