"Protein bars are the secret weapon for on-the-go healthy eaters, but anyone who eats them regularly knows that protein bar fatigue is real. That’s why you should explore the chip aisle next time you’re at the grocery store. (Yes, seriously.) It’s where you’ll find your next surprising protein fix: popped water lily seeds." Read the full article here.
"Harvested from an Indian water lily plant, roasted until crunchier than popcorn, and beaming with health benefits, popped water lily seeds sound like a snack in a fantasy world — but they are very real. The low-calorie Ayurvedic snack has been eaten for many years in India and China but have only recently popped their way to the West. Free of allergens like wheat, nuts, corn, and soy, the marble-size bites are predicted by some health experts to be one of the top health-food trends of 2019. What’s with the sudden buzz?" Read the full article here.
Low-calorie and gluten-free, popped water lily seeds are a flavorful alternative to potato chips. Check out the full article here.
Nutritionist and Wellness Educator Sophie Uliano visited the KTLA Morning News set with anchors Lu Parker and Mark Mester to showcase the latest trends in wellness. See the full video here.
"I recently had the pleasure of attending FounderMade, a massive convention showcasing some of the most innovative new products in wellness, beauty and food.With hundreds of brands on hand to put their latest and greatest items on display, I tried everything from makeup to moisturizer to an armpit facial (yes, you read that correctly)—and sipped everything from fresh coconut water and handmade tea to out-of-this-world coffee. I even got to take a photo and put it on a cookie!But one of the brands that especially drew my interest was Ashapops, a collection of popped superfood snacks, made from lily seeds and derived from ancient Indian dietary code, Ayurveda." Read the full article here.