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
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
If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
Today I watched Dr. Oz and they were talking about natural supplements and one was ginko and how a lab has been looking at the dna of the actual supplements and in the ginko they found that it was made with walnuts instead of what was suppose to be i... Read more
hi my name is Christina! I am a writer and a stay at home mother of two! my son's name is traegan he is 6 and in the first grade ! and my daughter is 3 her name is chesakah and she is my litte mini ! I have struggled with a lot of bad habits growing... Read more
Has anybody else noticed recent problems with the nutrition tracker?
The dropdown menu of predicted foods after typing in a few letters of a food you search for has recently become dysfunctional. I used to type my food and hit enter and the dro... Read more
Pine nuts curb appetite, are high protein nuts and may lower the risk of heart disease, I buy pine nuts by Badhia because that brand is cheaper than most spices. I love them on my salads, they lower cholesterol and keep your heart healthy. Start eat... Read more
Pine nuts are the only source of pinoleic acid, which stimulates hormones and helps diminish appetite. Rich in magnesium, pine nuts help in alleviating muscle cramps, tension and fatigue, help the heart and blood pressure. reduce cholesterol and pro... Read more
In 1992, “Lorenzo’s Oil” was a heart warming hit at the box office starring Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon, who portrayed sympathetic parents who searched for a treatment for their son Lorenzo, who suffered from ALD (adrenoleukodystrophy), a genetic d... Read more
In 2008, over-the-counter fish oil supplement sales in the United States nearly topped $740 million. Add to that the additional $1.8 billion spent on other omega-3 fortified foods like margarine and peanut butter and you can see that omega-3 is big b... Read more
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