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Everyone's Going Nutty For Nuts!

There have been many recent developments in the food industry pointing towards even more benefits from eating nuts then had been previously thought! Most people don’t realise that a nut is technically a type of fruit in a hard shell. Nuts typically used in cooking such as peanuts are considered to be something different despite being used and consumed in the same fashion. In this article, we are going to focus on the reasons why we’re going nutty for nuts and how they can really improve your diet and life! Although nuts are thought of as being high in fats as well as calories, they have been scientifically proven to help with weight loss. These high calorie or kilojoule counts...

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Kuranda Wholefood's Top Three Antioxidant Stars

The theme of this week’s blog follows the superpowers given to us by antioxidants. It’s especially difficult to keep up with the required number of antioxidants in the western world, with so many foods being heavily processed. Antioxidants fight off our bodies free radicals keeping our cells and tissue healthy. If antioxidant levels drop below free radical levels our bodies are at risk of broken down tissue, overloaded immune system, damaged or mutated cells and accelerated ageing. With all that being said let’s jump into Kuranda Wholefood’s top three antioxidant stars. 1.)    Berries! From blueberries to raspberries to acai berries, these little guys are chock full of free radical fighting stars. Acai berries can even contain up to 18,000...

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