Category Archives: Sprouted Grain

What’s So Good About Lentils?

We all know that legumes are good for you, but what’s so special about Lentils in particular?

Lentils are a nutrient powerhouse in the legume family. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids providing all the enzymes your body needs to readily absorb nutrients, all the while detoxifying and cleansing the body.

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Why Fat is the New Black

Fat has gotten a bad rap. We all want to get rid of every single last ounce of it and work hard dieting and exercising to fight that flab. But not all kinds of fat are created equally. Brown fat is actually really good for us and helps to burn white fat cells and keeps us warm. White fat stores calories for use when we are low on energy and it releases hormones into our bloodstream that regulate metabolism. It’s the visceral and subcutaneous fat that deserves the negative image; causing disease and dementia and reducing your life expectancy. Continue reading

6 Ways to Be Brilliant at Breakfast

Do people tend to avoid you until you’ve had your second cup of coffee? Has anyone told you that you may not be a ‘morning person’ while cowering behind the photocopier? If mornings are hard for you, it may just be that you don’t have the fuel to kick-start your engine. All you need to put a little pep in your step is a good breakfast. Here’s how to start the day off right. Continue reading