Six Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

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Pumpkin seeds are one of the hidden gems of nutrition for those looking to live a longer and healthier life. Switching out your normal snack for pumpkin seeds could make a huge difference for your health. Here are six extraordinary benefits of incorporating pumpkin seeds into your diet. 1. Packed Full of the Good Fats (Omegas) As we discussed here, omegas are essential to physical and mental health. 28 grams of pumpkin seeds have 13 grams of fat, with 6 grams of omega-6s. Pumpkin seeds are also extremely nutritious with high levels of iron, vitamin K, zinc, phosphorous, manganese, magnesium,...

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The Case for Plant-Based Diets: Health

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Plant-based diets are associated with numerous health benefits versus non-vegetarian diets. Factors like life longevity, inflammation, chronic disease, skin, and BMI are just a few of the benefits. Plant-based eating gives people lower calorie density and higher nutrient and antioxidant filled food versus animal protein which is high in saturated fat, calories, and has little to no antioxidant benefits. There is a reason that cultures who have plant based diets like the inhabitants of rural China went thousands of years without any trace of heart disease. All information below is sourced from the U.S. National Institute of Health (NCBI), American...

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Five Better Plant-Based Protein Alternatives to Beef

Nicholas Orsini
The team takes a look at five high protein plant-based sources which are healthier than beef.
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