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Did You Know That Eating Almonds Can Make You Sleepy?

August 9th, 2015 | nuts

Since diabetes runs in my family I decided to start a diet geared towards preventing diabetes after my last visit to the doctor who said that my blood sugar numbers were high. (Oh crap!) After our appointment, he instructed me to make an appointment with a dietitian to help me with my food plan (not […]

Vegan Protein Combinations

August 2nd, 2015 | nuts

A vegan, or “strict vegetarian,” may want to pay closer attention to the types of protein sources because plant-based foods are incomplete proteins. That doesn’t mean they don’t contain enough protein, it means they don’t contain all the essential amino acids. Combining different protein sources ensures an ample supply of all them. A Little Amino Acid […]

7 Food Sources for the Nutrients You Most Likely Lack

May 14th, 2015 | nuts

It’s ironic but true. Even though more than two thirds of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese and this percentage is on the rise, at the same time many of us are undernourished. The USDA reports that a large number of adults in the US are not obtaining sufficient amounts of […]

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