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Not All Oat Milks are the Same

You would think all oat milks are the same — but made by different companies they vary in nutrition content. Unlike nut milks — which have protein in them — (think almond milk, cashew milk, quinoa milk, flax milk, coconut milk) oats are just soluble fiber and carbohydrates. Home-made oat milk is literally just water and oats. The www.minimalistbaker.com describes how to make oat milk. Combining 1C rolled oats and 4 C water leads to 4 servings. Water and oats are blended in a high-speed blender and drained through a clean cotton dishtowel. The product is strained twice to remove excess starch. Over-blending can result in slimy milk.

F.U.E.L. Up Supports Optimal Eating for Success

FUEL UP for Success is geared exclusively to people who want increased energy and more focus for work-life balance and self-care. Specifically designed for busy, on-the-go professionals, F.U.E.L. UP is all about eating simply with fresh whole foods and having just the right nutrition balance to keep revved up and energized all day! After all, we cannot be our best selves if we are undernourished or poorly fueled.

The Planetary Health Plate

How food is produced, what is consumed, and how much is lost or wasted all heavily shape the health of both people and planet. The EAT-Lancet Commission presents an integrated global framework and for the first time, provides quantitative scientific targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production.

A Missing Micronutrient – Choline for Life

Last week I had a chance to listen to a webinar sponsored by the Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Group of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics http://www.whdpg.org.  The webinar was run by Liz Weiss MS, RDN , family meal and nutrition expert and Maria Caudill PhD, RD a choline researcher at Cornell University. The webinar …

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