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Chicken Almond Cranberry Salad Recipe

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Chicken Almond Cranberry Salad Recipe

Ingredients: 1 bag (8 oz) field greens 2 packages (6 oz each) refrigerated roast chicken breast cuts 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 1 bag of Dajia’s Super Snacks, Almond Cranberry flavor 1/2 cup prepared light or regular raspberry vinaigrette Directions: In large bowl, toss all ingredients except vinaigrette. Pour vinaigrette over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 4 (2-cup) servings....

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Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Posted by on 12:19 am in Nuts, Omega-3s | 0 comments

Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

  Nutritious Hemp seeds are exceptionally nutritious and rich in healthy fats, protein and various minerals. They are hard not to love. Rich in essential fatty acids, they are also a great protein source and contain high amounts of vitamin E, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc. High in Omega-3s With an excellent 3:1 balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, hemp seeds promote cardiovascular health. This balance of fatty acids can also relieve dry skin and reduce the need for skin medication. Hemp...

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Eating Nuts Can Help Your Heart

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Eating Nuts Can Help Your Heart

People who eat nuts as part of a heart-healthy diet can lower the low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol level in their blood. High LDL is one of the primary causes of heart disease. Eating nuts may reduce your risk of developing blood clots that can cause a fatal heart attack. Nuts also appear to improve the health of the lining of your arteries.  

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Nuts are Underrated as Nutritious Snacks

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Nuts are underrated as nutritious snacks — particularly raw tree nuts, such as almonds, cashews, walnuts, and more, which have been linked to lower cholesterol, better heart health, weight control, and even a lower cancer risk. Unfortunately, too few Americans eat nuts regularly: They account for less than eight percent of daily antioxidant intake. “That may be because people are afraid of the fat and calories in nuts, or they find plain nuts boring,” says Joy Bauer, Today Show nutritionist and bestselling author. “That’s a shame,...

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Almonds are a Proven Healthy Snack

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Many studies show that almonds have real health benefits. Like other nuts, they are high in protein, fiber, healthy monounsaturated fats, minerals, and other nutrients. They are also high in vitamin E, an antioxidant. One researcher, David Jenkins MD, has done many studies of the effects of almonds. In a study, he tested 27 men and women with high cholesterol over three months. People who ate about a handful of almonds a day lowered their bad LDL cholesterol by 4.4%. Those who ate two handfuls lowered it by 9.4%. The results were published in...

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