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The Nut Butter Breakdown

The Nut Butter Breakdown

Q: I love peanut butter, but what is there to know about it? A: Well, you might not know that peanuts are a legume, even though they’re often categorized with almonds, walnuts, pecans and other fatty nuts. Of course, it’s all the good fats, like what ...

Go Nuts for Black Walnuts

Paired with apples in baked desserts or strewn across vinaigrette-topped salads, walnuts are known for their rich flavor and healthy omega-3 content. There are two types of walnuts: the English or Persian (which is most popular and widely used throug ...
Pan-Seared Citrus Mahi

Pan-Seared Citrus Mahi

February is Heart Health Month,  and what better way to celebrate than to  try a new heart-healthy recipe? The American Heart Association recommends eating fish (preferably fatty fish, rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids) at least twice a week. Mah ...
4 Ways to Love Your Heart This February

4 Ways to Love Your Heart This February

Did you know that a healthy heart typically pumps oxygen-rich blood to every part of the body 100,000 times a day? And that the heart has its own electrical system to control your heartbeat? February is American Heart Month, and while you should care ...
Fishin’ for Fish Oil?

Fishin’ for Fish Oil?

Q: What exactly is fish oil? A: We’re glad you asked! Fish oil is derived from the tissues of oily fish. The oil acts as a carrier for fatty acids, such as the ever-so-important omega-3s. EPA  (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic ac ...