Topping sweet and savory dishes with the crunch that comes with bread crumbs and nuts takes them up a notch. Unfortunately, it can also take fat and calories up with it. The solution? Try substituting some wheat germ for part or all of your toppings. You’ll still get that added texture,
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Many people believe the more protein they eat, the easier it will be to build muscle, lose weight or improve overall nutrition. But most Americans get all the protein they need, especially the kind from animal sources. A diet that combines lean protein with whole grains, wheat germ, fruits and
Mon, 01/12/2015 - 08:00
As people make post-holiday resolutions and renew gym memberships, they’re also pulling out the uber-juicers or paying tons of dollars at fresh-juice shops to help shed those holiday pounds. Is juicing the path to good health? Scientific evidence supports a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and low-fat dairy for more nutrition.
Wed, 12/24/2014 - 07:47
It used to be that doctors told pregnant moms to “eat for two.” But now, instead of loading up on your favorite ice cream flavors or eating all the leftover holiday pies, the recommendation is to eat about 300 “healthy” additional calories a day. Eating a balanced diet in small, frequent meals with fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and wheat germ can help
Mon, 12/15/2014 - 08:17
Can’t get away to a foreign country for the holidays? Try shaking up your traditional holiday table with some recipes from around the world. Introduce dishes from today’s popular food regions, including Thailand, Vietnam and Spain. Below you’ll find ideas for meals and ways to combine them with wheat germ to add flavor and an extra nutrient boost.
Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:10
Chocolate almost always elicits a positive reaction. Bring brownies for a snack after soccer? You get the team’s awesome parent award. Show up with a box of chocolates for your sweetie? She can’t possibly stay mad. Whip up a chocolate soufflé for a special dessert? Your guests will remember you fondly forever. Now, more and more people are touting chocolate’s health benefits.
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 08:54
Add some spice to your life and you may be improving your nutrition! Cinnamon, turmeric, allspice, ginger and black pepper are just some of the spices researchers claim may help protect against various diseases. Combining these spices with Kretschmer Wheat Germ will not only enhance the taste of your food, it will also benefit your well-being.
Thu, 11/06/2014 - 08:00
Looking for a vitamin- and antioxidant-rich powerhouse that doesn’t cost a lot and can be found in your local grocery store? Try Swiss chard. This leafy vegetable comes in vibrant colors such as green, yellow and red. What makes this cousin to spinach and kale one of today’s hottest foods?
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:00
Pregnant women who consume foods with omega-3 fatty acids and wheat germ are not only helping themselves stay healthy, they’re also helping their unborn babies.
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:25
Active kids keep parents on their toes. Young athletes are a high-energy group, and they need parents to devote just about as much energy to ensuring that in their busy lives, these kids are getting the nutrients and rest they need to succeed on and off the field. Here are three important ways to make sure young athletes stay healthy and energized.