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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Do vegans need supplements

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Do vegans need supplements

Are you a vegan and wondering if you need supplements. Check out this guide. The multiple benefits of a vegan diet supplemented with a few inexpensive supplements a day for optimal health is a lifestyle that may provide super performance. 6 Supplements You Should Consider Taking to Thrive on a Plant-Based Diet Another supplement to consider for optimizing a vegan diet is vitamin D. This is known to promote bone health but is proving to be essential in blood pressure […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Gamer’s guide for healthy snacking

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Gamer's guide for healthy snacking

Do you like playing games on your phone or other device. Many people do. And since so many people are playing games let’s talk about reaching for something healthy to eat instead of the usual fatty and high carb snacks that dull the mind and expand the waist. Whatever your online gaming preference might be, whether it’s video gaming, PC gaming or if you’re part of the growing number of gamers who have recently discovered our newly released range of […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Where are Trans Fats Lurking?

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Where are Trans Fats Lurking?

  Last month, the FDA ruled that trans fats are not generally recognized as safe for use in human food and gave manufacturers three years to remove them. Companies have been required to list trans fat content on their products since 2006, and while many consumers are happy to see Trans fats 0 grams per serving on food labels, that doesnt mean the product doesnt contain any partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs). This is one way trans fats are still lurking […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Do vegans live longer?

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Do vegans live longer?

Many people have switched to eating simple and healthy meals, incorporating  more fruits, veggies, and yes nuts, in their diet. But does going vegan add more years to one’s life? Also, there is a significant decrease in certain diseases when one adheres to a plant based diet. Be vegan, live longer These were the findings in the second study: Five simple health behaviors the SDAs have been generally practicing for more than 100 years (not smoking, eating a plant-based diet, […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Benefits of Chaga tea

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Benefits of Chaga tea

This mushroom is very familiar to us in Maine. We have a lot of birch trees and that is where this mushroom grows and harvested. We are excited to be offering this medicinal tea from our website. Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) is a type of medicinal mushroom. Long used in folk medicine, chaga is said to offer a number of health benefits. Extracts of chaga are now widely available in supplement and tea form. Chaga is purported to reduce inflammation, boost […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: How much of what should I be eating?

Raw, Organic & Nuts: How much of what should I be eating?

Portion Distortion is a common mistake people make when filling up their plate at home or even dining out. An Infographic of Serving Sizes for Your Favorite Healthy Foods But even with good food, it’s important to keep portion size in check so that you can fill out your diet with a variety of nutrients, Smathers says. (Try one of these 10 Savory Greek Yogurt Recipes.) This one depends on whether you’re eating in front of Image from shape.com

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: fruits & veggies lower heart disease

Raw, Organic & Nuts: fruits & veggies lower heart disease

  Eating fruits, veggies can lower risk of heart disease: Study … Nordestgaard, a clinical professor at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, and a consultant at Herlev and Gentofte Hospital. “You can get vitamin C supplements, but it is a good idea to get your vitamin C by eating Image from india.com

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Low fat may be worse for your health

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Low fat may be worse for your health

Eating just low fat foods – can be harmful to your health. It is best to eat foods with the right fat than low fat foods. If you order your salad with fat-free dressing (just starch, sugar and salt), pass on nuts in favour of pretzels (white flour, salt and corn syrup) or read nutrition labels to choose foods low in total fat, it may be time to shift your nutrient focus. Your low-fat food decisions, based on a decades-long […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Eating nuts are good for bones

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Eating nuts are good for bones

Walnuts and almonds, provide calcium, magnesium and potassium which is necessary for bone hardness. Magnesium especially, is important when it come to the spongy bone, (like bone in the vertebra and spinal column). For healthy bones: Got prunes? Onions? Salmon? Walnuts? When I say “food for healthy bones,” what springs to mind? Milk, of course. That connection is taught to us early on, and rightfully so. Milk and the products made from it — yogurt, cheese, etc. — are packed […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Get to know your nuts (really)!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Get to know your nuts (really)!

Different nuts have many benefits for your health but some have unique properties. Also, how many of the different kinds of nuts should you eat to derive the most benefit? Click on link below For example, almonds: BENEFITS: Naturally high in calcium and a source of vitamin E, protein and healthy fats. GOOD FOR: Anyone who avoids dairy, who should try having a handful daily. Almond milk doesn’t offer the same calcium boost, accredited practising dietitian Lisa Yates says. “It’s […]

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