Cashews – Are They Healthy and Should We Eat Them?

2022-11-06T06:43:49-05:00

Cashews are delicious, at least in my opinion. A variety of Asian and Indian dishes use cashews to add a pleasant, creamy taste. The question is, are they healthy? Several studies have proven that cashews improve your cardiovascular health. In one study, the participants who ate cashews improved their HDL to LDL levels. Another study [...]

Cashews – Are They Healthy and Should We Eat Them?2022-11-06T06:43:49-05:00

Nutrition

2022-08-01T08:38:16-04:00

Have you heard the saying, “You are what you eat”? This statement could not be more true. Nutrition is the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth. What we eat greatly affects the status of our health. If we consume foods grossly inadequate in the proper nutrients we need, our [...]

Nutrition2022-08-01T08:38:16-04:00

Trail Mix – Should You Pack Some For Your Next Hike?

2022-07-28T09:21:49-04:00

Trail mix is a mixture of dried fruit and nuts eaten as a snack food, originally by hikers and campers. Therefore, it appears to be a great snack while hiking. Horace Kephart wrote about the beneficial weight-to-energy ratio of nuts, nut butters, and dried fruit in his 1906 book titled Camping and Woodcraft. Perhaps even [...]

Trail Mix – Should You Pack Some For Your Next Hike?2022-07-28T09:21:49-04:00

Should You Save the Best Bite for Last?

2022-07-28T09:25:38-04:00

When eating, should you save the best bite for last? If you are like me, the answer is yes! But, are we doing what is best for our body? Eating foods in a certain order can drastically reduce your insulin response. Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas, which regulates the amount of glucose [...]

Should You Save the Best Bite for Last?2022-07-28T09:25:38-04:00

Honey Helps The Gut, But Should We Eat It?

2022-07-28T11:16:39-04:00

Honey may contain heath benefits, but does that mean we should eat it? The answer to this question is not necessarily clear cut. The benefits have been documented in literature for many years, but are the benefits worth the added calories and increased amount of glucose? In the age of keto diets and fasting, sugars [...]

Honey Helps The Gut, But Should We Eat It?2022-07-28T11:16:39-04:00
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