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Facts about Almonds

Facts about Almonds

History Almonds are the seeds of the fruit of the almond tree.  Thought to have originated in Western Asia and North Africa, they are one of the oldest nuts and have been written about in many historical texts, including the Bible. Geographic Source Today, 80% […]

How much Money can the NutraMilk help you save on Almond Milk?

How much Money can the NutraMilk help you save on Almond Milk?

Brewista announced the release of its revolutionary new nut processor, the NutraMilk, this past December.  This award-winning appliance has since established a new category of kitchen electrics.  The NutraMilk gives you the ability to create fresh additive-free nut milks & butters in a matter of minutes! […]

To Soak or Not to Soak? All About Phytic Acid

To Soak or Not to Soak? All About Phytic Acid

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist You have heard advice about soaking, sprouting or roasting nuts, seeds, legumes, grains primarily to remove the phytic acid in them which inhibits mineral absorption and to better digest these foods. Over the decades, phytic acid has been badly […]

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 […]