In general, prebiotics are indigestible fibers. When we eat them, they can alter the population of our gut microbiome by serving as food for organisms that live there, encouraging the good bacteria to thrive and starving off or crowding out the bad.
Sugar alcohols often found in “health foods” can have several negative effects such as bloating, weight gain, nausea and are poorly metabolized. A safer option is organic clover honey which has been shown to be good for athletes’ muscle recovery and for sustained energy.
Our favorite wellness resolutions for 2019 allow you to stick to your goals, easily eat proper nutrition and build on healthy habits that work.
Carbs make you fat….okay, not really. All the trendy diets are saying it, so it must be true right? It’s all the buzz right now especially with keto, Atkins and Paleo touting low carb diets. But you know better. After all, it’s hard to call all carbs bad when vegetables are carbohydrates, and so are […]
Want to stay sharp as a knife? Better get some brain food! The mind is one vital organ that needs its vittles. Without sufficient amounts of protein, carbohydrates, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, you could start to experience memory loss and cognitive decline. In fact, there’s even a new diet — the MIND Diet — […]
Rubi and Eduardo Nunez took the leap to travel the United States by RV in January 2016 and we couldn’t be happier for them! They had always loved mountain biking, hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking and pretty much anything outdoors so this comes as no surprise. Eduardo and Rubi became fans of Real Food Bar […]
6 natural alternatives to sugar and sugar alcohols to satisfy your sweet tooth that are low glycemic.
Clean Eating on the go doesn’t have to be tough. Follow these guidelines and tips to stay on track! Be an Avid Label Reader: The Nutrition Facts Panel is your friend! Understand how many servings you are eating first and number of calories on the label. The general USDA guide is based on a […]
We hear a lot about snack bars out there that claim to be healthy alternatives when in reality they are chocked full of sugar, saturated fats and taste more like a dessert than a meal alternative. Don’t be fooled – if it looks like a candy bar and tastes like a candy bar, it is […]