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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Almonds for headaches

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Almonds for headaches

Headaches seem to be a common human condition. Some of us get them more frequently and more intensely. We also find relief in different ways. Some hit the meds, and some meditate or find other stress relieving techniques. How many people find relief in foods? So it was with much interest when we found out that almonds contain a natural pain-killing agent called salicin. Salicin is an anti-inflammatory agent that is produced from the Willow bark. This agent is also

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Raw, Organie & Nuts: Eat Pine Nuts for Healthy Benefits

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Raw, Organie & Nuts: Eat Pine Nuts for Healthy Benefits

Pine nuts are very small and come from the cones of pine trees, and they are labor-intensive to produce! But with these small kernels…a lot goes a long way! Pine nuts are edible seeds that come from the cones of pine trees, making them labor-intensive to produce. Not surprisingly, they’re expensive to buy (ever made pesto?). But considering their nourishing array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, pine nuts offer a wide variety of health benefits to older adults. 1. Pine

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Benefits of Pistachios

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Benefits of Pistachios

I admit it- pistachio has always been my favorite nut, going back to the time they actually died the shell red- (do they still do that)? They are so packed with flavor that you really do not need to add anything to them, although at Living Nutz– we like to use our imagination! The health benefits of pistachios include a healthy heart, weight management, protection against diabetes and hypertension, and improved digestion. The vitamins, minerals, fats and protein found in

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Raw, Organic & Nutz; Antioxidants & Nuts!

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Raw, Organic & Nutz; Antioxidants & Nuts!

Polyphenols are antioxidants from plant foods that work in the body to enhance health in complex ways. In addition, polyphenols are the most abundant antioxidants in your diet. There are many different kinds or types of polyphenols that benefit health such as: Isoflavones – are polyphenols with estrogen-like effects and can be found in soy foods Catechins– are polypenolic compounds found in teas, such as green tea. Ellagic acid -is a polyphenol found in pomegranates, strawberries, cranberries, raspberries, walnuts and

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