Crunchy, filling, and nutritious, nuts are a fantastic food to have on hand. They’re a good source of fiber, healthy fats, and plant protein. Plus, they’re great on their own, paired with fruit, or added to dishes like salads, desserts, and grains. What’s more, research suggests that eating more nuts may support a healthy body […]
Nuts can seem like forbidden fruit to dieters. A heaping handful might contain up to 10% of the daily caloric needs for a medium-sized man. And the generous dusting of salt on packaged snack nuts says “beware” to anyone trying to control high blood pressure. But nuts are worth the “risks” if you know how […]
How might nuts help your heart? Research has found that people who are at risk of a heart attack can cut their risk by eating a healthy diet that includes nuts. Research suggests that eating nuts may: Lower your low-density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which play a major role in the […]
Nuts and heart disease risk Including nuts as part of your diet has been linked with a lower risk of heart disease. Although high in fats, nuts are good sources of healthy fats (such as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats), and are low in (unhealthy) saturated fats. This combination of ‘good fats’, makes nuts heart healthy […]
Nuts are a fantastic source of healthy fat, fiber and protein. And many studies have shown they have a number of health benefits. In this video I’m looking at 5 of the healthiest nuts you can eat.
The Healthy RC C.A.S.A. (Cocinando, Amigos, Saludables, y Alegres) cooking class is a free healthy cooking series for both youth and adults. Chef Geno teaches nutrition education, while making delicious recipes for you and your family to enjoy! Today’s recipe features a healthy snack for when you are on the go. Check out this recipe […]