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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Benefits of Raw Pumpkin Seeds

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Benefits of Raw Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds, in addition to being a great source of fiber, is  known for having vitamin E, a fat-soluble vitamin. Vitamin E helps keep your cardiovascular system healthy. Studies indicate you get more vitamin E from raw vs roasted pumpkin seeds!   Benefits of Raw Pumpkin Seeds Raw pumpkin seeds also contain more vitamin K than their roasted counterparts. Vitamin K helps stimulate blood clot formation after tissue damage, helping your blood cells aggregate to prevent bleeding. The vitamin also helps your skin heal after injury, and contributes to bone growth and maintenance. Raw pumpkin seeds contain 2 milligrams of...

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Foods that fight inflammation

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Foods that fight inflammation

Fighting inflammation is important to our overall health, especially as we age. Many foods out there can help in this process. To fight inflammation, it’s important to keep in mind the following foods and try to incorporate them into your lifestyle as much as possible. It’s also important to remove refined sugar, alcohol, caffeine and processed foods. Some simple ways to add anti-inflammatory foods to your lifestyle are: spicing up your morning tea with fresh ginger root, using kale or other leafy greens in your afternoon salad and tossing in raw walnuts to your dinner. Be sure to choose organic...

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The Best Way to Get Wild Blueberry’s Rich Antioxidants!

The Best Way to Get Wild Blueberry’s Rich Antioxidants!

Maine is a land of rugged extremes. Where in nature the weak perish in the strong get stronger. Maine also has some of the most mineral-rich and nutrient dense soil on earth resulting from glaciers having ground down ancient and highly complex mineralization from one of the world’s oldest mountain ranges, the Appalachians. The extreme environment and rich soils are what have caused Wild Maine Blueberries to thrive loading them with some of the highest known concentrations of reparative bioactive compounds called anthocyanin’s. Blueberry compounds are so effective at supporting deep cellular repair that a recent study has shown that...

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Pumpkin seeds for sperm motility

Raw, Organic & Nuts: Pumpkin seeds for sperm motility

Pumpkin seeds are delicious eaten raw and they contain many vitamins and minerals too! The healthy sperm diet: From pomegranate to dark chocolate, we reveal the 10 foods that boost male fertility (and why it’s time to ditch the coffee) Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc which plays an important role in sperm

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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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