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Facts about Peanuts

Facts about Peanuts

Facts about Peanuts By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Peanuts are in fact not nuts. Botanically they are considered legumes, however, their nutritional properties are similar to tree nuts. They come in many varieties, but the most common are the Virginia, Spanish and Valencia. They […]

All About Coconut Milks

All About Coconut Milks

All About Coconut Milks By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist ¨Coconut milk¨ has become one of the most popular alternative milks to dairy milk. But the term “coconut milk” is misleading. For me, coconut milk, especially what is generally used in recipes is thick, creamy, […]

Facts About Pistachios

Facts About Pistachios

Facts About Pistachios Wonderfully delicious pistachio nuts have long been cherished as the symbol of wellness and robust health since ancient times. Known as the Skinny Nut because pistachios are one of the lowest calorie and lowest fat nuts. Each nut has only 3 calories. […]

Spotlight on Blanched Almond Butter

Spotlight on Blanched Almond Butter

Spotlight on Blanched Almond Butter By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Blanched almonds have had their brown skin removed, therefore the color of the butter made with these almonds is different than the standard almond butter. The texture is a bit smoother, the taste is slightly different […]

Benefits of Tiger Nuts

Benefits of Tiger Nuts

Benefits of Tiger Nuts By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Have you heard of tiger nuts? It’s one of those foods that has not become super popular yet but is making it’s way into the health food market. In Spain, they’re known as “chufa” and are mostly […]

Walnuts Improve Gut Flora: New Research

Walnuts Improve Gut Flora: New Research

Walnuts Improve Gut Flora: New Research By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist With so many people writing about health and nutrition these days – it’s hard to know what information is trustworthy. There has been a lot of information about nuts and their health benefits. How true […]