Nutrient Rich Foods

What To Eat Before And After Competition

A recent pair of questions that came into the Nutrient Rich Support Center centered around what to eat before and after competition. Q1: Where can I find a really good article on the best healthy food choices for athletes (need something for my 16 yr old runner who is vegetarian) and thought it might be …

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Is Every Salad Green Equally Good For You?

The Truth: Most leafy greens are good for you — but some are better than others. Salads are a great way to pack in the nutrients without packing on the pounds. The best are a rainbow of nutrient-rich, non starchy veggies (although not a problem if you want to add some starchy vegetables) that provide …

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4 Gluten-Free Super Grains You Must Try

No grain, no… pain? Recently, nutritional staples like wheat, rice, corn, oats, and barley have turned into dietary pariahs, sending people looking for alternatives. There are a host of unique grains enjoyed in cultures around the world, each one offering unique health benefits. One of these wheat-free alternatives, quinoa, has become the hottest super-food in …

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Superfoods for Better Immunity and Slow Down Aging

No special diet can make you younger or stop you from aging. We all know we have to age one day, but how and what we eat makes a huge difference in how healthy we are going to be on the journey, and how long it will take. But there is a crop of food …

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3 Day Ultimate Cleanse for Busy People

Do you ever feel like your body just needs a quick reset?   Perhaps you are a little more tired than usual. Perhaps you’ve been working too much and not exercising enough.  Perhaps you’ve been eating a little more than usual or eating things that just don’t jive with your body. Whatever it is, you …

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Zucchini Carrot Pasta with Mushrooms

I have been wanting to try and make zucchini ribbons or ‘noodles/pasta’ for ages now, because they are a healthy and fun alternative to whole wheat or bean pasta, and plus they just look really neat. But here’s the thing, despite the fact that I have a million kitchen gadgets, I can’t say I own …

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The End of Dieting

It truly is the end of dieting; not only because Joel Fuhrman MD just launched what will soon be another bestseller called “The End of Dieting,” but because it’s in the air. People are waking up to the fact that they can’t outsource their nutritional wisdom to companies that do not have nutritional wisdom; companies …

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Ultimate Barley Burgers

Who doesn’t love a good veggie burger ? We at Nutrient Rich totally dig it. But since most the ones you find in the freezer section tend to be pretty flavorless, or loaded with salt and are not up to the nutrient rich eating standard, we decided to come up with this recipe that is …

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55 Nutrient Rich Foods To Eat This Spring

Fresh fruits and vegetables abound during the spring, which makes cooking and baking so much fun and exciting. Here is a seasonality chart that shows 55 nutrient rich foods to eat this spring; they are high quality, and reasonably priced produce.  While I try to shop organic as frequently as possible, I am on a …

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Highlights from Natural Products Expo West

  There are few things I look forward every year- birthdays, July fourth, Halloween and Christmas; NATURAL PRODUCT EXPO EAST AND WEST are two of them. Though I have been attending these shows for a few years, this year’s Expo West has probably been the best years so far. Natural Products Expo West continues to …

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