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5 Reasons To Start Using Chia Seeds

Do you use chia seeds?<p>Chia seeds are something that have been used for quite a long time and they can have a great impact on your health.<p>Don't worry, …

6 surprising health benefits of hemp seeds

<b>(Shutterstock/JGade)</b><p>It’s not just for stoners. Hemp is known to reduce the effects of eczema and even lower the risk of heart attack<p>Larry Schwartz<p>November 1, 2015 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Among the many benefits of the legalization of marijuana would be eliminating …

Cannabis

Seeds are powerhouses in your diet

Seeds are sprouting up in recipes, in grocery stores, on cooking shows and in conversations about a eating a well-balanced diet. A simple way to …

Nutrition

Six fats you must eat to stay lean

I was a child of the 80s and a young adult of the 90s. You may remember the fad of the time - low fat/no fat diets. The legacy of this fad continues …

Nutrition

Hemp seed health benefits: complete protein, heart health and fiber

The seeds of the hemp plant will not produce the psychoactive qualities that are associated with the cannabis family of plants, but hemp seeds can …

Nutrition

Russia Is Suffering A 'Buckwheat Panic'

Hard-hit by falling oil prices and Western economic sanctions imposed over the Kremlin's role in the Ukrainian crisis, Russia is seeing a catastrophic depreciation of the ruble and steep inflation.<p>But while Russians grumble about the rising price of chicken, cheese or sausage, it was only when …

How buckwheat sheds light on Russia's soul

<b>As the rouble loses value against the US dollar and inflation increases, what do buckwheat sales say about the Russian state of mind?</b><p>Legend has it that, 1,000 years ago, when Greek monks spread Christianity to Russia, they brought with them more than just the Bible. They brought a grain, a seed, so …

Lower blood pressure naturally and improve heart health

(NaturalHealth365) Around 70 million Americans have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control; that’s nearly one third of the …

The super seed square-off: Which is healthier?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>My trainer suggested I add hemp hearts to my smoothie. How are they different from flax or chia seeds? Are they healthier?<p><b>THE ANSWER</b><p>It used to be we sprinkled wheat germ on food to get a boost of vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. Today, so-called "super seeds" like chia, flax and …

The Truth About 6 "Superfood" Seeds

When it comes to nutrition-dense superfoods, seeds are having a bit of a moment. But do they deserve their health halo? “There is an obsession with …

Nutrition

The Best Seeds to Add to Your Smoothie

Claims that <b>chia seeds</b> increase endurance have yet to be backed by research, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t eat them. Two ounces contains 360 milligrams of calcium—more than a full glass of milk.<p><b>Pumpkin seeds</b> are a terrific source of iron—a mineral often depleted during intense exercise—and …

Q: Are hemp protein and hemp seeds really that nutritious?

See how just a little bit of this seed can be a powerhouse for your muscles<p>This cousin to cannabis can get you high—in protein, that is. A 30-gram handful of hemp seeds (2 or 3 tablespoons) contains 10 grams of protein, plus 1 to 3 grams of fiber and about 200 milligrams of magnesium, a mineral …

Nutrition

The New Super Seed You Need to Try

There seems to be a seed revolution happening on supermarket shelves these days. Everything from breakfast cereals to granola bars to yogurts has …

Nutrition

The Benefits of Hemp Seeds for Stress Relief

It’s amazing how much nutrition one tiny seed can contain. All seeds are some of the most powerful foods one can eat containing amino acids …

Nutrition

All About Dried Goji Berries, the Superfood Raisin

Like raisins? You should know about goji berries.<p>On first glance, dried goji berries look like nothing more remarkable than slightly oversized red raisins. But these nutrient-dense berries, which taste like a cross between cranberry, cherry, and tomato, make regular appearances on the Instagrams of …

Why Wolfberries (Goji Berries) can Improve your Eyesight

By onApril 25, 2012 in Anti_aging, Dailys, Eating Right, Food, Nutrition<p>Have you ever heard of wolfberries or sometimes also known as goji berries? …

Immune System

Major Goji Berry Health Benefits | Myths Revealed

Understanding Goji Berry<p>For more than two thousand years traditional healers in China have used goji berry, also known as wolfberry or lycium for a …

Dry Skin

Goji Berries: A Superfood?

They are very easy to grow yourself, but take time to start producing fruit. Put three of the dried berries in a small pot of damp, non-peat based …

Mayo Clinic

Ask the Diet Doctor: What's Up with the Hemp Seeds Hype?

<b>Q:</b> Is hemp as healthy as it seems?<p><b>A:</b> Yes, hemp seeds provide a solid nutritional punch akin to flaxseeds. They won't revolutionize your health, but …

Nutrition

Smoothie Seed Breakdown

We wanted to investigate an ingredient that’s transforming smoothies: seeds. Not only can we toss them in power-boosting Vitamix blends – they also …