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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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Raw, Organic & Nuts : Super~food Blueberries for health benefits

Raw, Organic & Nuts : Super~food Blueberries for health benefits

In the state of Maine we have incredibly potent and indigenous wild edibles. There are many different varieties of edible seaweeds, medicinal mushrooms, alkaline greens and my favorite, berries! And of all the berries that exist within the state of Maine there are those that are the most famous of all, Wild Maine blueberries! There is a reason why the wild blueberry is the most well known of all Maine berries. Their distinctive taste and rich dark blue color (the […]

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Raw, Organic and Nuts: Almonds for headaches?

Raw, Organic and Nuts: Almonds for headaches?

Headaches seem to be a common human condition. Some of us get them more frequently and more intensely. We also find relief in different ways. Some hit the meds, and some meditate or find other stress relieving techniques. How many people find relief in foods? So it was with much interest when we found out that almonds contain a natural pain-killing agent called salicin. Salicin is an anti-inflammatory agent that is produced from the Willow bark. This agent is also […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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