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  1. Health Benefits of Peanuts

    Consuming edible nuts has a positive effect on your body when combined with a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise regime, and peanuts are no different.  They contain protein, fat, and other healthy nutrients the human body needs to function well.  In fact, there are studies that point out that consuming peanuts, as part of a healthy diet, could possibly reduce the risk of health disorders and even aid in the effective management of weight.  

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  2. Health Benefits of Hazelnuts

    Hazelnuts are a delicious snack that provide many health benefits when added to a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.  This nut, which is sweet in flavor and can be consumed in a variety of ways, contains a healthy nutritional profile that includes protein, healthy fats, and vitamins, among more....

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  3. Health Benefits of Almonds

    Almonds are heavily produced in the United States, with California being the hub of production in the country. In fact, California is also one of the major suppliers of almonds to the world, accounting for nearly 80 percent of the world market.  Almonds are amongst the heathiest nuts in the world and incorporating them, in any shape or form, as part of a well-balanced diet has an array of positive effects on the human body...

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  4. Gluten Free Nuts

    Gluten-free diets are becoming more prevalent in today’s day and age, with one in five Americans admitting to giving up gluten in their food intake.  Most food items in their natural state are gluten-free and popular options include quinoa, fruits and vegetables, eggs, unprocessed beans, tapioca, white rice, fresh meat, fish, poultry, and nuts....

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  5. Nut Consumption & Inflammation

    There is a direct link between regular nut consumption and a reduction in inflammation in the human body, as found in a study by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition...

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  6. Glycemic Index

    The Glycemic Index (GI) is the rate at which carbohydrate levels in foods increase blood glucose levels in the human body after a meal.  Nuts have low GI scores and make excellent snacks for those tracking their Glycemic load...

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  7. Pistachios - All You Need to Know

    Pistachios are a popular snack and a unique nut - read on to learn more about where they originated, how they grow, how they're harvested, and some of their common uses.

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  8. Jordan Almonds & Dark Chocolate Almonds

    Looking for a sweet snack that has the perfect crunch?  Jordan almonds and chocolate covered almonds might just be the perfect choice for you!

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  9. All About Peanuts

    Peanuts are nuts that are actually legumes native to South America.  Grown in soil rather than on a tree, peanuts are also known as ground nuts and are from the same family as soy, lentils and beans. In the United States, they are popular as a peanut butter or even in roasted form; they are rarely ever consumed raw, if at all.  Peanuts’ versatility is their selling point as they are used as various ingredients in multiple dishes...

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  10. Nut Ingredients and Vegan Food

    Vegan is a way of eating that excludes any and all animal products.  Food items such as meat, eggs, dairy, honey, and other animal-based dishes and ingredients are excluded from a vegan person's diet.  However, excluding animal products from your diet can be difficult and could possibly put the consumer at risk of nutritional deficiencies.  To mitigate that risk you must make sure your vegan diet is well-planned and rich in essential nutrients...

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