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Benefits of Fiber

Fiber has been associated with a ton of health benefits. It can help prevent heart disease by reducing bad cholesterol, slow down how quickly food is digested in the body to stabilize blood sugar, and improve digestive health.

Dietary fiber can be found in foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grain products, legumes, nuts, and seeds. It’s important to include a variety of these fiber-full foods in your everyday diet because different types of fiber have different health benefits.

Here are some tips to help boost the fiber content of your meals:

  • Grind oats into oat flour and add to baked goods, breads, meatloaf, or veggie burgers.
  • Choose whole grain breads and add extra veggies to sandwiches and wraps.
  • Try whole wheat or bean pastas — yes, there are now pastas made from black beans, lentils, chickpeas, and edamame that are all great sources of fiber!
  • Volumize soups and stews with tons of added veggies. You can also add barley or quinoa to soups and stews for additional fiber.
  • Add beans or lentils to salads.
  • Blend fruits and veggies into smoothies.

With additional fiber, it is super important to stay hydrated! Be sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day to reap all the health benefits of fiber.

How will you add fiber to your meals?

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  • January 23, 2019

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“We appreciate the excellent service that is a hallmark of the Chadwick Culinart team. You all are such professionals - and you always deliver your service in such a pleasant manner! Thank you for everything you do to help make the Village events successful. We greatly appreciate your talents, efforts, and kindness.”

“Even though we see challenges every day, each one of you rises to the occasion and makes it seem so easy. I cannot express how impressive it is to see you all work in such a fashion. You are true professionals.”

“I just wanted to touch base as another school year draws to end. I cannot thank you enough for how smoothly this year went. Chef Felix [Herrera] and his staff made it seamless in a year with lots of wrinkles.    ”

“I have really appreciated the wonderful cafeteria staff we have via Culinart and the thoughtful meals they provide our kids. They're truly one in a million. I have also really appreciated the dedication Parker and CulinArt share to sustainability and green practices on campus. I am so thankful that Parker has chosen CulinArt, a company that shares Parker values, and that they took the time and effort at such a hard time to make sure that Parker is always on the forefront of green practices and safety - never compromising.”

“I will say that CulinArt has always been a very collaborative partner to T. Rowe Price, listening to our current needs and future goals and suggesting realistic and achievable strategies to meet those goals.  2020 was obviously no exception.  CulinArt also altered other areas of our OCS and pantry programs to create safer environments for all our associates. We can only thank you for your continued flexibility and innovative ideas through these difficult times.”

“We were totally impressed by the presentation and care in which these new team members were brought into the CulinArt family. So happy we made the decision to choose CulinArt Group.”

“Thanks so much for a great week of food here at SCH to start off 2021. Everything has been fantastic. The kids were loving the Chinese food and boxes today. The Moo Shu Pork was amazing. Great work!”

“Thank You! Chef Budd [and team], you overcame a new online ordering system (and hundreds of labels daily!), provided creative and healthy menus, continued to connect with local farmers to incorporate locally sourced ingredients, and worked tirelessly to serve the school community on three campuses.  While it feels like you are all a little like the Wizard of Oz right now, working behind a curtain in a kitchen far away, we sense your smiles and your passion to deliver the best possible service during these trying times. We are all so grateful!”

“We are so thankful and so impressed by your immediate attention to our power outage. It was such a relief to see all the equipment and workers coming in within a few hours of the outage. Thank you for serving dinner to all [the] students in a very difficult circumstance. Please extend our thanks to your workers who braved cold weather to grill hamburgers and hotdogs.”

“With all the prep work from Winterim ramping up and classes continuing as usual, it's a busy time to be a Forman teacher. Imagine my delight, tired as I was, when I delved into the upscale-restaurant-quality chicken parmesan our dining hall served last night. Forman is all about support, and providing our students with a dinner of that quality is just as important a measure of support as anything that happens in a classroom.”

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