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“The right mix of nuts and dried fruits is all you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle”

July 31, 2017
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JP Singh, Executive Chef at Bukhara Chef J.P. Singh is the Executive Chef at Bukhara Restaurant (Delhi, India), winner of the 2017 INC Award for Excellence in Gastronomy. An expert in Indian Cuisine, Chef J.P., as he is affectionately known, honed his skills at the Institute of Hotel Management, Delhi, and further enhanced this knowledge at […]

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Nuts and Dried Fruits – Today’s Perfect Snack

April 19, 2017
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Although snacking could at first sight be deemed insignificant, it stands in fact as a pivotal element in people’s diet. Especially in current times, when new lifestyle patterns have undoubtedly changed and people have now less time, constantly rush and seem to live in a permanent hurry-up. In this new scenario, meals have become somehow […]

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“Nuts and dried fruits are among the ingredients that we use most in our kitchen”

March 24, 2017
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Enrico Crippa, Executive Chef at Piazza Duomo Enrico Crippa trained under some of the most renowned chefs in Europe. Christian Willer, Ghislaine Arabian, Antoine Westermann, Michel Bras and Ferran Adrià are among the masters who have inspired his career. He started in the restaurant business when he was 16 and, at the age of 25, […]

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Nuts in the Mediterranean Diet

February 3, 2017
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The Mediterranean Diet is much more than a food pattern. Besides its longstanding tradition and prized guidelines lies a valuable cultural heritage, a rich and balanced lifestyle combining popular recipes, seasonal products, celebrations and cherished culinary habits. Nuts in the Mediterranean Diet display a significant role, although there are other fundamental ingredients that cannot be […]

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The Role of Prunes in Bone Health

January 12, 2017
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As the demographic shift to an older population continues, a growing number of men and women will be diagnosed with osteoporosis and a search for potential non-pharmacological alternative therapies is increasing. In addition to existing drug therapies, certain lifestyle and nutritional factors are known to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. The benefits of prune consumption […]

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Nuts and Christmas, a perfect marriage

December 22, 2016
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We are not mistaken if we say that Christmas have become one of the most festive seasons of the year, especially at Western cultures. Beyond its Catholic origins, there are many traditions associated to Christmas. Some of them stem from deep rooted cultural manifestations, while others arise from modern lifestyles. Irrespective of cultures, countries or […]

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“When cooking without meat, or even with meat, nuts and dried fruits add a deep flavor and layers of texture plus good nutrients”

December 1, 2016
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Mollie Katzen, cookbook author Mollie Katzen is the author of one of the best-selling vegetarian cookbook of all time (the famous Moosewood Cookbook). However, being considered the most influential personality of vegetarian cuisine in America does not prevent her from using meat in some of her culinary creations. With a combined six million copies in […]

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Five Benefits of Eating Nuts and Dried Fruits

November 10, 2016
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Benefits of nuts and dried fruits may help to improve our health and to prevent some diseases when included regularly in eating habits. Because of their interesting nutritional profile, some studies have evaluated the impact that nuts have on health and have observed an inverse association between the frequency of nut consumption and cardiovascular disease […]

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The role of nuts in a vegan diet

October 6, 2016
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By Nucis Germany. Ute Dujardin (Dipl.-Oecotroph.). Nutritionist at the Clinic for Internal, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Essen. In recent years there has been a slow but continuous increase in attraction to vegetarian or even vegan diets, especially among younger individuals. They offer many health benefits but in order to avoid nutritional deficiencies and to provide […]

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Dried Fruits: Dispelling the Sugar Myths

September 9, 2016
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By Jennette Higgs, Consultant Dietitian. California Prune Board. Traditional dried fruits have historically been considered a nutritious snack choice in parts of the world where abundant sunshine enabled drying fruits for preservation, such as the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Clarifying some misconceptions, perpetuated as myths, about sugar concentration in dried fruits has become a […]

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Nuts Are Everywhere this Summer

August 4, 2016
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Summer time implies some minor changes in our daily habits. Menus, schedules and routines are somewhat altered by this wonderful season called summer. Nuts in summer result in a lovely and healthy choice fitting easily into each and every context. Nuts in summer, such as almonds, Amazonia (Brazil) nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, […]

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“Great texture and depth of flavor are the best qualities of nuts and dried fruits in cuisine”

July 26, 2016
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Christopher Kostow Chef at The Restaurant at Meadowood and INC Award for Excellence in Gastronomy 2016 Christopher Kostow,  is a Chicago native, trained in kitchens far and wide: from a Paris bistro to the Michelin-starred Le Jardin des Sens in Montpellier. He soon became top toque at Chez TJ in Mountain View, California, garnering the restaurant many […]

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