Nuts & Seeds


Beauty Benefits of Chia Seeds

Beauty Benefits of Chia Seeds These tiny seeds are an ancient food, used for thousands of years, by many cultures. They are a nutritional powerhouse, offering up plenty of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Chia seeds can do wonders for our health and beauty. Plus, they are easily digested in the body. Continue reading below to learn more about chia seeds and the beauty benefits of chia seeds. Chia seed face mask – Chia seeds are easily one of the healthiest foods on the planet. They are filled with health-boosting antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, both of which […]


The Best Nut Butters for Your Health

The Best Nut Butters for Your Health Nuts butters have made their way into the spotlight over the past few years, and we couldn’t be happier. While peanut butter still holds its place, there are a number of delicious and beneficial nut butters available at most health food stores. They are full of flavor, nutrition, and health benefits.  It is important to keep in mind, that nut butters do have a high sugar content, so it is best to choose ones that have limited ingredients and no added sugars. When buying nut butters also opt for brands with the non-GMO verified and […]


Awesome Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds and Hemp Oil

Awesome Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds and Hemp Oil Hemp seeds area highly nutritious seeds, grown for their many health benefits. Hemp seeds are exceptionally beneficial for the body and can be tolerated by those unable to eat gluten, nuts, or lactose. They are also super easy to incorporate into the diet, as they have a very soft, creamy texture and great taste. You can add them to smoothies, shakes, sauces, dressings, nut milks and nut butters. Below are some of the awesome health benefits of hemp seeds and hemp seed oil: Improves heart health. Hemp seeds contain both arginine and […]


How to Pack More Nutrition into Your Diet

How to Pack More Nutrition into Your Diet We can all agree that eating more fruits and vegetables is a good thing. Not only does it improve our health overall, but it has also shown to help lower cholesterol levels, improve skin health, reduce risks for cardivascular disease, diabetes, cognitive decline, weight loss and inflammaition and much more! However, many of us still struggle with getting enough frutis and vegetables into our diet, depsite knowing the benefits. But, whatever the reason may be for the lack of produce in your diet, there are many ways you can easily boost your intake […]


Everything You Need to Know About Quinoa

Everything You Need to Know About Quinoa By now you have probably already tasted quinoa and know exactly how to pronounce it (“keen-wah”). But, if you haven’t become familiar with this amazing grain, it’s time to learn. Quinoa, is a grain native South America, grown for it’s edible seeds. It is an extremely nutritional grain that provides many health benefits to the body. It is an easy to cook, whole grain that grows in a rainbow of colors, though it is the red, white and black quinoa that are most popular. Quinoa is well known for it’s high levels of protein, […]


Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpkins

Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpkins Eating fruits and vegetables of various color has numerous benefits on the body. A diet rich in plant-based foods has also shown to help protect the body from a number of serious and minor health concerns, including chronic disease and skin health. Nutritionally, vegetables of a bright yellow/orange color, indicate that they are rich in essential nutrients, including the antioxidant, beta carotene. In the body, this nutrient in converted into vitamin A, which is essential for many body functions.  Pumpkins are an extremely beneficial part of the diet. Pumpkin seeds for example, have long been […]


Surprising Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Surprising Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds Hemp seeds can be an extremely beneficial part of the diet. They are a high, whole food protein source, rich in many essential vitamins and minerals. They are also rich in essential fats and can be eaten by those unable to tolerate lactose, nuts and gluten. Hemp seeds have a very soft and creamy texture and they are super easy to incorporate into the diet. Here are 6 Surprising health benefits of hemp seeds. Rich in Fiber, Vitamins and Minerals Hemp seeds are rich in soluble and insoluble fiber. Both types of fiber are […]


15 Benefits of Honey for the skin, hair, and body

Here are 15 Benefits of Honey for the skin, hair, and body: Honey does a whole lot more than sweeten our tea. It’s has numerous healing properties that have been used since ancient times. It has a number of healing benefits for the hair, skin and body. Below are 15 health benefits of honey. 1.  It decreases the chance of cancer and heart disease.   Honey is jam-packed with flavonoids, amino acids, enzymes, proteins, phenolic acids, a number of compound as well as many essential vitamins and minerals. Thus, giving honey powerful anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, antimicrobial add anti-tumor benefits to ward of […]


6 Benefits of Snacking on Cashews

6 Benefits of Snacking on Cashews Native to Brazil, cashew nuts make a delicious and nutritious snack. They are jam-packed with vitamins, minerals and powerful antioxidants including vitamins E, K, and B6, as well as minerals like copper, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, iron, and selenium. These elements are essential for proper functioning of the body and overall health. Cashew nuts are the number crop in the world, after almonds and they make a delicious addition to stir-fries, salads and much more! There are so many reasons to start eating cashew nuts. Here are 6 benefits of snacking on cashews. 1. High in Calories The […]


9 Incredible Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

9 Incredible Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds Hemp seeds are a high quality protein source and loaded with essential nutrients. This includes essential fats, Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), iron, fiber, zinc, carotene, vitamins D and E as well as B vitamins, calcium, copper, chlorophyll, enzymes and potassium. Hemp seeds can be eaten by those unable to eat gluten, lactose and nuts. Being naturally gluten-free, hemp seeds are very popular amongst those with celiac’s or gluten sensitivities. Hemp seeds have a creamy, earthy taste and they are super easy to incorporate into the diet. They can be blended into smoothies, shakes, nut butters and ice cream […]