In 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that there were 58.7 pounds of boneless chicken and 51.5 pounds of beef per person available to eat in the US, but did you know that over 7.3 million people in the United States follow a vegetarian based diet? Many of you may ask “How do they get enough protein?” The fact of the matter is there are many foods that are great sources of protein that are not animal products.
The 2016 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been published! Here are the key points and fast facts that you need to know to choose the healthiest diet possible based off of the most recent research in nutrition.
If you heard someone say they are on the Med-diet, what would your first thought be? It might sound like a diet that involves taking a lot of medicine or pills, but it’s actually much different. The Med-diet is an abbreviation for Mediterranean diet, which is inspired by dietary patterns from Greece, Southern Italy, and Spain.