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Glorious Grains

Glorious Grains

What do you think of first when you hear “whole grains”? Brown rice? Wheat bread? Birdseed? There is so much more to the world of whole grains! But first, let’s clarify what exactly a whole grain is. There are Three Parts: Bran, germ, and endosperm. The bran is the...

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10 Everyday Uses for Seeds

10 Everyday Uses for Seeds

It is no secret that seeds are small, but nutritionally mighty. Packed with anti-inflammatory nutrients like heart-healthy fats, protein, fiber, and antioxidants (among a ton of vitamins and minerals), it’s no wonder we call them little powerhouses of health. And...

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Beans, Legumes, and Pulses – Oh My!

Beans, Legumes, and Pulses – Oh My!

No matter what you want to call them, they each are a part of our plant food family! Even though beans, legumes, and pulses are used interchangeably, they do have distinct meanings. Did you know? A legume refers to the entire plant: leaves, stems, and pods. A pulse is...

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