Here are the best reasons why you should go nuts with organic almonds

Almonds are a nutritious superfood that has been around for thousands of years. In fact, the ancient Egyptian and Hindu cultures treated almonds as prized treasures, even going so far as to insert almond tree branches into valuable jewelry cases, boxes, and vases. These delectable nuts were widely believed to enhance both intelligence and longevity. Today, almonds are praised … Continue reading Here are the best reasons why you should go nuts with organic almonds

Here’s why you should start snacking on almonds every day

Like other nuts, almonds are the perfect energy boosters. Almonds are nutritious, and they contain at least 130 different compounds that are good for you. The health benefits of almonds Almonds contain both mono- and polyunsaturated fat, but these are the “good” kinds of fats that can boost your heart health. Below are the nutrition stats for … Continue reading Here’s why you should start snacking on almonds every day

Eating 15 almonds a day lowers bad cholesterol levels and decreases the risk for diabetes

Studies suggest that eating around 15 almonds each day can help lower bad cholesterol levels and reduce the risk for diabetes, according to a report published by GreenMedInfo.com. In the report, one of the clinical studies investigated the effects almonds have in improving the levels of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) cholesterol. The researchers recruited 150 patients with pre-existing … Continue reading Eating 15 almonds a day lowers bad cholesterol levels and decreases the risk for diabetes

Goji Berry Recipe: Goji-Ginger Almond Pears

Source: Goji Berry Recipe: Goji-Ginger Almond Pears by Dr. Edward Group This sweet treat combines pears, goji berries, and ginger into a surprisingly healthy dessert that you don’t have to feel guilty about enjoying. Pears are a delicious metabolism booster. Anjou, bartlett, and bosc pears taste excellent and work especially well. A tip — pears are best … Continue reading Goji Berry Recipe: Goji-Ginger Almond Pears

Eating almonds can reduce heart disease risks, belly fat

Hold that muffin or danish and grab a handful of almonds if you need a snack between meals. Maybe you won’t feel as satisfied afterward, but if you care about your heart health, get used to it. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association provided strong evidence that incorporating almonds as snacks … Continue reading Eating almonds can reduce heart disease risks, belly fat

Can diet soda kill you? Studies show that some people can’t digest aspartame

Diet soda, despite the name, is not better for you than regular soda. In fact, it can even be deadly for certain people. Diet soda contains aspartame, an artificial sweetener that’s 200 times sweeter than table sugar. While both table sugar (or sucrose) and aspartame have the same amount of calories, manufacturers need only a small amount of the … Continue reading Can diet soda kill you? Studies show that some people can’t digest aspartame

Study reveals Bayer’s Roundup linked to “a host of chronic and mental illness”

Right now, Bayer is facing a host of lawsuits related to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer that has been linked to the use of Roundup herbicide. Bayer took on the legal burdens of Roundup maker Monsanto when it bought the company for $66 billion in 2018. The number of lawsuits related to this illness … Continue reading Study reveals Bayer’s Roundup linked to “a host of chronic and mental illness”

5 Pioneer recipes that will keep your belly full when SHTF

Pioneers were terrific survival role-models. Faced with an unfamiliar land, they were able to make do with their limited supplies and learn the basics of survival cooking on their own. So when it comes to filling foods that last, who better to turn to than pioneers? Check out the following pioneer recipes that are perfect for SHTF: (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com) Native American fry bread This … Continue reading 5 Pioneer recipes that will keep your belly full when SHTF

Stages of hair growth and superfoods that promote hair health

The condition or appearance of the hair reflects the state of an individual’s overall health. The cells that make up each strand of hair require a steady supply of key nutrients to maintain their structure and natural shine. However, there are multiple factors that influence hair growth, and knowing what these factors are could help determine the health … Continue reading Stages of hair growth and superfoods that promote hair health

Incorporating magnesium-rich foods into your diet helps reduce insulin resistance even if you don’t have diabetes

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that contributes to overall health. It plays a key role in several bodily processes, including the regulation of muscle and nerve function, blood sugar and blood pressure control, protein synthesis and the formation of strong bones. Multiple studies have found that magnesium helps reduce insulin resistance — a major factor in the development and … Continue reading Incorporating magnesium-rich foods into your diet helps reduce insulin resistance even if you don’t have diabetes