Health & Wellness

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Know Your Food

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Hidden Sources Of Milk -  Living With A Milk Allergy

Hidden Sources Of Milk - Living With A Milk Allergy

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist. Milk is one of eight foods that are responsible for 90 percent of childhood allergies. If your child is allergic, it's important to eat a milk-free diet to avoid an allergic reaction. Not only do you have to avoid milk and dairy products but all the...

Best Dairy Milk Alternatives

Best Dairy Milk Alternatives

By Florencia Tagliavini, the NutraMilk Nutritionist If you are looking for a non-dairy milk, you are in luck! There are many nutritious options from a variety of plant sources. The plant-based milk market is growing and more dairy milk alternatives are constantly becoming available. What's the problem with commercial milks?...

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 foods and enriched grains, however, the World Health Organization reported that less than 60 percent of adults in the United States are meeting the adequate intake values for magnesium. Low levels of...


Eat Plant-based

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Should You Sprout Nuts & Seeds?

Should You Sprout Nuts & Seeds?

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist. What is Sprouting? Sprouting is the practice of germinating seeds to increase their bio-availability and nutrient density. You can sprout various foods including beans, grains, seeds, and some nuts. The process of sprouting involves soaking, rinsing and draining various times for several days. The time depends...

10 Healthy Eating Tips For Vegetarians

10 Healthy Eating Tips For Vegetarians

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist If you are a vegetarian or thinking about becoming a vegetarian, you may be wondering if you are getting enough of the appropriate nutrients. First of all, it´s important to understand that there are different types of vegetarians. Vegans who consume no animal products at all...

Top 5 Sources Of Plant-Based Protein

Top 5 Sources Of Plant-Based Protein

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist. We can get plenty of protein from plant-based sources without the need for supplements and protein powders, contrary to what most may believe. Some people such as vegans may have to pay a little extra attention in order to get the recommended amount in...


Fitness

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How Eating Almonds Can Help You Lose Weight & Belly Fat

How Eating Almonds Can Help You Lose Weight & Belly Fat

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist For so long we have stayed away from nuts due to their high calorie and fat content. It was a big no-no for anyone trying to lose weight. Now, all we hear about is how healthy nuts are. Almonds are Nutrient and Energy-Dense The...

What Is the Best Type of Workout?

What Is the Best Type of Workout?

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist In the nutrition world new fad diets are coming out constantly. The fitness world goes through many fads and trends of different workouts as well. There is always some new type of workout or fitness program coming out that is better than the last....

Fuel Your Workout with The Nutramilk

Fuel Your Workout with The Nutramilk

By Florencia Tagliavini, The Nutramilk Nutritionist Nutrition plays a key role in sports and exercise. It can make a big difference in your athletic performance during a competition. There are specific nutrition recommendations for pre- and post-competition as well as specific foods that are recommended to eat while you are...


Children's Health

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Can My Baby Have Nut Butter?

Can My Baby Have Nut Butter?

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist For as long as I can remember, peanuts and other tree nuts where a definite "no-no" for babies, but now, guidelines show that early exposure to these could actually significantly decrease the chances of your baby developing a nut allergy. Peanuts and tree nuts are among...

Healthy Kids' Snacks You Can Make with The NutraMilk

Healthy Kids' Snacks You Can Make with The NutraMilk

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Healthy snacks are an important part of children's diets. Kids seem to always be hungry, so it's good to be prepared with healthy snacks. Choosing good snacks can give your kids the energy they need between meals and contribute essential nutrients for growth and...

Dairy Milk Allergy in Kids: Best Alternatives

Dairy Milk Allergy in Kids: Best Alternatives

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Milk is the most common food that causes allergy in infants and young children and one of eight foods that are responsible for 90% of childhood allergies. The other seven are eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, fish, shellfish, and wheat. It affects about 2%-3%...


Healthy Aging

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Can A Handful Of Nuts A Day Ward Off Dementia? A New Study May Think So

Can A Handful Of Nuts A Day Ward Off Dementia? A New Study May Think So

By Florencia Tagliavini, th3 NutraMilk Nutritionist. A new study by The University of South Australia, published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging in February 2019 shows a positive association between nut consumption and better mental functioning, including improved thinking, reasoning, and memory. The study analyzed nine waves of...

Hazelnuts Nuts For Healthy Aging

Hazelnuts Nuts For Healthy Aging

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Eating a healthy diet and staying fit is important for everyone no matter what age, but older adults are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition due to the process of aging. Many diseases suffered by older persons are the result of dietary factors, so it becomes...

Top Nutrients For Brain Health

Top Nutrients For Brain Health

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist A healthy and well-balanced diet will not only promote brain health but overall health. Some nutrients are particularly important and have been associated with improved cognitive function and delaying degenerative diseases of the mind like Alzheimer's and dementia, according to research. As the global...


Stay Healthy

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Top Foods & Ways To Use The NutraMilk For Managing Blood Sugar

Top Foods & Ways To Use The NutraMilk For Managing Blood Sugar

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist. Whether you are diabetic or have prediabetes or just want to be aware of what affects your blood sugar and glucose levels, you probably know by now that food has a big impact. Choosing the right nutrients and food combinations are essential for keeping...

Eat To Prevent Hypertension

Eat To Prevent Hypertension

By Florencia Tagliavini, the NutraMilk Nutritionist. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious medical condition that happens when the force of blood pumping through your arteries is too strong. This over a long period can damage blood vessels, strain your heart and increase the risk of heart attack, stroke,...

Can Nuts Beat The Blues?

Can Nuts Beat The Blues?

By Florencia Tagliavini, the NutraMilk Nutritionist. Overeating when stressed is pretty common- most of us have found ourselves digging into an ice cream container or a box of chocolates when we have been down, so you can see how there is a connection between food and mood. But, can the...


Sustainability

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A Diet that is Healthy For Our Planet Is A Diet Healthy For You

A Diet that is Healthy For Our Planet Is A Diet Healthy For You

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist. Our food choices are driven by various factors such as our culture, society, lifestyle, biologic needs, and economic accessibility. There is another factor that is overlooked when making food choices and that is how food production influences the health of our planet. If we...

A Recap of the National Climate Assessment

A Recap of the National Climate Assessment

Recently, scientists released the fourth National Climate Assessment, which summarizes the various impacts of climate change on the United States now and well into the future. Produced by a team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee, this report was extensively reviewed by experts and...

Sustainable Almonds Of California

Sustainable Almonds Of California

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Did you know that 80% of the world´s supply of almonds is produced in California? This sunny state is one of the few places with the perfect Mediterranean climate needed grow almonds. As more people are turning to plant-based diets, consuming more plant-based milks (almond milk...