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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Nuts to avoid illness!

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Nuts to avoid illness!

Roasted almonds vs raw: Did you know high-heat cooked nuts  doesn’t do much for your waistline. Raw almonds are slower digesting than roasted almonds, creating a greater feeling of fullness that lasted longer, according to a study in the journal Food Biophysics showed. In addition, nuts, like almonds may help you avoid illness…see below. Okay, okay, if you’re not a health freak, there are some other foods that may appeal more. See 10 foods that will help you avoid illnesses: […]

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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: fruits & veggies lower heart disease

Raw, Organic & Nuts: fruits & veggies lower heart disease

  Eating fruits, veggies can lower risk of heart disease: Study … Nordestgaard, a clinical professor at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, and a consultant at Herlev and Gentofte Hospital. “You can get vitamin C supplements, but it is a good idea to get your vitamin C by eating Image from india.com

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Low fat may be worse for your health

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Low fat may be worse for your health

Eating just low fat foods – can be harmful to your health. It is best to eat foods with the right fat than low fat foods. If you order your salad with fat-free dressing (just starch, sugar and salt), pass on nuts in favour of pretzels (white flour, salt and corn syrup) or read nutrition labels to choose foods low in total fat, it may be time to shift your nutrient focus. Your low-fat food decisions, based on a decades-long […]

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Eating nuts are good for bones

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Eating nuts are good for bones

Walnuts and almonds, provide calcium, magnesium and potassium which is necessary for bone hardness. Magnesium especially, is important when it come to the spongy bone, (like bone in the vertebra and spinal column). For healthy bones: Got prunes? Onions? Salmon? Walnuts? When I say “food for healthy bones,” what springs to mind? Milk, of course. That connection is taught to us early on, and rightfully so. Milk and the products made from it — yogurt, cheese, etc. — are packed […]

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