Avocados and Tacos

Create a play on the traditional taco. Mix any combination of ground meat (turkey, seitan, tofu, chicken, lean beef), low fat cheese, diced organic tomatoes, whole wheat tortilla, seasoning (omit the salt), and – if you’re an especially big fan of avocados – some guacamole, and add a spoonful of the mixture to an avocado. …

Fiber

Soluble-Fiber and Insoluble-Fiber Foods The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends adult women consume 25 grams of total fiber per day and adult men consume 38 grams, with 10 to 15 grams coming from soluble fiber. As you age, you need less and over age 50, women should consume 21 grams and men should consume 30 …

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are found in foods, such as fish and flaxseed, and in supplements  like fish oil. The three main omega-3 fatty acids are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). ALA is found mainly in plant oils such as flaxseed, soybean, and canola oils. DHA and EPA are found in …