Are Plant Milks Good For You?

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 […]

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs

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.

As seen in: Forbes

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.

FOOD FACTS: TOMATOES

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 […]

FROZEN VS. FRESH: KNOW YOUR VEGGIES

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 […]

10 Seasonal Superfoods

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, […]