Peanut butter is a quick, easy to use source of protein that has been a favorite American snack since as early as 1904 when it was introduced at the St. Louis World’s Fair. Over the years other nut butters, such as almond butter, have become more popular and are a great option for use in dips, smoothies and baked goods. Nuts boast many health benefits when included in a well-balanced diet. Some of these benefits include heart health, healthy weight management, a healthy blood pressure, and reduced risk of Alzheimer’s, Type 2 Diabetes, and Gallstones. What better way to support your health than by enjoying tasty nut butters?Read More »
The use of ginseng and melatonin may improve cholesterol levels and stress.Learn More
Oranges are a delicious snack that boast serious health benefits! Just one orange can provide you with over 130% of the daily recommendation of Vitamin C. They are low in calories and packed full of other nutrients that can promote healthy skin as well as help to lower our risk for many diseases as part of an overall healthy and varied diet.Read More »
Fiber may help keep the heart healthy, possibly by lowering blood pressure. Read more on the findings of a recent study:British Journal of Nutrition; 2015, Vol. 114, No. 9, 1480-6.Learn More
Study revealed that women who fot the most arginine, cysteine, glycine, histidine, leucine, tyrosine, and glutamic acid had lower blood pressure in the main central artery and in the extremities. Women who got the most of the last three of these amino acids had more flexible arteries compared to women who got fewer amino acids in the diet.Read More »
Quercetin—an antioxidant in apples, berries, and onions—lowered blood pressure in those with high blood pressure, and citrus flavonoids and vitamin E reduced cholesterol in those with high cholesterol, in two new studies.Read More »
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