In cultures around the world, plant milk from nuts, seeds, grains, and beans, have been extracted for their nutritional value in foods and beverages. In medieval times, almond milk became a staple in kitchens because it stored longer than cow’s milk, and Spanish horchata has remained a popular drink for centuries. Today, plant milks provide […]
Viewing carbohydrates as “good vs. bad” or “unhealthy” can confuse consumers, given that carbs are one of the three macronutrients we can’t live without. After all, they’re the body’s primary energy source. The problem is over-consuming carbs that are processed and stripped of their natural fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
Veestro’s very own, Monica Klausner, sat down with Kevin Kruse of Forbes, to discuss the origins behind the “plant-based” mindset that translated into the “plants-please” business. Nutrition and the workplace have always had a funny relationship, and Veestro has set out to stand in the gap.
Pure golden oils extracted from plants capture health and beauty ingredients in a bottle. While they are fats and should be limited,* they are high in unsaturated “good” fatty acids. Rich in vitamins and minerals as well, these oils counterbalance the processed saturated and trans fats, with empty calories, so prevalent in diets today. Plus, many […]
For being a rather innocuous juicy, round ball of goodness, the tomato is surrounded by opposites and filled with powerful nutrition! Gershwin added to the confusion with his famous, “You say ‘tomayto’, I say ‘tomahto’ …” Then there is the continued argument as to whether it is a fruit or a vegetable. Throw in that […]
A better question would be, “why not?” No one has ever gotten sick because they ate too many fruits and vegetables, but there are many diseases that come from having a diet heavy in meat. Species don’t become extinct when they’re easily regrown in the soil, so your food source is never going to run […]
In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, everything we do is centered around convenience and ease. Finances and payments are arranged in seconds with smart phones and online accounts. Politics and social information is delivered succinctly via social media and podcasts. Contact with friends and family is done in minutes with a quick photo upload. Why should our […]
Summer is the season of fun, but between beach parties, music festivals and road trips, it can be easy to fall off the health wagon. Fill up on these 10 off-the-chart superfoods (aka nature’s medicines) for an enviable summer glow and energy boost. 1. Stone Fruits Members of this fruit family include peaches, nectarines, plums, […]
The summer heat is here, and you know what they say, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. This year embrace the sweat, the sticky workouts, the dripping gardening sessions and the sauna that was once your yard. The only way around the heat is to keep on living like you don’t even notice it, […]