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Benefits Of Nuts Resources

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A Power Food for Health Nuts

We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful. Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

7 Healthy Hemp Foods to Try

I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi...  Read more

Go Nuts for Nut Butters!

Peanut butter may be a household staple, but spreads made from other nuts and seeds can add nutrients and variety to your diet. Peanut butter has that ideal balance between sweet and salty, making it the perfect companion for everything from who...  Read more

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

Nuts anyone?
Updated 8/25/2014 9:02:15 PM

I accidentally discovered an article about sprouting nuts. Now I'm a bit confused. I understand that raw nuts are best. However, I have quite a bit of dry-roasted nuts on hand. Would it help to soak them? What's the difference b...  Read more

Problem with nut butters...
Updated 8/23/2014 2:08:25 PM

I've been trying for months to get over these. I know they're not necessarily bad, but I suck at portion control on them. Anytime they're around I want to binge on them. Sometimes I succeed in not buying them, but that never lasts long. I think I...  Read more

what are the exact benefits of yoga?
Updated 7/30/2014 2:58:58 PM

hello, quite a lot has been written on yoga, however, besides being a healthy exercise what exactly are the proven benefits from yoga? ...  Read more

Roasted vs Raw nuts?
Updated 6/27/2014 6:31:25 PM

Read in a cookbook: "...nuts purchased at the store are invariably coated with hydrogenated "trans" fats to allow the salt to stick to the nuts." Is this true? If so, purchase UNsalted instead?? ...  Read more

fat, when eating nuts
Updated 6/23/2014 11:24:00 AM

when i eat my deluxe nuts as a snack. my nutrition report will say my fat is over. is this bad. i thought nuts were good fats. are the fats they are talking about the good ones. if so should i not eat nuts. they are my favorite snack because they are...  Read more

Eat Raw Nuts

Dr. David Jenkins of the University of Torontoconcluded, “Mixed, unsalted, raw, or dry-roasted nuts have benefits for both blood glucose control and blood lipids and may be used as part of a strategy to improve diabetes control without weight gain.”...  Read more

Nuts Add Healthy Fat To Your Diet

I was having trouble getting enough healthy fat into my diet so I decided to try adding nuts. Not only did it bring up my fat level but I discovered that nuts also have a side benefit of making me feel full and satisfied. Nuts can be high in calori...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Food Showdown: Which Nut is All It's Cracked Up to Be?

Nuts have gotten a bad rap as high calorie, indulgent foods. It's true that nuts get more than half of their calories from fat, but the fat in nuts is healthy for you, your heart, and your waistline.  But how do different types of...  Read more

Have You Tried the Skinny Nut?

A recent report highlighted what we nutrition minded people have known for a while, which is nuts provide good nutrition in a tasty package. Tree nuts in particular provide heart healthy benefits due to their healthy fat source and also provide a goo...  Read more