Crazy about Nuts! Pine Nuts and the color blue..

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The word “nut” is commonly refered to as the shell-encased seed of a tree. There about 300 varieties of different types of nuts. They all have different positive effect on the mind and the benefits. They are packed with healthy oils. If you put them into a heated pan in a skillet, you will be able to bring out the oils in the nuts that you use for cooking. Oils are used for medicinal purposes, and used in salads.

The top oils are olive, coconut, sesame, almond oil, avocado oil, , and canola. They are preferred for cooking.

Here is a little ditty….eventhough nuts have a high fat content, it would be easy to think that people who eat nuts frequently would be heavier than a person who didnt indulge. But survey says, that people who consumed the most nuts, were less obese.

Nuts protect you from : Diabetes, Heart Attacks, and many other ailments with digestion, and our skin, it is a good substitute for saturated fats, that are found primarily in meat and dairy products.

Nuts are full of vitamin E and by eating nuts and whole grains, there is lesss of a need to be concerned about taking the supplement vitamin E.

The major problem with nuts this that the seeds can become rancid and lose their nutirients. Rancidity causes irritation to the lining of the stomach and intestines. It also destroys vitamins A, E, and F in the food. it can cause a gall bladder and liver system problems. The detoriation begins immediately.

Here are some tips:

Buy nuts only in the shell, they will last longer. Store all hulled Nuts in a dark area that is cool. Light and high heat speeds up the oxidation process. Always store in glass, do not use plastic.

And always buy organic, this avoids poisons and toxins that can accumulate in the seeds.

Seeds and Nuts that have the most healing properties are:

Almonds, Black Sesame Seeds, Chia Seeds, Coconut, Flax Seeds, Peanuts, Pine Nuts, Pistachio, Pumpkin and Squash Seeds, sunflower Seeds, and Walnuts.

The color Blue is the color of the sky and the sea. It has a positive affect on the mind and body.. It brings peace and calm , and slows metabolism and produces a calming effect.

Remember to make a memory every day and don’t apologize for who you are…rebecca