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Nuts & Seeds: Great Sources of Fiber

Nuts & Seeds: Great Sources of Fiber

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Nuts, seeds, legumes and whole grains as well as fruits & vegetables are a great source of fiber. For this reason alone we should consume them regularly.  The USDA recommends that you get at least 25 grams of fiber per day but most […]

What do the World’s Oldest Living People Have in Common?

What do the World’s Oldest Living People Have in Common?

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Have you ever heard of Blue Zones? “Blue Zone” is a non-scientific term given to geographic regions that are home to some of the world’s oldest people. It was first used by the author Dan Buettner, who wrote the book “The Blue […]

A Plant-Based Dietary Approach

A Plant-Based Dietary Approach

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist So what are plant-based diets exactly? It seems as though everyone has their own definition. While some say it consists mostly of plants but can include some animal products, some say it should include no animal products whatsoever.  Others go further to define that […]

Why Plant-Based Milks?

Why Plant-Based Milks?

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist For decades we have been bombarded with campaigns about how “milk does the body good”, especially because it’s the best source of calcium, necessary for growth and strong bones. But now many respected health institutions recommend reducing consumption of animal products while increasing plant-based […]

7 Nuts & Seeds To Include In Your Paleo Diet

7 Nuts & Seeds To Include In Your Paleo Diet

By Jane Dizon – Thepaleodiet.com One of Mother Nature’s gifts to mankind, nuts and seeds, have been on this planet for centuries and up to this day, we’re still harvesting their healthy goodness. There’s also a tall list of health benefits you can get from these minute […]

Meet The Thyroid-Balancing Nut Wellness Experts Recommend Consuming Daily

Meet The Thyroid-Balancing Nut Wellness Experts Recommend Consuming Daily

By Liz Moody – Mind Body Green If you’ve been watching some of your favorite wellness experts’ Insta-stories, you may have noticed them popping one or two thumb-size nuts daily. The Brazil nut, a tree nut that hails from (you guessed it!) Brazil, is the […]