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Raw, Organic & Nuts: 8 foods to improve mood

Raw, Organic & Nuts: 8 foods to improve mood

 According to  Emily deans, MD, pumpkin seeds are an “essential mineral for resiliency” in her Psychology Today blog Zinc: An Antidepressant.  In addition, the mineral also increases our ability to fight off inflammation, which can cause anxiety and depression. By Therese Borchard Published Nov 4, 2015 Even with its gorgeous foliage and festivities, autumn triggers anxiety and depression for many people. From enjoying freshly picked apples to munching on dry pumpkin seeds, autumn is full of good-mood foods that can […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Curcumin for health

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Curcumin for health

At Living Nutz, we are always experimenting with different spices and flavors for our flavored nuts. Not only can certain spices enhance a dish or product, it can add health benefits too. Curcumin, a compound inside turmeric may act in bowel, breast, pancreatic and liver tissue, whereas vitamin E and thiamine are especially useful in damaged livers. A low intake of zinc is related to increased breast cancer risk. It will not treat vitamin and mineral deficiencies however, or provide […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Cancer-fighting nuts!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Cancer-fighting nuts!

Nuts remain one of the best nutritional foods for your health. The medical industry is losing the cancer battle. Arm yourself with cancer-fighting nuts. Despite a decades-long, multi-billion dollar war on cancer, the global burden of this deadly disease is expected to rise 50% in just the next five years.[i] A handful of nuts a day could help protect you. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota took note of science finding that nuts are heart healthy. […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: The nutty truth about almond milk

Raw, Organic & Nuts: The nutty truth about almond milk

Almond milk can be a delicious vegan alternative for many people. However, what you buy in the market requires a lot of scrutiny, and rightly so. In addition to the added carrageenan, which may have negative health effects, almonds in the U.S. are pasteurized. If you don’t buy certified organic almond milk, then there are additional chemicals that may be harmful to your youth that you need to be aware of. (NaturalNews) Commercial almond milk has been exposed as a […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Food and depression

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Food and depression

According to a large new study it is suggested that what we eat is more closely related to our state of mind than previously thought. Break out the fruits and veggies to help avoid depression: study “These diets are all associated with physical health benefits and now we find that they could … Omega-3 fatty acids, vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts and moderate alcohol intake make up the brunt of both regimes and are likely what keeps the mood

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Walnuts, & Olive oil fight cancer

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Walnuts, & Olive oil fight cancer

Olive oil, as well as Walnut oil, and walnuts have many health benefits.     Scientists at the University of California, Davis, recently reported that walnuts and walnut oil slowed the spread of prostate cancer in mice and reduced levels of a hormone implicated in both prostate and breast cancer. And, as if we needed more proof Does Olive Oil Kill Cancer? Pic source: harpersbizaar

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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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