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
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
Protein is an important component of any diet for satiety, muscle repair, and generating hormones and enzymes. Need a protein pick-me-up? These filling recipes are great for refueling after a workout--or anytime!
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Most people would agree that trees are pretty terrific. They shade us from the sun, create a sense of privacy and, in some cases, bloom into beautiful spring blossoms. For kids (or the young at heart), a good tree can provide endless entertainment in... Read more
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
I ate a salad w/ walnuts, crasins, and oranges, no dressing and 1 slice of pizza. I'm no longer hungry. I do not want more pizza. If you believe me, maybe I will believe myself...I do NOT want another slice of pizza! !!... Read more
I just had a "freshly baked protein walnut brownie " from a health food restaurant and I can not figure out how to log it. Any ideas? It's to late to call and ask. I tried looking online. I'm clueless. LOL. It's kind of blan... Read more
New favourite snack: walnuts in shells! Very nutritious, the cracking is strangely satisfying and the fiddle stops you from having too many in one go :) Any other healthy snacks which are a fiddly joy?... Read more
salads, vegetable dishes, yogurt, fruits, and desserts. Here's why you should get more of these healthy nuts in your everyday diet. Walnuts Help You Feel Fuller LongerWhile walnuts are calorie-dense, the combination of Omega-3 fats, protein, and fibe... Read more
Walnuts towards the end of a meal can help prevent the hazards that fatty food can do to the arteries and I just read that walnuts can help with back pain...they are very low in sugar and high in dietary fiber and lower the blood cholesterol levels b... Read more
Walnuts, which are part of the tree nut family, provide an array of health benefits, and because of their versatility, they can be chopped and sprinkled onto salads, vegetable dishes, yogurt, fruits, and desserts. Here's why you should get more o... Read more
I grew up with a native black walnut tree in my back yard. Its ugly green corrugated round fruit would ripen and eventually fall in our yard each year serving as a routine lawn-mowing hazard. My brothers liked to use them to practice their baseball p... Read more
I have picked up 31 bags of walnuts in the last 4 days from three walnut trees in our yard and they have been hitting the roof all night long to remind me that I have another date with them today. This is day 11 of no-smoking so it is a good distra... Read more
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