Smoothies Recipes|Kale Cucumber Pear Smoothie

Ingredients 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup kale 1/2 cup cucumber 1/2 pear 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 serving vanilla protein powder 5 raw cashews Directions Place ingredients in blender Put ice in blender Pour in water and lemon juice Blend for 30 seconds Serve and enjoy Nutrition Facts Calories: 220 Carbs: 25 grams Fat: 13…… Continue reading Smoothies Recipes|Kale Cucumber Pear Smoothie

Nutrition Education| Vitamin B2 Riboflavin

Today we discuss our 2nd water-soluble B-vitamin, B2. We will briefly introduce Vitamin B2, lists Vitamin B2 food sources (mainly ingredients for smoothies), and highlight some additional interesting and important key notes. Vitamin B2 Introduction Vitamin B2 is also known as Riboflavin. Riboflavin has a break-down of 2 key component coenzymes named Flavin Mononucleotide (FMN)…… Continue reading Nutrition Education| Vitamin B2 Riboflavin

Nutrition Education| Vitamin B1 Thiamine

Vitamin B1 is not only the first B vitamin discovered by scientists, it is the first water-soluble vitamin that we have discussed. In the previous posts, we discussed 2 fat-soluble vitamins which were Vitamin D and Vitamin A. One major difference in fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins is how they are absorbed. Today, we will Introduce…… Continue reading Nutrition Education| Vitamin B1 Thiamine

Nutrition Education|Vitamin A

Vitamins and minerals each play a special role in our diet. Today we will discuss Vitamin A which is broken down into 2 types. Our goal is to educate you on important information that will help you on your healthy lifestyle journey. Vitamin A Introduction Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in…… Continue reading Nutrition Education|Vitamin A