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What Are the Most Keto-Friendly Nuts?

September 27, 2022

Nuts are a great food to incorporate while on a keto diet. Many nuts are low in net carbs (total carbohydrates minus total fiber), while being high in fat, making them an excellent choice. Nuts are also very nutrient-dense as they contain protein and high amounts of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Below, you’ll find a …

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Top 11 Science-Based Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

July 21, 2022

Pumpkin seeds may be small, but they’re packed full of valuable nutrients. Eating only a small amount of them can provide you with a substantial quantity of healthy fats, magnesium and zinc. Because of this, pumpkin seeds have been associated with several health benefits. These include improved heart health, prostate health and protection against certain …

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Plant-Based Protein: What’s All the Hype About?

July 19, 2022

Powers Western Trail Mix! Plant-based proteins are all the rage in food today – and with good reason.  Protein from plants generally comes along in package replete with micronutrients and fiber that can help boost the overall nutrition of any meal.  Peanuts are the perfect example of a delicious way to choose plant-based protein as …

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Plant-based diet: Nuts, seeds, and legumes can help get you there

July 14, 2022

It’s not as hard as you think. Here are some helpful tips. Evidence continues to mount that a plant-based diet—rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and healthy plant oils—may help reduce the risk of male health concerns, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer. Adding fresh fruits and vegetables is a no-brainer for adopting a …

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Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health

December 13, 2021

Eating nuts as part of a healthy diet may be good for your heart. Nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids and other nutrients. And they’re a great snack food — inexpensive, easy to store and easy to pack when you’re on the go. One drawback to nuts is that they’re high in calories, so it’s important …

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ALMONDS!

January 15, 2021

Almond Health Benefits – One Mighty Little Nut When we add almonds to our formulations, we’re not just giving our customers flavor and texture, we’re giving them what they’re asking for—a way to eat the things they love, with some impressive added health benefits: An excellent source of Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) – an important antioxidant …

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Are Cashews Good for You?

December 8, 2020

Are Cashews Good for You?• Nutrition• Plant compounds• Weight loss• Heart health• Type 2 diabetes• Uses• Bottom lineCashews are a kidney-shaped seed sourced from the cashew tree — a tropical tree native to Brazil but now cultivated in various warm climates across the world.Although commonly referred to as tree nuts, and nutritionally comparable to them, …

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Health benefits of Nuts in Trail Mix

December 3, 2020

Health benefits of Nuts in Trail Mix Are they a fruit? Legume? Seed? Well, they are all three, depending on who you ask. Trail mix isn’t trail mix without nuts. Whether it’s almonds, cashews, walnuts, or peanuts. Take your pick, all of them have health benefits, and when mixed together they are a powerful, high …

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Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health

November 16, 2020

Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health Discover how walnuts, almonds and other nuts can help lower your cholesterol when eaten as part of a balanced diet. By Mayo Clinic Staff Eating nuts as part of a healthy diet may be good for your heart. Nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids and other nutrients. …

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Why nutritionists are crazy about nuts!!!!

November 13, 2020

Harvard Women’s Health Watch Why nutritionists are crazy about nuts Mounting evidence suggests that eating nuts and seeds daily can lower your risk of diabetes and heart disease and may even lengthen your life. Published: June, 2017 If your idea of healthy eating was formed a few decades ago, it may be hard to shake …

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