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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.

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.

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.


Toxic, Addictive, and Legal - The downfall of human beings

Sugar. 8 times more addictive then cocaine. Horribly debilitating but tastes so good. If there was one culprit to expanding waistlines and rapidly deteriorating health, it would be sugar. Considering that our cells depend on sugar for energy, it makes sense that we evolved an innate love for sweetness.

ABOUT TOOSUM


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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