Nuts for Weight Loss?

Increased Nut Consumption, Decreased Waist Circumference According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, you might benefit from eating nuts more often.  This study on nuts examined the association between frequent consumption of nuts by reviewing dietary habits of close to 119,000 men and women. The most exciting finding was that as nut consumption increased, rates […]

Benefits of Nuts and Seeds: What is Chia?

The benefits of nuts and seeds, as far as our health goes, are vast.  Beyond health, they are also delicious, shelf stable, and easily portable.  Nuts and seeds are a fantastic source of protein, healthy fats, & fiber that are a wonderful snack idea paired with a carbohydrate source like whole fresh fruit. I love […]

Snack Recipe: Apricot Yogurt with Pistachios

Yogurt makes for a great breakfast food or snack. It’s got protein, calcium, vitamins and live cultures that may aid in digestion and boost immunity. Most importantly, it’s delicious! This recipe, courtesy of the American Council on Exercise, shows you how to make a thick yogurt dip with sweet fruit and crunchy nuts. Even if you […]