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How To Make Sure You Are Getting Enough Protein on a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 5, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

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For many people, becoming a vegetarian or vegan can be daunting for a number of reasons – from coming up with daily meal ideas and variety of choices to concerns about intake of sufficient amounts of necessary nutrients for maintenance of good health. The most common criticism I frequently come... more

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Nutritional Comparison of Nuts

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 19, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

Nutritional Comparison of Nuts

In February we sent you an article and chart on the nutritional comparison of leafy green vegetables. I wanted to do the same thing with different types of nuts because it’s important to know how they compare when it comes to calories, protein, fat, etc. I have often come across... more

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Benefits of Goji Berries

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, Nutrition

Goji berries have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. They are also called wolfberries, the fruit of Lycium barbarum (a native Chinese Shrub). It is a bright orange-red fruit possessing a lot of medicinal benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine, goji berries are eaten raw, poured... more

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Goji Berries: Another Ancient Super Food Full Of Antioxidants and Low On Calories

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 1, 2016 | Category: Blog, health, News, Nutrition

health benefits of goji berries

Goji berries have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. They are also called wolfberries, the fruit of Lycium barbarum (a native Chinese Shrub). It is a bright orange-red fruit possessing a lot of medicinal benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine, goji berries are eaten raw, poured... more

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Celery Health Benefits: Another Great Vegetable Super Food

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 9, 2015 | Category: Blog, health, News, Nutrition

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Celery is a vegetable under the Apiaceae family. It is well known for its use in cocktails, as well as a low calorie snack. However, celery is not only good for those well known things. There are several very good reasons why you should include celery in your diet. But first, let’s... more

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A Drupe is a Fruit is a Nut, is a Walnut

By: | 1 Comment | On: November 4, 2015 | Category: Blog, health, News, Nutrition

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A walnut is a drupe. A drupe is a type of fruit in which an outer fleshy part surrounds a shell (what we sometimes call a pit) with a seed inside. Some examples of drupes are peaches, plums, and cherries—but walnuts, almonds, and pecans are also drupes. Walnuts are the... more

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