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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.

Tap into a world of health and happiness with everyday cardio!

We all know that exercise is a key contributor to health and happiness. Exercising has been associated with an improved health, better mood and overall higher quality of life. Missing a few gym sessions doesn’t mean staying active has to fall behind though.

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.

Toosum in India

Shared by local Seattleite vacationing in Ladakh, India: "Our trekking guides loved Toosum bars!" Toosum 100-calorie oatmeal bars are a great option for a gluten-free healthy snack. Toosum offers bites with benefits, including dietary fiber, low sugar, and delicious taste!

Boost your immune system (with oats)

Fall is around the corner (we hope!) which means it’s time to boost our immune system to beat the drop in temperature. A recent study found that beta-glucans (found in oats) actually help immune cells find and get to sites of infection quicker. Beta-glucan is the soluble fiber in oats that make them effectively lower cholesterol.

Toosum Snack Bars Fuel IronMan Competitor

Peter Guyer, CEO and Founder of Toosum Healthy Foods, completed the Half Iron Man competition in Kona, Hawaii on May 31.  His main source of energy came from Toosum snack bars, especially the Acai & Cranberry flavor. “Toosum snack bars are a perfect source of quick energy, with its oats, fiber, chia seeds and fruit.  All bars are 100 calories, so I could portion control my energy intake during the race,.” Guyer said.

5 Annoying Traits of Energy Bars and How to Find The Winning Solution

Healthy snack bars are a popular food item not just among workout-aholics, but among working mothers, busy professionals and people on the go. Many energy bars, however, fall flat when it comes to taste, quality, and health benefits. Some energy bars look healthy, but are loaded with too much processed ingredients.

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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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