Thursday, October 25, 2012

Pass the Mustard, Please!

Colman’s makes getting in shape easier than ever with gourmet condiments.

Fitness fans looking to build muscle and get lean in the coming year should reach for the mustard. New research from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) reveals that a steroid found naturally in the mustard plant increases muscle mass along with the number and size of muscle fibers.[1] And here’s another health perk: mustard, and especially Colman’s globally trusted brand (, can be infused into any type of cuisine to help you cut calories without having to skimp on flavor.

Colman’s Mustard gives a healthy kick to any meal, providing a slow-building heat that is not overpowering and adds unique layers of flavor to everything from Asian dishes to American favorites. Household chefs and professionals agree that the fresh and zesty taste integrates seamlessly into dressings, soups, stews, marinades, sauces and desserts, without adding to one’s waistline— the mustard contains a mere 10 calories per teaspoon, plus, all varieties are free of artificial dyes or preservatives.

According to CNN Health’s 10 Spices and Herbs That Aid Weight Loss, research shows that as little as one teaspoon of mustard can raise metabolic rates by nearly 25%.[2] With such a versatile mustard as Colman’s, adding just one teaspoon can be as simple as preparing a spicier salad dressing or creating a flavorful honey mustard dipping sauce for fresh vegetables or lean meats.

Colman’s products are made from a blend of
brown (Brassica Juncea) and white (Sinapis Alba) mustard seeds that are grown locally in Norwich, England and processed at the Carrow factory on the outskirts of Norwich, England. Since its inception nearly 200 years ago, Colman’s has harvested only the finest mustard seeds with a single-minded focus on the tradition that has made it the spicy mustard in the world’s most discerning households and commercial kitchens. Fact is, every minute of the day, 45 jars of Colman’s Mustard are purchased all over the world.

This year, in setting out on the path to reach those fitness resolutions, take Colman’s Mustard along for the ride. When using this pure, fiery and complex condiment in recipes and dishes
, find savoring a whole new world of flavors without feeling an ounce of guilt. Now that’s something to toast.

Colman’s Prepared Mustard
Pure and natural zest makes Colman’s Prepared Mustard robust and truly gourmet. A dollop added to tuna salad, mashed potatoes or whisked into olive oil and drizzled over grilled veggies gives a fiery kick to ordinary creations.  Colman’s Prepared Mustard is truly gourmet and at the ready to add smoldering heat to any dish. As always, Colman’s contains no dyes, chemicals and preservatives – just 100% pure, irresistible tastiness.

Colman’s Dry Mustard Powder
Colman’s Double Superfine Dry Mustard Powder is long-lasting and economical, with an ultra-fine consistency that delivers layers of flavor and maximum kick when added to mealtime and grilling favorites. A pinch of the 100% pure mustard powder perks up salad dressing, sauces and meat rubs, for smoldering flavor every time.