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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Chocolate for heart health

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Chocolate for heart health

Not too many people can say no to chocolate. A 12 year study finds that people who regularly ate chocolate – “some of whom consumed up to 100g a day – were 11 per cent less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problem than people who ate none at all.” Although dark chocolate is healthier, this study showed  that even milk chocolate had less but some benefits too. At Living Nutz, we use certified organic cacoa […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: All you need to know about yogurt!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: All you need to know about yogurt!

As this article suggests, not all yogurt is created equal. A new report, Culture Wars: How the Food Giants Turned Yogurt, a Health Food, into Junk Food,issued by The Cornucopia Institute, accuses Dannon, Yoplait, Chobani and other major marketers of misleading parents, who are looking for healthier foods for their families, into purchasing yogurts loaded with sugar and containing a myriad of questionably safe artificial sweeteners, colors and emulsifiers. “What is most egregious about our findings,” said Mark A. Kastel, […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Benefits of Raw Pumpkin Seeds

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Benefits of Raw Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds, in addition to being a great source of fiber, is  known for having vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin. Vitamin E helps keep your cardiovascular system healthy. Studies indicate you get more vitamin E from raw vs roasted pumpkin seeds!   Benefits of Raw Pumpkin Seeds Raw pumpkin seeds also contain more vitamin K than their roasted counterparts. Vitamin K helps stimulate blood clot formation after tissue damage, helping your blood cells aggregate to prevent bleeding. The vitamin also […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Foods that fight inflammation

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Foods that fight inflammation

Fighting inflammation is important to our overall health, especially as we age. Many foods out there can help in this process. To fight inflammation, it’s important to keep in mind the following foods and try to incorporate them into your lifestyle as much as possible. It’s also important to remove refined sugar, alcohol, caffeine and processed foods. Some simple ways to add anti-inflammatory foods to your lifestyle are: spicing up your morning tea with fresh ginger root, using kale or […]

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The Best Way to Get Wild Blueberry’s Rich Antioxidants!

The Best Way to Get Wild Blueberry's Rich Antioxidants!

Maine is a land of rugged extremes. Where in nature the weak perish in the strong get stronger. Maine also has some of the most mineral-rich and nutrient dense soil on earth resulting from glaciers having ground down ancient and highly complex mineralization from one of the world’s oldest mountain ranges, the Appalachians. The extreme environment and rich soils are what have caused Wild Maine Blueberries to thrive loading them with some of the highest known concentrations of reparative bioactive […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Pumpkin seeds for sperm motility

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Pumpkin seeds for sperm motility

Pumpkin seeds are delicious eaten raw and they contain many vitamins and minerals too! The healthy sperm diet: From pomegranate to dark chocolate, we reveal the 10 foods that boost male fertility (and why it’s time to ditch the coffee) Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc which plays an important role in sperm Image from dailymail.co.uk

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Eat Right to Sleep Tight

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Eat Right to Sleep Tight

  A lack of sleep affects energy, productivity and also the way we look. Have a look at the best foods to snack on to get that all-important good night’s kip… Certain nuts like walnuts, pecans, almonds and Brazil nuts are a great source of tryptophan- a Eat Right To Sleep At Night: 10 Foods To Help You Catch Those ZZZ’s

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: 10 powerful foods that can change your health

Raw, Organic & Nuts: 10 powerful foods that can change your health

We keep seeing it over and over again-nuts are an important part of a healthy diet. Of course, like many healthy foods, nuts should be eaten in moderation. There are a variety of healthy foods out there that will benefit your health. Not one set or combination will work the same for everyone, however, when it comes to choices we can all bet on, there are some “power foods” that everyone can add to maximize their health—even change their health—in […]

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Healthy Grocery Go-To List: 50 Whole Foods to Choose From

Healthy Grocery Go-To List: 50 Whole Foods to Choose From

  Nice list of some of the best foods to eat. Of course, many different nuts are on the list! “Attempting to eat a whole foods diet can feel a bit daunting at first. While the idea sounds marvelous and you continue to read about all the benefits it has, it’s not always an easy thing to do when we live in a fast-paced world full of convenient options. And, to the blind eye, it may seem like a whole […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts; Olive oil & nuts improve cognitive function

Raw, Organic & Nuts; Olive oil & nuts improve cognitive function

For a long time, the Mediterranean diet has been touted as healthy. Check out this important study! Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil or Nuts Improves Cognitive Function a Mediterranean supplemented with intake of 30 grams mixed nuts that included 15 grams of walnuts, and 7.5 grams each of almonds and hazelnuts; or a control diet with advice to reduce fat intake. See more: The Health Benefits of Olive Oil Cognitive …

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