Know Your Food — nutrition

Magnesium - A Nutrient Of Concern

Magnesium - A Nutrient Of Concern

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Magnesium is widely available in plant and animal foods and often included in fortified ...

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Do Nuts Contain Too Much Fat?

Do Nuts Contain Too Much Fat?

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist There has been some reluctance to enjoy nuts due to the fear over their fa...

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5 Effects Of Nutrition On Health

5 Effects Of Nutrition On Health

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist. Food is made up of nutrients. Macronutrients such as carbohydrates which ...

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Facts about Hemp Seeds

Facts about Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds, or hemp hearts, are the seeds of the hemp plant, or Cannabis sativa, and is one of the earliest domesticated plants...

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Facts About Sunflower Seeds

Facts About Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds originated in South America and were used by Native Americans more than 5000 years ago. Today, the leading prod...

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Facts about Peanuts

Facts about Peanuts

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Peanuts are in fact not nuts. Botanically they are considered legumes, howe...

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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. ...

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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 wh...

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Facts About Hazelnuts

Facts About Hazelnuts

Geographic Source One of the oldest agricultural crops, hazelnuts are believed to have originated in Asia and then moved into E...

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Facts About Macadamias

Facts About Macadamias

History/Geographic Fact This tree nut is native to the Australian rainforest and named for the Scottish-born chemist who first ...

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Facts About Brazil Nuts

Facts About Brazil Nuts

Interesting Fact Brazil nuts are botanically not nuts, but are in fact seeds from the Brazil nut tree, one of the largest trees...

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Facts About Pecans

Facts About Pecans

Interesting Facts The Pecan tree is the only tree nut native to North America. Up to 80% of pecans are produced in the United S...

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Facts about Cashews

Facts about Cashews

Interesting Fact Cashew nuts are a kidney or bean shaped seeds that grow at the end of the cashew apple on a tree that is about...

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