Tag: fiber

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 popular for the creation […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simply Eating Walnuts May Improve Your Diet Overall

Simply Eating Walnuts May Improve Your Diet Overall

By Alice Park, TIME Health There are a slew of studies supporting the benefits of nuts in the diet, but since nuts are also high in calories, it can sometimes end up on the skip list of people trying to lose weight. Dr. David Katz, director of […]