• What’s the Real Problem with Eating Nuts?

    All nuts, and seeds contain a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and protein. They each have their own distinct mix that makes each one unique in its benefits. For instance, walnuts contain more antioxidants than all other tree and ground nuts, according to data published in the February 2012 issue of Food & Function. Those healthful antioxidants help the body fight the free radicals (from other foods and the environment) that cause cell damage and can lead to premature aging, metabolic disease, and cancer. Plus, walnuts are also the richest in omega-3 fatty acids, which fights inflammation that leads to many other...

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  • Michelle’s Story

    I felt like I was pregnant.  My stomach hurt.  I was tired all the time.  My belly looked like a kickball, my clothes didn’t fit and I was gaining weight. And I was working out everyday and reducing my calories to 1,200 a day getting ready for a fitness competition. How could this be happening?  Let me dial it back to beginning of 2012.  I started noticing strange things happening after eating.  At first, I ignored them.  I thought, “Oh, that was just some spicy food” or “Oh, that was just some crummy fast food.”  I’d take an antacid or...

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