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

Nutrition Education| Vitamin D

Today we are going to briefly discuss Vitamin D which is also known as the sunshine vitamin. Our goal is to educate you on important information that will help you on your healthy lifestyle journey. Vitamin D Introduction Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that promotes the absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate. Calcium…… Continue reading Nutrition Education| Vitamin D

Nutrition Education|Pea Protein Nutrition

PEA PROTEIN is a protein that can be substituted for Whey Protein. The protein is extracted primarily from the YELLOW PEA. It is a great source of protein with approximately 11 GRAMS OF PROTEIN per 1/4 cup. Many vegans prefer this protein over other sources of protein such as dairy, meat, and eggs. Due to…… Continue reading Nutrition Education|Pea Protein Nutrition

Nutrition Education| Pineapples And Mangos Vitamin C Content

VITAMIN C is an ESSENTIAL NUTRIENT involved in the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters and AIDS IN TISSUE REPAIR. It also helps with the FUNCTIONING OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM. The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) is 90 milligrams per day for adult men and 75 mg/day for adult women. Adults can tolerate up to 2,000 mg/day…… Continue reading Nutrition Education| Pineapples And Mangos Vitamin C Content

Top 7 Weight Loss Ingredients To Boost Your Smoothies

Some of you might be thinking, “It will take up too much of my time” or “it won’t fill me up.” Well, I’m here to tell you that you are wrong!” Many of us don’t have the time to eat healthy foods consistently let alone cook them as we are always on the go. But…… Continue reading Top 7 Weight Loss Ingredients To Boost Your Smoothies