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Raw vs Roasted Nuts: Which Is Healthier?

Raw vs Roasted Nuts: Which Is Healthier?

By Authority Nutrition Nuts are extremely healthy and make a perfect snack when you’re on the go. They are packed with healthy fats, fiber and protein, and they’re a great source of many important nutrients and antioxidants. What’s more, studies have shown that eating nuts has several health […]

What’s the Deal with the Calories in Nuts?

What’s the Deal with the Calories in Nuts?

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Nuts are an energy dense food which means they pack a lot of calories in a small serving and they are high in fat, this is why they were considered taboo for dieters.  However, studies find that eating nuts does not lead […]

16 Reasons To GO NUTS For Nuts

16 Reasons To GO NUTS For Nuts

by Dr. Ronald Hoffman – Mind Body Green A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine underscores the health benefits of nuts. Researchers followed over a hundred thousand men and women over several decades and concluded that eating nuts helped them stave off the Grim Reaper. Seven […]

Flax Seeds for Hypertension

Flax Seeds for Hypertension

By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM A recent article in the journal Meat Science acknowledged that “a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental to their health” because of studies associating meat consumption with heart disease and cancer. “For these reasons, these meat consumers look for […]

What Are Phytosterols?

What Are Phytosterols?

By Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS, Nutrition Diva Phytosterols can help keep your heart and brain young. Find out which foods contain them and how much you need. The word “phytosterol” may be unfamiliar but you’ve probably been eating them your whole life. At least I hope you have!  Because […]