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Healthy snacks for healthy kids. Yes, it's back to school time!

As the summer winds down for most of us it’s time for parents and school-aged children to get ready for the big yellow buses to roll through the neighborhood and classes to begin.  It’s time for buying backpacks, new binders, uniforms, and packing all kinds of lunches.

Are your cells regenerating?

Are your cells regenerating? The body, a magnificent creation; a most sophisticated machine with boundless potential. In the case of health, the body repair system is one of amazement. Approximately 37.2 Trillion tiny cells make up our being; each cell living and “breathing” allowing for proper balance and maintenance into our daily life. For instance; the body is one of perpetual regeneration.  Without the process of continual cell turnover within the body – life and death ceaselessly intertwined – the miracle of the human body would not exist.

A Toosum Guide to a Gluten-Free Diet

Here's an overview of the gluten-free (GF) diet. This guide is intended to be used as a safe and temporary tool that can introduce you into the gluten-free world. First and foremost, one must understand the dietary requirements and be able to read labels of food products to determine if a product is gluten-free.

Coconut or Banana?? How about both!

Coconut? Banana? It's time to try a Toosum coconut banana oatmeal bar. Shredded coconut and sweet, ripe bananas give these 100-calorie gluten-free oatmeal bars their tropical, island-vacation flavor. They’re packed with health benefits that will make you feel ready to take on any adventure.

The Mighty Nutritious Seed.

Sunflowers, how beautiful. Sunflower seeds, how nutritious. The Sunflower is the bright yellow flower that produces grayish-green or black seeds encased in tear-dropped shapes. Did you ever know that these seeds packed an incredible punch of nutrition? Let's take a look.

Real Food VS. Food Like Substances

What is food? Theres real food and then there's “edible food-like substances”, to quote Michael Pollan.

Edible food-like substances are food items which appear to look and taste like food, but really are adulterated, processed and not good for the human organism.


Toosum 100-calorie, Gluten-Free Oatmeal Bars Launch in Hong Kong

Japanese retailer Aeon has introduced a new retail concept – Aeon Body – to Hong Kong. The word (AEON) originates from the Latin root meaning "eternity." The store, which officially opened in October 2015, leads with the concept of "health" and "beauty," providing high-quality products that are natural and organic for customers to stay healthy from the inside out.

Toosum Oatmeal Bars: A Smart Snack

Snack bars are the future of snacking. Liquid breakfasts are not catching on with consumers as an alternative to cereal-based breakfast options, says Euromonitor International. Do you eat breakfast? Running low on healthy snack options? US breakfast and snack habits are changing, with Americans moving away from breakfast cereals and towards nutritional and cereal bars offering food engineers an ‘efficient platform’, says Packaged Facts.

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We know you’re careful about what you eat at meal times—lots of veggies, healthy protein, complex carbs. But snack time can be tricky because many “healthy” snack bars out there are loaded with sugar and calories or packed with preservatives and other ingredients concocted in a lab, not a kitchen.

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