Weight Loss

6 Easy Recipes That Incorporate Nuts Into Any Diet

Last week, I shared how incorporating nuts into your diet can help weight loss and also reduce pain. Here's the fun part- savory recipes to enjoy as you reap the benefits that nuts have to offer. Walnuts: Blackberry Butternut Squash Salad Walnuts have a hefty texture that makes them a good centerpiece in meatless dishes.… Continue reading 6 Easy Recipes That Incorporate Nuts Into Any Diet

Living With Chronic Pain

Nuts Can Help Ease Pain

Wednesday I discussed how nuts can help weight loss. Now there’s an added benefit- it can help with chronic pain as well. Arthritis is often caused by joint inflammation, leading to restricted motion and chronic pain. Nuts could help to reduce those issues due to their ability to lower some markers of inflammation. Nuts, including… Continue reading Nuts Can Help Ease Pain

Weight Loss

Nuts May Help Weight Loss

Americans love snacking. As a society, we eat twice as many snacks as we did a generation ago. Women, on average, nosh on upwards of 400 snack calories per day, according to federal survey data. Men consume almost 600 calories a day in between meals. This isn’t to say it’s a bad idea. In my… Continue reading Nuts May Help Weight Loss