Ask the Diet Doctor: Should I Soak Nuts, Seeds, and Grains?

The answer may help you absorb more nutrients from snacks and meals. Q: Do I need to soak nuts, seeds, and grains before eating them to remove anti-nutrients? A: Soaking these foods in water for 12 is 24 hours is a common strategy to reduce their phytic acid content. Phytic acid is often pitched as […]

Ask the Diet Doctor: Healthy High-Protein Breakfasts

Q: When I just don’t have the time (or motivation) to eat a balanced breakfast at home, what are some healthy options that I can and take to go? A: Breakfast is an extremely important meal. It sets the stage nutritionally for the day, and eating protein at breakfast has a bigger satiating effect than […]