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Nature’s shopping list: a beginner’s guide to foraging

Two years ago, The Optimist Daily published a small piece on the advantages of foraging. This means walking past the grocery store to the park or a riparian area to search for, identify, and collect your own food resources. The practice has become more popular in recent years, especially during the Read More...

The compelling case for breakf

The compelling case for breakfast salads

When imagining a perfect breakfast, many may think of eggs and bacon, or perhaps fluffy pancakes dripping with maple syrup. Salad, on the other hand, rarely makes the cut. That said, there is a solid case for throwing together a salad for breakfast. Here are five reasons you should consider Read More...

10 Reasons to purchase plenty

10 Reasons to purchase plenty of pistachios your next trip to the supermarket

With so many tasty and nutritious nuts to choose from, it’s easy to let old favorites slip from your mind. Well, we are here to remind you of the value of one mighty nut: the pistachio. You won’t see pistachios in alternative baking flours or milk because, in the US they’re only grown in Read More...

Roasted spicy chickpeas

Magnesium promotes healthy sleep. Here’s four great ways to get it

Magnesium is not only great for essential bodily functions like protein synthesis and muscle regeneration. It also promotes better sleep! If you're due for a better night of sleep, here are four magnesium-rich foods to incorporate into your daily diet. Bananas This fruit gets a lot of Read More...

Want to a greater chance of he

Want to a greater chance of healthy aging? Eat this nut

Nuts are packed with nutrients that support your well-being, but when it comes to healthy aging, one type of nut outshines the rest: walnuts! According to a recent four-year-long study, which features data from almost 34,000 women in their late 50s and early 60s, eating just two servings of Read More...

Trying to maintain your weight

Trying to maintain your weight? Make nuts a part of your daily diet

As Americans age, they gain an extra pound of weight annually on average. One way to quell this steady rise in weight is to make nuts a part of your daily diet. According to an in-depth study out of Harvard University T.H Chan School of Public Health in Boston, adding a handful of nuts—say, 12 Read More...

Including nuts in your daily d

Including nuts in your daily diet can do wonders for your brain health

Yesterday we wrote about nuts, and how feeding them to your children when they're above 6 months of age can help them avoid lifelong allergies to nuts. Making sure they avoid nut allergies is pretty important, especially after new research found that including nuts within our diets could be key to Read More...