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3 Reasons Why Pistachios Can Boost Your Health

Pistachios can pack a powerful punch for health. That’s because these little green gems are a great source of nutrition, and are brimming with vitamins and nutrients. Making nuts such as pistachios a part of your everyday eating is associated with decreased risk of death from cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease. Pistachios and other nuts are … Read More

Recipe: Healthy Almond and Coconut Trail Mix

This trail mix fits easily in a pocket or purse, and can help you avoid spur-of-the-moment fast food or other unhealthy choices. The key is to include a protein source, such as the nuts and seeds found in this trail mix recipe, as well as a fiber source, provided by the nuts, seeds, whole grains … Read More

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Recipe: Quick, Heart-Healthy Guacamole

Avocados get three-fourths of their calories from fat — but because it is monounsaturated fat and because avocados are low in calories, you can enjoy eating them in good health. Serve with low-fat tortilla chips, or try an arrangement of crudités. A great source of monounsaturated fat and potassium, this version beats the store-bought varieties … Read More

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Recipe: Heart-Healthy Snack Mix

All trail mix is not created equal. Sometimes, sugar and fat can ruin what seems like a healthy snack option. This recipe is not only satisfying and flavorful — it is also good for you and good for your heart. Just remember that nuts, in particular, pack a calorie-punch, so a little goes a long … Read More