Nuts and seeds provide excellent human nutrition, being especially good sources of essential fatty acids, vitamin E, protein, and minerals. Nuts have been reported to support heart and brain health and are generally terrific for us.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, making up roughly 30% of the total protein content. It is the major protein in the connective tissues of the body and plays a key role in maintaining the structure of many tissues and organs. Collagen ensures the integrity, elasticity and strength of skin, cartilage and bones, maintaining their form and function.
A fruit-only smoothie can give you a sugar rush and a green-only vegetable smoothie can drop your blood sugar so it’s important to balance your smoothies with carbohydrates, protein, fiber and good fats.
Whole food grains make delicious breakfast cereal. There are few grains which are gluten -free and easy to make.
I incorporate gluten-free grains into my family meals because I know that wheat can irritate the gut. I like them because they are complex carbohydrates that make my meals wholesome.