Peter Cottontail did not disappoint this Easter with his basket full of choline! Eggs are the most concentrated source of this essential nutrient. Some of choline’s roles include neurotransmitter synthesis for brain communication, memory and cognition as well as lipid transport and metabolism.
Iodine is a critical mineral for thyroid gland function which controls hormones involved in regulating metabolic rate, brain development and metabolizing our food. Maintaining its balance is key. Though sea vegetables and fish tend to be naturally rich sources, the amount can vary in most foods depending on the soil,…
SPRING is in the air and strawberries are on my mind. Enhanced flavor and nutrition coupled with affordability is associated with eating in season. A simple guide to some of this season’s standouts.
Besides being critical for bone health, calcium is involved in many basic processes including muscle contraction, hormone secretion, nerve signal transmission and heartbeat regulation. Sources of this key mineral extend beyond the traditionally touted dairy… (even more reason to love leafy greens!).
Going green for St. Patrick’s Day that is now just a handful of days away! Give these ingredients a try as we enter the week of green.