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Benefits of Including Seeds In Your Diet

Benefits of Including Seeds In Your Diet

Benefits of Including Seeds In Your Diet By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Seeds are incredibly nourishing and are full of valuable nutrients; such as essential amino acids, heart-healthy fats, fiber, antioxidants, phytosterols, vitamins, and minerals. They are so nutrient-dense that you don’t really need […]

Plant-Based Calcium Sources

Plant-Based Calcium Sources

Plant-Based Calcium Sources By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Calcium Consumption Calcium, as everyone has consistently heard, is key for growing and maintaining healthy bones. But it also has many other vital functions- It´s necessary for transmitting nerve impulses, for muscles to contract, for dilating […]

How To Get Enough Protein When Eating A Plant-Based Diet

How To Get Enough Protein When Eating A Plant-Based Diet

How to Get Enough Protein When Eating a Plant-Based Diet By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Many people who are interested in a vegetarian diet or eating more plant-based are concerned about getting enough protein. It may take vegetarians, especially vegans, a little extra work to meet […]

Simple Raw Pecan Butter

Simple Raw Pecan Butter

Simple Raw Pecan Butter    Pecans contain vitamin E, carotenoids and ellagic acid that work synergistically to remove free radicals from the body, thus protecting us from heart disease, cancers, Alzheimer’s and infections. This makes them one of the most antioxidant rich nuts! Also a […]

Nuts & Seeds: Great Sources of Fiber

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 […]

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

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 […]