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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Could pistachios be a substitute for coffee?

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Could pistachios be a substitute for coffee?

Researchers claim that carefully roasted,” the fruit of the Pistacia terebinthus tree, which is much smaller than normal pistachios, could offer all the flavour of coffee, with none of the kick – as well as being significantly cheaper. The chemists at the University of York in the UK say that pistacia has the same chemical “signature” as real, caffinated, coffee –  this means it can be made to have the same taste and aroma when it is roasted. This may […]

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Raw, organic & nuts: Why some nuts are good for liver disease!

Raw, organic & nuts: Why some nuts are good for liver disease!

  Many people would agree that nuts in their raw form are a super food. They are protein dense and loaded with nutrition. People with a compromised liver have additional nutritional needs and now some nuts (in moderation) can help support liver health. Because they are good sources of dietary fiber and heart-healthy unsaturated fats, potassium and magnesium, include nuts in your diet if you have fatty liver disease. As we have mentioned many times before, dietary fiber can help […]

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Raw/Nuts news: Is a raw food diet right for you?

Raw/Nuts news: Is a raw food diet right for you?

It’s sort of a ‘no brainer’ that adding fresh and raw foods contributes to better health. Processed foods can contain higher sodium, fat, and additives that may be harmful to your health.  For many people eating raw food is a completely new concept, but people have been doing it for years.  In fact, many cities across the country have a raw food restaurant now, and some restaurants even serves a raw dish or two. Also, one can find more raw […]

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Raw Nut News : The Art of Dehydration

Raw Nut News : The Art of Dehydration

It has been a long tradition for many cultures and individuals to preserve food by Dehydration.  It has been done for centuries as a way for survival and to have edible food for long-term  storage. Many people agree this is the safest method to preserve food. Dehydrating food removes the moisture, so mold, yeast, and bacteria cannot grow, which would otherwise render your food dangerous to consume. There are many different way to dehydrate food.  Long ago before the invention of man-made electricity people would use the […]

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Raw/Organic Nut News: Health benefits of pistachios!

Raw/Organic Nut News: Health benefits of pistachios!

Pistachios..the little nut with much health benefits! Vitamin E has been shown to provide a degree of protection against certain forms of cancer. Findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference suggest that a handful of pistachios every day in one’s diet may decrease the risk of developing lung cancer, as well as other diseases. We have reported in other blogs about the antioxidant qualities of pistachios and other nuts. Pistachios (and  pecans, […]

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Raw & Organic Nut News: Pistachios ~ the happy nut

Raw & Organic Nut News: Pistachios ~ the happy nut

Did you know pistachio nuts are seed fruits of the pistachio tree (Pistacia vera) and a close relative of cashews (kissing cousins- I hear). Pistachios aren’t actually nuts. Pistachio “nuts” are actually seeds of red or yellow plum-like fruits whose flesh is removed during processing. However, everyone calls them a nut because they look like “nuts” and are in the cashew family! Pistachios are called “the smiling nut” or “smiling pistachio” in Iran and the Middle East and “the happy […]

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Raw Nut News: 10 super foods for your diet

Raw Nut News: 10 super foods for your diet

Some foods are especially good at protecting the brain’s delicate nerve cells and blood vessels from the damage that accompanies aging. These foods help eliminate the renegade oxygen molecules (free radicals) spun off as the brain goes about the business of the mind. Also, the foods that are smart for the brain are also good for the heart because both rely on a steady oxygen supply. Blueberries Sweet wild blueberries are bursting with antioxidants, which mop up nasty free radicals. […]

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Raw nuts…. food for the sex Gods

Raw nuts.... food for the sex Gods

Can certain foods stimulate or affect our sexual health. According to the research, foods like celery, raw oysters, bananas, avocado, fig and some spicy foods as well as most nuts, can benefit our sexual health in many ways! According to the article,  nuts are an “excellent source of essential fatty acids, nuts are known to give your passion a hike. Rich in several kinds of minerals, they are pretty good for reproduction and sexual health. Almonds, in particular, are known […]

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Raw Nut News: How nuts benefit diabetes

Raw Nut News: How nuts benefit diabetes

By now most of us know the benefits of nuts for the heart, but it’s also possible that they are beneficial foods for individuals with diabetes. According to some research, studies have shown that consuming tree nuts, in conjunction with other dietary changes, improves glycemic control in individuals with type 2 diabetes. Consuming nuts not only appears to improve blood sugar levels in individuals with non-insulin dependent (type 2), diabetes, but also improves blood cholesterol levels in these individuals. According […]

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Raw Organic Almonds ~ for the young at heart!

Raw Organic Almonds ~ for the young at heart!

Everyone has their favorite and nuts have significant health benefits for all ages, so let’s talk about almonds A small handful of almonds gives you almost 25% percent of your daily needs for magnesium, and more bone-strengthening calcium as an equal amount of cow milk! Almonds are also high in many antioxidants, such as vitamin E and selenium. Studies show that almonds may play and important role in preventing colon cancer due to their high fiber content. Almonds also help […]

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