Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Happy Halloween

Looking for smart choices this Halloween. Try some of these better finds:

Smarties (2 rolls have 50 calories and 0g of fat)
Dum Dum Pops (2 pops have 51 calories and 0g of fat)
Tootsie Pop (1 pop has 60 calories and 0g of fat)
Candy Corn (13 pieces have 70 calories and 0g of fat)
3 Musketeers (1 "fun" size bar has 63 calories and 2g of fat)

Happy Halloween!

Hope Danielson
Health & Wellness Advisor
Niemann Foods

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Peter, Peter Pumkin Eater!

Did you know that Pumpkins are not only good for decorating but also good for your heart?

According to the authors of Superfoods Healthstyle, canned or fresh, pumpkin is a superfood,. And this squash is especially good for your ticker because it's chock-full of carotenoids that are known to reduce heart disease risk.
Antioxidant ActionAnd that's not all, according to the book's authors, Steven G. Pratt, MD, and Kathy Matthews. Pumpkin is also a good source of potassium, magnesium, fiber, and antioxidant vitamins C and E. So don't think of this squash as merely a fall doorstep jazzer upper.

Hope Danielson
Health and Wellness Advisor
Niemann Foods