Tag: nuts

Nuts For Longevity: Daily Handful Is Linked To Longer Life

Nuts For Longevity: Daily Handful Is Linked To Longer Life

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Men and women who were regularly munching on peanuts or tree nuts in their 30s and 40s were significantly more likely to reach their 70s, a study found. Researchers say they aren’t sure why nuts promote longevity, but they think it has to do with how they affect metabolism and satiety.

Continue Reading

5 Foods and Beverages that Nourish, Heal and Protect Your Skin

5 Foods and Beverages that Nourish, Heal and Protect Your Skin

| July 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

You are what you eat and it shows! Dr. Dara Thompson talks about which foods feed the skin and some that may help to prevent skin cancer and sunburns.

Continue Reading

Hey, Fellas, Olive Oil And Nuts Tied to Prostate Cancer Survival

Hey, Fellas, Olive Oil And Nuts Tied to Prostate Cancer Survival

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Replacing some dietary carbohydrates with vegetable fats may help keep prostate cancer from spreading. That’s the word from a study of more than 4,500 men that looked at the effects of dietary changes after their initial diagnosis.

Continue Reading

Brown Sugar and Thyme Roasted Pecans

Brown Sugar and Thyme Roasted Pecans

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Crunchy oven-roasted sugared pecans coated in a heavenly combination of brown sugar, cinnamon, and thyme, with just a touch of sea salt. Throw some over a spinach salad with blue cheese and pears for a gourmet treat, or eat by the handful.

Continue Reading

Nuts for Trader Joe’s

| February 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

As someone who’s been kicked out of countless grocery stores, camera in hand, I especially enjoyed the contraband video that Carl Willat, a San Francisco-based animation director, recorded with his humble Treo. Although the chain has stopped carrying some of my favorite products — oh sweet, spicy ginger gelato, where did you go?! — I still stop by their SoMa store before any major baking session. Nuts and dried fruit for me, unpasteurized orange juice and onion rye bread for my husband.

Continue Reading