If you’re up for an adventure, I’ve got a few stops for you to visit today while you surf the interwebs. Without anything “new” to report here from my corner of the District, I’ll dangle a few carrots in other directions to see if you want a bite.
First up, in Nutrition news:
White is a color, too! We hear it’s important to eat a rainbow of fruits and vegetables, but may easily forget that simple, plain white options. They’re in abundance, and important, too. In fact, they may reduce the risk of stroke, according to an msnbc.com health article.
McDonald’s did not create a vegan burger (though would you want to taste it, if they did?), but Dietitian Janel did! The trick here is mastering that topping quartet, and getting Tempeh to play along – McDonald’s Vegan Burger.
Fueling for marathons is a hot topic! It’s easily one of the most frequently asked questions around here – what works ‘best’? – and I’ve addressed it a few times. Then I put together a list of tips, and shared it through the lululemon blog.
In other words, a goal of mine – Write health/nutrition articles for the lululemon community blog – got a check in its box yesterday!
Last, but not least, how about a Redux? A recipe redux! The Professional Palate started this project and I’m jumping on board. They choose a common meal, snack or drink, and those of us involved do what we do best and take a “nutrition” approach to the traditional recipe. There are guidelines, of course – reduction in overall calories and/or sugar, increase in fiber, lowering of saturated fats, etc.
Typically the ‘topic’ (i.e. food) is presented to us, and we…Go! Create! To add to that, I want to open it up – what meal/snack/drink do you love, but want to create a “healthier” version of?