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Superstar Nuts & Seeds That Keep you Healthy & Sharp

August 26, 2020

a handful of raw pumpkin seeds

They’re Must Haves in your food pantry. They pack a crunch when you get those crunchy snack cravings. They’re rich in proteins, fats, fibre, vitamins, and minerals. I’m talking about nuts and seeds – the raw kind.

There isn’t any one kind that’s ultimately the best for you and that’s why it’s better to mix them up and get a variety.

So here’s my list of Must Haves to keep in your food pantry and why they’ll keep you young and sharp!

a schematic of the human brain 

  • Raw Organic Almonds – A sizeable handful each day helps lower your LDL cholesterol within a few weeks!

  • Raw Organic Walnuts – Contain a fair amount of ellagic acid that’s also high in berries and has been shown to fight cancer.

  • Raw Organic Cashews – It’s your creamy and delicious nut that boosts serotonin, elevating mood and reducing anxiety. This natural Rx is rich in tryptophan, an amino acid and a precursor to serotonin and melatonin. Some argue that a couple daily handfuls compares to today’s SSRIs.

  • Raw Organic Hemp Seeds – Almost a complete protein because it doesn’t contain the amino acid, Leucine and it’s also low on the amino acid Lycine BUT it’s rich in so many vitamins and minerals and it contains a good balance of Omega-6 fatty acids and Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-3’s being in higher concentration. That balance is what you want in order to fight inflammation and support brain health!

  • Raw Organic Flax Seeds – Rich in ALA (alphalinoleic acid), an Omega-3 fatty acid for brain health. It’s important to crush or grind the seeds in order to get their nutrients!

  • Raw Organic Chia Seeds – They’re the “Toxin Puller Outer”! You know that these expand and stick to toxins right? They become gelatinous and expand, sticking to toxins and pulling them out of your gut. We’re so impressed with their health boosting properties that it’s why we add them to our JUICE CLEANSES!

  • Raw Organic Pumpkin Seeds – Contain heart-healthy and muscle-relaxing magnesium. Most people aren’t getting nearly enough magnesium so add these to your pantry and eat a handful or two daily.

  • Raw Organic Sunflower Seeds – They’re a no-brainer because they’re delicious on top of salads! They’re also rich in vitamin E for skin health.

  • Raw Organic Sesame Seeds – Super rich in calcium, and also delicious on top of your salad so be sure to get your daily dose for strong teeth and bones!

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