Health & Wellness

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11 Trends We Spotted at Expo West 2019

11 Trends We Spotted at Expo West 2019

Every March, brands and companies alike gather to showcase natural and organic foods, supplements and lifestyle products at Expo West. Although we were busy posted up at our booth introducing passerby’s to all that The NutraMilk, has to offer, we were able to spot some exciting trends. Here are the top eleven trends we spotted at Expo West this year.

Sesame Seed Facts

Sesame Seed Facts

Sesame is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world which originated from India. From Babylonia to the Far East, people have been consuming sesame seeds for thousands of years. They have been widely employed in culinary as well as in traditional medicines for their nutritive, preventive, and curative...

Pumpkin Seed Facts

Pumpkin Seed Facts

Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are native to the Americas. They were discovered by archaeologists in caves in Mexico that date back to 7,000 B.C. Today, China produces more pumpkins and pumpkin seeds than any other country. India, Russia, the Ukraine, Mexico, and the U.S.A. are also major producers....


Eat Plant-based

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Benefits of Including Seeds In Your Diet

Benefits of Including Seeds In Your Diet

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Seeds are incredibly nourishing and are full of valuable nutrients; such as essential amino acids, heart-healthy fats, fiber, antioxidants, phytosterols, vitamins, and minerals. They are so nutrient-dense that you don't really need to eat a lot of them. Just a little goes a long...

Plant-Based Calcium Sources

Plant-Based Calcium Sources

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Calcium Consumption Calcium, as everyone has consistently heard, is key for growing and maintaining healthy bones. But it also has many other vital functions - It's necessary for transmitting nerve impulses, for muscles to contract, for dilating and constricting blood vessels and secreting hormones....

How To Get Enough Protein When Eating A Plant-Based Diet

How To Get Enough Protein When Eating A Plant-Based Diet

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Many people who are interested in a vegetarian diet or eating more plant-based are concerned about getting enough protein. It may take vegetarians, especially vegans, a little extra work to meet protein recommendations but it's usually not a problem. Protein is one of the three macronutrients...


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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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...

The Mediterranean Diet For Healthy Aging

The Mediterranean Diet For Healthy Aging

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Image by Namely Marly The Mediterranean diet has been one of the most extensively researched diets or eating patterns in relation to health, disease prevention, and treatment. Numerous studies show that this eating pattern can aid in weight loss, reduce levels of inflammation, reduce the risk...

Why People in Blue Zones Live Longer Than the Rest of the World

Why People in Blue Zones Live Longer Than the Rest of the World

by Healthline Networks, Inc. Chronic diseases are becoming more and more common in old age. While genetics somewhat determine your lifespan and susceptibility to these diseases, your lifestyle probably has a greater impact. A few places in the world are called "Blue Zones". The term refers to geographic areas in...


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Tree Nut Allergy - Alternatives

Tree Nut Allergy - Alternatives

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Tree Nuts - One of the Top 8 Allergens Tree nuts are one of the eight major allergens. They are the second most common allergy in infants and young children. Approximately 0.4- 0.5% of American children have a tree nut allergy. It may not...

How Does Stress Affect Our Weight and Health?

How Does Stress Affect Our Weight and Health?

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Stress can physically affect our digestive, nervous and hormonal systems. It can lead us to comfort eating or binge eating as well, negatively impacting our metabolism. The Stress Response The stress response is absolutely necessary in our bodies and has a purpose. In prehistoric times, when...

Are You Drinking Enough Fluids to Stay Well-Hydrated?

Are You Drinking Enough Fluids to Stay Well-Hydrated?

By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist More than 50% of all children and adolescents in the U.S. are not getting the hydration they need, according to research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The percentage is even higher for adults. Have you ever wondered how the fluids...


Sustainability

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Zero Waste Shop - Preserve Foods in Bristol, UK

Zero Waste Shop - Preserve Foods in Bristol, UK

Preserve Foods is a zero waste, bulk foods shop in Bristol, UK, aiming to offer fresh produce without the need of single use packaging. See in this video how they benefit from using The NutraMilk in their store, allowing their customers to make on demand, fresh non-dairy milks and butters...

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...