Raw & Organic: Handcrafted, Gently Dried.

Archive for the Health Benefits 4 Your Lifestyle Category

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Walnuts importance for brain function!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Walnuts importance for brain function!

Walnuts are an excellent plant source for omega-3 fatty acids. They also look like the brain ~ think about it! Omega 3 Omega 3 -also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs),  plays a crucial role in brain function as well as normal growth and development. Three of the important omega-3 fatty acids are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). After you eat them, your body converts ALA (linolic acid) to EPS and DHA. Omega-3 fatty acid  in […]

Read more

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Is organic food healthier?

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Is organic food healthier?

Here at Living Nutz, we are serious about organic. Being a certified organic company means that any ingredient for our products must be sourced back to certified organic farmers…that is reassuring for us and for our consumers. Recent studies suggest there are major differences between organic and conventional food with respect to taste, nutrition and  health. For example, in 1 study, organic foods were rated nutritionally superior in 61% the cases tested. They were higher in polyphenols (a type of […]

Read more

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Healthy Oils in Nuts

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Healthy Oils in Nuts

Basically- there are 2 types of oil Saturated fats These fats are among the most common and the most harmful fats in our diet. They are derived from animal products such as meat, dairy and eggs. But they are also found in some plant-based sources such as coconut, palm and palm kernel oils. These fats are solid at room temperature. Diets high in this fat are associated with higher risks of heart disease, certain cancers and stroke and can raise […]

Read more

Raw, Organic & Nuts: 10 plus reasons to eat organic

Raw, Organic & Nuts: 10 plus reasons to eat organic

Listing 10 reasons to go organic is not very hard to do. Environmental toxins are all around us and many times we are unable to escape or have control over them. Choosing organic products to consume, wear, or use is one avenue that will have a positive impact on your body and the environment. Organic. org came out with a list about why consuming organic food is important: Reduce The Toxic Load: Keep Chemicals Out of the Air, Water, Soil […]

Read more

Raw, Organic, & Nuts: Eating nuts to lose weight? Yes!

Raw, Organic, & Nuts: Eating nuts to lose weight? Yes!

Has pistachios finally come out of its shell? According to a Harvard study- pistachios as well as other nuts can help a person to lose weight . The recent study, by a Harvard School of Public Health, related eating potatoes with gaining weight. Yogurt and nuts, on a other hand, were compared with losing weight. Nuts are just packed with healthy fats and are a good source of protein and fiber, which can help to keep you satisfied longer. In […]

Read more

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Which nut has super antioxidant powers?

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Which nut has super antioxidant powers?

A recent study show that walnuts has up to 15 times more antioxidant potency than vitamin E, an oil known for its strong antioxidant effects. In addition, walnuts pack a lot of protein, in addition to vitamin and minerals and fiber. So what are antioxidants? Antioxidants are nutrients, such as (vitamins and minerals) as well as enzymes (proteins in your body that assist in chemical reactions). They are believed to play a role in preventing the development of chronic diseases. […]

Read more

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Raw vs roasted nut- what you should know!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Raw vs roasted nut- what you should know!

What is Acrylamide and why you should know about it The World Health Organization first began to look at the dangers of acrylamide in 2002 after the publication of a study in Sweden that linked acrylamide consumption with cancer. Since then, independent studies in the United States, and other European countries have confirmed the link between acrylamide consumption and risk of developing cancer. The issues with roasting, frying & baking Scientists have tested for possibly harmful levels of acrylamide, a […]

Read more

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Reasons to pine for pine nuts.

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Reasons to pine for pine nuts.

Crunchy, delicious & delicate pine nuts are small edible seeds of pine tree. They also offer many health benefits: Contain healthy amounts of essential minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc and selenium. excellent source of B-complex group of vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine) and folates. High in antioxidants which help to protect the cells of your body from free radical damage. They contain lutein, an antioxidant that is crucial to the prevention of eye […]

Read more

Raw, Organic & Nuts: 7 reasons to love pistachios

Raw, Organic & Nuts: 7 reasons to love pistachios

7 Reasons to love pistachios They offer a wealth of protein. They provide nutrients like copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and B6. Pistachios contain a lot of fiber ~ one ounce has more fiber than ½ cup  spinach and the same amount as an apple or orange. Pistachios are good for the eyes as they have high levels of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which can reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration. They are heart healthy. They improve its general […]

Read more

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Why Certified Organic is the way to go!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Why Certified Organic is the way to go!

We have all seen the USDA label on certain foods- but what assurances does this certification offer. Basically, foods are produced without antibiotics, hormones, pesticides, irradiation or bioengineering. In addition organic farmers are required to adhere to certain soil and water conservation methods and to rules about the humane treatment of animals. If a food bears a USDA Organic label, it means it’s produced and processed according to the USDA standards and that at least 95 percent of the food’s […]

Read more
Page 3 of 1012345...10...Last »

MaineCommercialBadge

COMMUNITY:
Facebook
Twitter
CONTACT US:
Phone: 207-780-1101
Fax: 806-498-7872
info@livingnutz.com