Make sure to check out our LIVE Facebook video to watch the recap of A is for Artichoke, Atherosclerosis and Awareness and please join our amazing community!
Learn the Fun Facts for Kids and Fun Facts for Grown Ups about why an Artichoke is good for you! Watch a short 'how to' video on how to steam and eat an artichoke! And make sure to download the super yummy recipe for an Artichoke Tapenade!
I usually write Fun Facts for Kids and Fun Facts for Grown-ups separately, but not this time. Researching through the facts of all the health benefits of brown rice, I found that they relate to both kids and grown-ups!
Fun Facts for Kids & Grown-ups:
Type 2 diabetes used to only be a concern for adults but now has unfortunately become an epidemic in children. Studies have shown that just by switching out white rice with a whole grain option like brown rice daily, can reduce their risk for developing type 2 diabetes by 60%! This is because brown rice is a slow releasing sugar which helps stabilize blood sugar levels.
Did you know that brown rice is in fact white rice??!! Whaaaaaaaat?? White rice is brown rice stripped away from its outer coating and therefor stripped away from almost all nutrients and protein. This is why you see 'enriched' on the processed white rice labels. Companies have to add back in synthetic...