The Optimum Number of Almonds to Eat in One Day

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Before we dive into how many almonds would constitute a healthy snack, I couldn’t help but share this cute little video. How many almonds can a chipmunk stuff in his mouth? More than I ever thought! In one of last week’s blog posts I wrote about how scientists discovered that eating 2 oz of almonds […]

Posted on June 12th, 2018

How Almonds Can Help Control Diabetes

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Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. As of this writing, it is thought that 29.1 million Americans have the disease and up to 8.1 million may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition. And it is thought that 1 out of 3 people in this country has pre-diabetes—when blood sugar is higher than […]

Posted on June 5th, 2018

How Nut Butter Can Help You Go Gluten-free

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If you’re living with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, navigating the world of what’s gluten-free and what isn’t can be a frustrating experience. For example, oats are typically gluten-free. But what if those oats are processed in a factory used to process other cereals like wheat? Or what if a product like almond butter is […]

Posted on April 27th, 2018

How to Use Nuts to Lower Your Cholesterol

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Did your doctor tell you your cholesterol was getting a bit high at your last doctor’s visit? More than 102 million Americans over the age of 20 have total cholesterol levels higher than what is considered healthy.  That’s about a third of the population! And given that high cholesterol increases your risk of heart disease […]

Posted on April 18th, 2018

Snacking with Nuts Can Lower Diabetes Risks

Did you know that eating nuts as part of a healthy Mediterranean style diet can reduce your risk of getting diabetes by 52%? And if you’re already a type 2 diabetic, eating just 2 oz a day of nuts combined with this diet could improve insulin resistance, significantly reduce your fasting blood sugar, reduce cholesterol, […]

Posted on March 13th, 2018

Brainy People Eat Walnuts, Almonds and Pistachios!

What should you eat if you want a healthy brain? Nuts! A number of recent studies point to tree nuts as being useful for cognitive function and memory. It might even be possible to reverse age-related declines! Some of the most useful nuts are walnuts, almonds and pistachios. Let’s take a look at what they […]

Posted on February 1st, 2018

Snack Your Way to Health with Maisie Jane’s

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Did you know that 92% of Americans snack at least once a day? Unfortunately, most of us are choosing fattening empty calorie snacks like cookies, candy, ice cream, and chips, usually with a sugary soda added to boot! And this is leading to an epidemic of heart disease, obesity and diabetes in the United States […]

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

The Healthiest Nuts are Here at Maisie Jane’s!

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Here at the Nut Blog we’re wild about nuts! We love growing them, creating great nut products with them, cooking with them, searching out great recipes and coming up with our own, or just eating them by the handful. And, of course, we’re thrilled that our nuts are grown in ecologically sustainable ways and are […]

Posted on October 10th, 2017

Need More Sleep? Eat Some Almonds!

I recently came across a very interesting and, I’m sorry to say, quite disturbing article on sleep deprivation. Apparently, lack of sleep has become so widespread that it is considered epidemic. In fact, it’s gotten so bad that many people who actually get the recommended eight hours a night think of themselves as lazy! Unfortunately, […]

Posted on October 5th, 2017

Snacking is Good for You! Maisie Jane’s Can Help.

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Need to lose weight and still keep yourself energized throughout the day? Then you need to snack and Maisie Jane’s is here to help you do that in the most healthy and delicious ways possible. Most people get hungry every 3-4 hours. But meal times in our modern world tend to be spaced out much […]

Posted on September 28th, 2017