Daily Archives: March 12, 2015

Nuts Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

Nuts Lower the Risk of Heart Disease If you’re looking for ways to lower your risk of heart disease while also boosting your health, eat more nuts!  They are inexpensive, fun, delicious, and so great for you. Nuts have also been known to lower cholesterol, weight control, and may even provide cancer-fighting properties. Close to 610,000 deaths each year are caused from heart disease (stroke and other cardiovascular diseases) making heart disease the leading cause of deaths in the U.S. Nuts lower cardiovascular rates According to Vanderbilt University and Shanghai Cancer Institute, nuts may help lower death rates and risk of heart disease. Senior author […]

How to Consume Foods to Get the Most Nutrients

How to Consume Foods to Get the Most Nutrients It’s amazing just how nutrient packed plant-based foods are, yet so complicated. We get loads of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from eating plant-based foods. But, what some of us may not know is that certain foods actually need to be broken down before we can fully absorb all of their nutrients . Whereas others may need to be paired with other food types to get the full effect. How we absorb nutrients from some plant-based foods also depends on how they are prepaid and eaten and it’s important we all know how to do that. […]