Many foods we call superfoods today, typically foods that originated from other parts of the world besides the United States, are making a comeback—and in a big way when it comes to how they can enhance and support our health. Some of these “superfoods” have been known for years, such as chia seeds and […]
It’s that time of year again! Time for new notebooks, packing lunchboxes, getting back into a normal bedtime routine, and embracing the excitement— and maybe even a little nervousness—that comes with each back-to-school season. Maybe you’re going to college the first time, going back to college, have kids in school, or are in middle […]
For National Blueberry Month, we couldn’t help but share with you all the incredible benefits of blueberries for brain, gut, and heart health. While you might know a few of these, there is new research coming out regularly that shows blueberries are one of the fruits that consistently prove to be more beneficial than […]
Functional foods and adaptogens are not new but are becoming more and more common just like other common health-supporting foods and drinks all of us eat daily. Many of these have been around for centuries across the entire world but are now being used by different ages, cultures, and health backgrounds in common and unique […]
Lifeway kefir is a tart and tangy fermented milk beverage that contains 12 live and active probiotic cultures and 25 to 30 colony-forming units. These beneficial bacteria and yeast-based probiotic cultures provide a myriad of health benefits, making kefir a perfect addition to breakfast, a light snack, a probiotic boost to recipes, and an excellent […]
Feeling adventurous? Explore the #SummerHarvest tag to see all the amazing smoothie creations our community shared in July! Then you can make your own version and tag us in your #SummerSmoothie. Summer Harvest Smoothie by vindiskitchen Recipe: 1 cup baby spinach ½ cup cucumber, diced ½ avocado halved, pitted, and peeled ¼ cup fresh blueberries […]
The secret to a great workout or competing successfully in an athletic event may come down to the foods you choose. When it comes to avoiding fatigue and performing better at the next event or workout, a focus on nutritional pre-and post-activity is a key component to success. Proper recovery foods and beverages (within 30 […]
Hemp. This is a plant that has quite a controversial association. It tends to leave the one thinking about marijuana rather than plant-based plastics, treeless paper, fabric, and healthy cooking. However, within recent years, we have seen the rise of hemp being used in the fashion and culinary worlds, giving people the opportunity to see this plant in a new light.
Ivan Zwick, of Marion, IL, has won national and international championships in bench press competitions. He is a former international gold medalist and decorated athlete. But what’s even more impressive? He’s 79 years old and doesn’t plan to end his weightlifting career anytime soon. This past May, Zwick competed at the World Bench Press Championships […]
The wait is finally over! Our Limited Edition Lowfat Watermelon Kefir is back on shelves! Just in time for summer, your favorite cooling snack has returned to stores near you and is ready to make this year’s Season of the Sun your best yet!