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Nutrition

Health Benefits And Nutritional Value of Cashew Nuts

Did you know that Cashew Nuts grow on the outside of the cashew apple? Cashews are crescent-shaped nuts that grow on trees and are native to Brazil. They require a hot and humid climate to thrive. Cashew trees don't start to bear nuts for three [...]

By |2016-03-23T16:18:24-07:00March 23rd, 2016|Blog, Nutrition|0 Comments

Nutritional Comparison Of Leafy Vegetables

Recently I was asked by a friend to review an article titled, “10 Super Foods Healthier than Kale” www.eatthis.com/10-superfoods-healthier-than-kale. She wanted to know if in fact it was true that we should no longer bow down to kale as a top super food. I read [...]

By |2016-02-08T20:37:51-07:00February 8th, 2016|Blog, Nutrition|6 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-04-03T20:28:20-07:00February 1st, 2016|Blog, health, Nutrition|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |2016-12-06T13:41:24-07:00February 1st, 2016|Blog, health, News, Nutrition|0 Comments

Celery Health Benefits: Another Great Vegetable Super Food

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 [...]

By |2016-02-01T10:50:08-07:00December 9th, 2015|Blog, health, News, Nutrition|0 Comments

Pumpkin Seeds Are One Of The Best Sources Of Plant-Based Protein

One ounce of pumpkin seeds contains 9.35 grams of protein! That’s over two grams more than the same quantity of ground beef. According to USDA 1 cup of roasted pumpkin seeds has: 285 calories 87 grams protein 42 g fat 8 g dietary fiber Nutrient-rich [...]

By |2015-11-12T19:33:24-07:00November 10th, 2015|Blog, News, Nutrition|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |2015-11-09T19:33:22-07:00November 4th, 2015|Blog, health, News, Nutrition|1 Comment

Top Cancer Fighting Foods

Berries Berries contain powerful antioxidants that fight free radicals in the body. All berries are packed with cancer-fighting phytonutrients. They contain very high concentrations of phytochemicals called anthocyanins, which counteract, reduce and repair damage to cells and keep new blood vessels from forming (and potentially feeding a [...]

By |2015-09-28T13:21:01-07:00September 28th, 2015|News, Nutrition|0 Comments
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