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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: Adding spice to our products is what we live by!

Raw Nut News: Adding spice to our products is what we live by!

There are many, many ingredients that are being used here, especially on production day. We have so many different flavored nuts that require an extensive list  of ingredients to keep on hand at all times. Most are from the USA but some are from other countries. There are sometimes issues sourcing them because they come from so many different countries and the sourcing companies that we work with do not always have a large supply. Most herbs, spices and liquids are always available […]

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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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Raw walnuts ~ see how beneficial they are!

Raw walnuts ~ see how beneficial they are!

Walnuts are unique among nuts, they contain the highest amount of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), the plant-based omega-3 essential fatty acid required by the human body. Our bodies cannot make omega-3 fats, we must get them through food. Most, if not all of us lack sufficient amounts of this essential fatty acid. We need omega-3 fatty acids for numerous normal body functions, such as controlling blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain. There have been numerous clinical studies thatsuggest […]

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Nuts: Little nuggets of health

Nuts: Little nuggets of health

Like a lot of foods, nuts can be used in so many ways. They are an ingredient in so many dishes. They mix so well with veggies and can add a distinct flavor to whatever it is that you are creating. With all the different style’s of food and preparations that span our globe nuts have always been an integral part of our ancestral diet. We have seen almonds in particular, and other nuts as well, being used and added to compliment side dishes, […]

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Are raw almonds the ‘king’ of nuts?

Are raw almonds the ‘king’ of nuts?

Well, That depends on who you ask. Almonds historically have been known as king for many reasons and here are just a few: Almonds are nutrient-dense and quality supply of dietary fibre, calcium and magnesium. They can help: Build muscle -Low in Carbs- Curbs your appetite–Lower cholesterol –Fight Cancer However, “Walnuts rank above peanuts, almonds, pecans, pistachios and other nuts,” said lead researcher Joe Vinson, PhD of the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania. “A handful of walnuts contains almost twice as […]

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Almonds, a smart snack that fights fat!

Almonds, a smart snack that fights fat!

A study was done to determine the effects of adding almonds to a low-calorie diet and how it effects body composition and metabolism during a weight reduction program. According to this study, as reported by Green Med Info: “[The] findings suggest that an almond-enriched [low-calorie diet] improves a preponderance of the abnormalities associated with the metabolic syndrome … Almond supplementation … is a novel alternative to self-selected complex carbohydrates and has a potential role in reducing the public health implications […]

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Healthy oils in raw nuts ~ good news!

Healthy oils in raw nuts ~ good news!

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 […]

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Divine Chocolate ~ especially when you know what to look for!

Divine Chocolate ~ especially when you know what to look for!

Cacao or Cocoa With so many chocolate products out there, it can be confusing to your taste buds, plus you want to get the most health benefits from consuming this delicious product. Still, some people are still wondering what the difference is between cacao & cocoa. The difference between the two is the amount of processing involved. Cacao is from the raw chocolate bean, and it is higher in antioxidants and minerals. You may have heard that cacao is a […]

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