Entries by Maryanne Riege, Certified Holistic Health Coach

Nutritional Yeast

NUTRITIONAL YEAST Nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) that is sold in stores in the form of flakes or a yellow powder. It is a significant source of B-complex vitamins. It contains all nine essential amino acids that humans must get from food. One tablespoon contains 2 grams of protein. One tablespoon contains […]

Nutrition and Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects the bones.  It is a condition of decreasing bone mass that causes the bones to become porous and brittle. Osteoporosis “literally means ‘porous bone’.  This disease is characterized by too little bone formation, excessive bone loss, or a combination of both, leading to fragility and an increased risk of […]

How Well Do You Know Beans?

Beans are packed with tons of fiber, as well as plenty of iron and protein. They are rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients. They are low in calories. Plus, studies have found them to lower risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Who could ask for a more perfect food? Creamy cannellini, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, […]