Category Archives: Nuts


I have been having a huge problem lately with almonds, walnuts, macadamias, cashews and peanuts. Simply put, I cannot stop snacking on them, with out tracking and being accountable for it, when I am home. Every time I am near … Continue reading

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It’s National Almond Day!

More via Calorie Lab: Not only is February National Heart Health Month, the 16th is also dedicated to a heart-healthy nut – the almond. According to the Almond Board of California, a one-ounce handful of almonds a day may be … Continue reading

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More on these via the folks at – Even though nuts are brimming with excellent nutrition, sometimes you shy away because of the calories. But here’s a nut that may have fewer calories than you think: pistachios. A new … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter = Plenty Benefits

Sports nutritionist Nancy Clark, MS, RD, offers this great information on peanut butter at – Peanut butter is satiating and satisfying — perfect for dieters. Because you will never win the war against hunger, your best bet is to … Continue reading

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Cooking Oils

I saw this about three weeks ago via It’s Jeanine Natale’s look at olive, avocado, canola, sunflower, grapeseed, sesame, coconut, peanut, and corn oils. Here are the highlights on each: Olive oil. High in oleic acid, olive oil has … Continue reading

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Eat Fat To Get Fit

Whitney Provost over at Beachbody deserves an 11 on a scale of one to ten for sharing some great information on “the good fats.” Here are some highlights: …research shows that a moderate-fat diet (with about 35 percent of calories … Continue reading

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Real Simple’s Healthy Food “Top 30″

Real Simple Magazine suggests “The 30 Healthiest Foods” to incorporate into your diet in order to adopt a healthy eating strategy. It’s a wonderful list. In fact, I would offer to anyone and everyone that they should use it as … Continue reading

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Almonds & Almond Milk

Almonds are an amazing snack. (Twenty-three nuts have a Weight Watchers PointsPlus Value of four.)  To learn more on what these do for you, check out this information from Almonds are an easily digestible food. They are a good … Continue reading

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