Tag: snacks

Probiotics: Why the ‘Live and Active’ Cultures in Your Yogurt Don’t Cut It


If you are like many others, you think grabbing yogurt is both delicious and beneficial; of course it’s organic and contains live and active probiotic cultures. But how beneficial are these cultures? And how much do you need? Here’s what reports are saying. What are Probiotics? Probiotics are friendly bacteria that make up the microbiome…

Fitness Spotlight: Should You Snack Before or After your Workout?


It’s a debate that has been going on for years – do you eat before you hit the gym or just wait until after to fuel up? Both choices have their strong points and downfalls. If you eat too much before you get on the treadmill, you’ll be queasy and uncomfortable. If you don’t eat…