The 13 Seeds Blog
Many of the snack foods available today on supermarket shelves - including those which are marketed as healthy choices for growing kids - are packed with refined sugars, loaded with unhealthy fats, and contain a suite of artificial ingredients with names that are hard to pronounce, let alone identify. We all want to offer our families snacks we can feel good about, but it's not easy to find options with the right balance of taste, nutrition, and convenience - and the exaggerated claims on supermarket packaging don't help. If you're seeking a simple way to add sweet, healthy treats into your family's diet, take a moment to consider the benefits and uses of hemp-infused honey.
Food as medicine: The role of functional foods in a healthy diet To understand what functional foods are, it's important to first establish some definitions. Everything you eat contains a variety of components which your body uses in various ways. One group of components is called macronutrients, and this consists of fats, carbohydrates, and protein. You need significant quantities of macronutrients, and your body uses them for energy.