Power Up With Pumpkin

There’s more to pumpkins than simply being Halloween jack-o’lanterns. They actually have many health benefits too! Pumpkins are rich in fiber, which keeps you feeling full longer. However, despite being filling, they are also low calorie, with less than 50 calories per serving of canned pumpkin, which by the way is also about 90% water! … Continue reading Power Up With Pumpkin

Foods to Promote Immune Function

When training, no athlete wants a cold to run him down and limit his exercise program. Enter the diet, which can boost immune function and lower the risk of illness. To maintain your immune system, follow an individualized eating plan that is well-balanced and meets your energy, carbohydrate, protein, and micronutrients needs. Determine your fueling … Continue reading Foods to Promote Immune Function

Creative Ways To Use A Pumpkin

When Halloween comes and goes, what do you do with all those jack-o-lanterns and decorative pumpkins? The obvious choice is to use them in delicious recipes. However, carved pumpkins start to quickly spoil after sitting out for 24 hours, making them potentially unsafe to eat.   However, there are so many other clever ways you … Continue reading Creative Ways To Use A Pumpkin