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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Polyphenols & your health

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Polyphenols & your health

Joe Vinson PhD, along with colleagues from the Department of Chemistry at University of Scranton in Pennsylvania measured free and total polyphenols in nine different types of nuts. Their findings: Dr. Vinson went on to say: “Walnuts were also 4-15 times higher in Vitamin E than the other nuts. Walnuts are unusual in that they not only contain the most common alpha-tocopherol form of vitamin E, but also contain gamma-tocopherol, which has been found to provide significant protection from heart […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Compare almond milk

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Compare almond milk

Making your own almond milk? Good for you. Many of our customer do and use our almonds to make their milk. This is great, as our almonds are organic and not treated like some you can buy in the supermarket or health food store. Almond milk has become very popular in the last few years, but is all almond milk created equal? Key drivers in consumer interest Consumers’ increasing interest in almond milk and disinterest in dairy milk likely is […]

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Raw, Organic & Nutz: Dirty Dozen/Clean 15

Raw, Organic & Nutz: Dirty Dozen/Clean 15

We, at Living Nutz have always been proud to be a certified organic company. It’s our commitment to offer the very best to our consumers, &  promote sustainable farming. EWG’s 2016 Shopper’s Guide helps you make informed choices about the produce you buy. Check out our ‘Dirty Dozen’ and ‘Clean 15’ lists to shop smarter. * A small amount of sweet corn, papaya and summer squash sold in the United States is produced from GMO seedstock. Buy organic varieties of […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Blueberries for the brain

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Blueberries for the brain

Being from Maine (the blueberry state), one can find some interesting products made with blueberries, as well as great research data. The blueberry tea we offer is only made here in Maine. This tea is made with the sun-sweetened blueberry fruit of summer and the crimson-red blueberry leaves of fall.   A study cited by scientists involved dozens of older adults with mild cognitive impairment, who took freeze-dried blueberry powder (equal to a cup of berries) for 16 weeks … […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Almonds are one healthy nut!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Almonds are one healthy nut!

Here at Living Nutz, we like sprouting new ideas and naturally we sprout (soak) many of the nuts we offer on our website. “Soaking almonds release the enzyme lipase which is beneficial for digestion of fats. It also helps with weight-loss – the monounsaturated fats in almonds curb your appetite and keep you full”. All in all, there is no denying that almonds are a powerhouse of essentials Vitamins, minerals and nutrients that our bodies need to function properly. It […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Your nut personality

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Your nut personality

If you are looking for hard core science or well researched human behavior in this personality – nut type then go no further. However one person’s imagination got the better of her and we thought we would share as Living Nutz folks, well- we take humor where we can find it.   If your favorite nut is… Macadamia – You are living a high end lifestyle and you have champagne taste. Your friends may accuse you of being a snob, […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Macadamia nuts for you!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Macadamia nuts for you!

If you love macadamia nuts, odds are you know the health benefits of these popular nuts. Have you ever tried sprouted (soaked) macadamia? Sweet, delicious and flavorful macadamia nut is one of the popular edible nuts packed with notable health-benefiting nutrients. Botanically, macadamia belongs to the family of Proteaceae, in the genus: Macadamia. Some of common names include Australia nut, Queensland nut, bush nut, etc. These nuts are packed with numerous health-benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Walnuts for improved cholesterol

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Walnuts for improved cholesterol

Add walnuts to your diet to improve cholesterol levels finds in a new study. The women in the high-fat, low-carb group, who consumed monounsaturated fats but not walnuts, did not benefit from the same effect, with lead author Cheryl Rock commenting that “What we found is that a diet high in healthy oils did lower lipids, but it….. Add walnuts to your diet to improve cholesterol levels finds new study – Daily News & Analysis  

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Alkalize your Body

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Alkalize your Body

There are some foods that can naturally alkalize your body. Almonds, chestnuts, and sesame seeds and chia are all alkalizing foods. Although other nuts may not be alkalizing- if you soak (sprout) them they will become more alkalizing. What You Should Eat to Balance Your pH and Alkalize Your BodyAlways choose fresh, organic foods whenever possible. An important part of an alkalizing diet is getting enough minerals to help your body neutralize acid wastes. Organic foods have often been shown […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Almonds are in….

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Almonds are in....

Almonds are a healthy alternative for adults and children when eaten in moderation. Children and adults receive beneficial Vit E and magnesium from this tasty nut!  Eating a moderate amount of almonds daily can enrich the diets of adults and young children, says a new study. “Almonds are a good source of plant protein — essential fatty acids, vitamin E and magnesium,” said one of the researchers Alyssa Burns from University of Florida in the US. For the 14-week study, […]

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