Canned Beans 101

Did you get bored reading that title? It's okay. Canned beans do seem boring. Unless you hang with US, because we transform beans into something magical on the daily (not that kind of magical, HAH). We'll let you in on a couple secrets if you keep reading. Beans are a healthy and super convenient source of … Continue reading Canned Beans 101

Weight loss and improved blood-sugar control on a HIGH-carb diet

Low-carb is the ANSWER… to the question: what is the obnoxiously simplified diet approach of the early 21st century. Is consuming less sugar, bread, and processed carbohydrate helpful for weight loss? For 99% of people, the answer is yes. Is eliminating quinoa or potatoes the answer to your weight loss problems? Probably not. Sorry! More … Continue reading Weight loss and improved blood-sugar control on a HIGH-carb diet

Does your heart love coffee? What your genes have to say.

Caffeine may be that pick-me-up you need in the morning to get rolling for work or that boost you need to get through a workout. It inhibits adenosine receptors in the brain, which increases your fatigue threshold thereby helping you feel less tired. It can also increase heart rate and cause vasoconstriction, which can increase … Continue reading Does your heart love coffee? What your genes have to say.