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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.

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.

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 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!

Novak Djokovic: A lifestyle that changed his game

On Sunday September 13th, 2015 Djokovic beat Federer for his 2nd US Open title and 10th major title. He owes his success to his diet and lifestyle change.

Snack Bar Review: Yum Yum Toosum

A review by Ellen Ross.

I’m always looking for delicious and nutritious snacks and that’s why I was happy to discover Toosum. It got it’s name from the old English word “toothsome” which means temptingly tasty and delicious. So Toosum is just that, and it contains all-natural ingredients from around the planet. It’s a little bar full of global goodness! Plus they are only 100 calories per bar!


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 Reasons to Go Gluten-Free Even If You’re Not Gluten Intolerant

Gluten-Free has become a hot top in the food industry for many reasons. One major reason is that an estimated 1 in 133 Americans has celiac disease, which is characterized by an intolerance to gluten, or similar proteins in wheat, oats, barley and rye. What’s even scarier is that an estimated 83% of Americans who have celiac disease are not diagnosed or misdiagnosed.

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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