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Various types of nuts and seeds are natures own health food, in a compact and convenient form. There’re also delicious and versatile, and can be consumed in a number of different ways. Many people however are reluctant to make nuts a staple of their diet, because of the perception that they may be fattening. The nutritional value of nuts is immense and contributes to overall health as well as providing energy boosts for the short term. All kinds of nuts, from the less-known white chia seeds to favorites like peanuts and macadamia nuts have their own special benefits.
The nutritional value of nuts
There’s a reason why nuts are so popular around the world. They’re a healthy and convenient way to get a boost of energy. They have short term benefits as well as long-term nutritional value for a healthy and disease-free lifestyle. When mothers pack a snack of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for their kids, they know these are actually power snacks that w (more…)
There are many people who may wonder why it is worth it to buy raw bee pollen. After all, why would you buy raw bee pollen when you could just buy raw organic honey? But there are uses for both and reasons to buy raw bee pollen and buy raw honey both.
The bee is a fascinating creature, one that is integral to our survival. Surprisingly, bees are pretty fast, typically able to fly as fast as fifteen miles per hour. To pollinate enough flowers to make even just a pound of honey, one honey bee would need to fly a total of ninety thousand miles – this is equivalent to one whole trip around the globe. The average honey bee typically produces only around one twelfth of a tablespoon of honey in its entire lifespan. This is why bees work together, working as a hive to produce significant quantities of honey. For humans, bees are hugely important, as they pollinate our crops, helping to keep them alive and available for growth and (more…)
With summer almost upon us, many people’s minds are turning towards summer treats, like ice cream, gelato, and sorbets (though a surprising amount of ice cream is bought and consumed during the winter months). It’s one of the most popular desserts in the United States. In fact, during any given two-week period, 40% of Americans will be eating ice cream, per research by the NPD Group. Ice cream parties are a great idea for child’s summer birthday and ice cream party supplies (like ice cream cups with lids, colored spoons, and disposable ice cream cups) are easy to find. There are also now more options available if people are vegan or lactose-intolerant, meaning that everyone can enjoy frozen treats. So let’s discuss what you should have on hand for an ice cream party, what some of the key differences between popular frozen desserts are, and other fun ice cream facts!
Ice Cream Vs. Gel (more…)
All across the United States, people love ice cream. All varieties are popular, from soft serve to scooped, from gelato to frozen yogurt, even popsicles becomes increasingly popular during summer months. After all, eating a cone of ice cream is the perfect way to end a long summer day – it makes sense that June is the month where the most is produced in the entire year.
Ice cream is one of the preferred dessert options in the United States, and nearly ten percent of all milk produced by dairy farmers in the United States is sent for the production of ice cream and other similar items, like gelato. Ice cream, though creamy and rich, is (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
People who want to help their bodies fight against diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer should consider adding nuts to their diet. Research from Harvard has found lower incidents of these common diseases in people who eat about two servings of nuts or seeds every day. Wondering how this simple addition to your diet can [...]
The weather may be getting hotter, but our appetite for a delicious, cold beer has yet to go away. If anything, spring and summer brings with it an all-new craving for the latest local brews. For those that have events and birthdays just around the corner, you’re likely wondering as to what new present you [...]
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