22
MAR
2013

Black Corinth: nature’s candy

Raisins can be defined as grapes that have been dried and have a sweet taste, with a wrinkly texture. Often known as nature’s candy, they are counted amongst the most nutritious dried fruits in the whole world. Raisins are cholesterol-free, low in sodium, high in fiber and...
19
MAR
2013

Reducing risk

The pistachio nut is considered to be the cornerstone of a nutritious diet. As Science Daily (May 20, 2010) mentions, pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, lowering lipids and...
18
MAR
2013

Essential nut-rients in a delicious package

If you think almonds are just for satisfying your mid-afternoon munchies, you’re in for a surprise! These tasty tidbits pack a nutritional punch, combining tons of essential nutrients in one very delicious package. One teeny ounce of almonds contains 12% of your daily...
17
MAR
2013

Transforming a Queen into an almond tree

In Greek mythology, there is a story about why the almond tree is blessed with its lovely light pink flowers in the middle of winter: Phyllis, the queen of Thrace, thinks her beloved prince of Athens, Demophon, has abandoned her. But, unknown to her, he is slowly making his way...