If you’re vegetarian or vegan, or have moved towards more of a plant-based diet, it can sometimes be challenging to find enough plant sources of protein. And if you’ve recently switched to a vegetarian eating plan, you might be (occasionally) pining for a good old-fashioned tuna sandwich.
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Guess what? You’re in luck! Atlantic Natural Foods has just introduced Loma Linda Tuno, a soy-based and fishless seafood alternative. Tuno is 100% ocean safe, non-GMO, and has the same great taste and flaky texture as premium tuna fish, making it perfect for sandwiches, wraps and salads. You can even make “Tuno” noodle casserole using Tuno! Each 2-ounce serving contains just 40 calories, 2 grams of carb, 7 grams of protein and 170 mg of sodium. It’s also a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, and has up to a three-year shelf life. Developed by a former seafood executive, Tuno is an affordable answer to over-fished oceans. It can also be an answer for those looking for plant-friendly foods that are tasty and nutritious. Give it a try!
Interested in Loma Linda Tuno? Check it out on Amazon!
Want to learn more about healthy eating with diabetes? Read “Top Tips for Healthier Eating,” “Improving Your Recipes: One Step at a Time” and “Carbohydrate Restriction: An Option for Diabetes Management,” then watch “Healthy Eating With Diabetes.”
A Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Good Measures, LLC, where she is a CDE manager for a virtual diabetes program. Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition & Meal Planning, a co-author of 16 Myths of a Diabetic Diet, and has written for publications including Diabetes Self-Management, Diabetes Spectrum, Clinical Diabetes, the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation’s newsletter, DiabeticConnect.com, and CDiabetes.com
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Amy Campbell: Amy Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition and Meal Planning and a frequent contributor to Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes & You. She has co-authored several books, including the The Joslin Guide to Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association’s 16 Myths of a “Diabetic Diet,” for which she received a Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication and a National Health Information Award in 2000. Amy also developed menus for Fit Not Fat at Forty Plus and co-authored Eat Carbs, Lose Weight with fitness expert Denise Austin. Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Simmons College and a master’s degree in nutrition education from Boston University. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, she is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Amy was formerly a Diabetes and Nutrition Educator at Joslin Diabetes Center, where she was responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of disease management programs, including clinical guideline and educational material development, and the development, testing, and implementation of disease management applications. She is currently the Director of Clinical Education Content Development and Training at Good Measures. Amy has developed and conducted training sessions for various disease and case management programs and is a frequent presenter at disease management events.
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