Be Well

Baking Substitution Tips & Tricks

If you're like us, you've been baking more. A LOT more. Some recipes may require equipment you don't have on hand. Don't let that stop you! Here are some hacks for making do with what you've got without leaving home: No rolling pin? A wine bottle works just as well! Baking a pie that calls for blind baking the crust? Use rice or dried beans instead of weights. Want to bake keto...

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Fitness Coach Feature: Need to Know Facts on Collagen

Caroline Jordan has been working in the health and wellness industry for over 16 years. She is a certified coach and works to help people be their best selves through health and fitness. Here she shares the importance of collagen and how she uses NuNaturals Collagen Peptides in her diet.  Collagen is all the rage right now in the wellness world. Taking collagen as a supplement has been said to help with joint pain, digestion, and skin/hair/nail health...

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5 Tips to Succeed at Meal Prepping

Kat (@katalysthealth on instagram and proud mama of Katalyst Health) is a certified health coach, soon to be personal trainer, and queen of creating delicious sugar free recipes. Here she shares her top tips to staying on track with meal tracking!   Fad or not, meal prepping seems to be the one trend that isn’t going away, even as a New Year begins. If you've always wanted to give meal prepping a try but have been wavering...

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All About Monk Fruit!

Monk fruit has been growing in popularity recently, but this sweetener is far from new! Centuries ago, monks discovered the gourds and used it for traditional Chinese medicine. Monk Fruit, also known as Luo Han Guo, isn't like other fruits. The sweetness found in monk fruit extracts and sweeteners come from mogrosides, which provide sweetness without the calories. At around 200 times sweeter than sugar, this zero-calorie, zero-carbohydrate natural sweetener is a terriffic alternative to...

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Maltodextrin FAQ

Here at NuNaturals, we are committed to health and sweetness. In an effort to make your life a little sweeter, we offer a range of sweeteners to accommodate many sugar-free lifestyles.  One of our popular sweeteners is our NuStevia White Stevia Powder, which is a blend of stevia and maltodextrin. Maltodextrin is a prevalent ingredient in many packaged foods and it comes from corn. Given those two pieces of information, maltodextrin is...

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What is the Keto Diet?

Remember when low-fat or non-fat diets used to be all the rage? People mistakenly assumed that eating fats must mean you'd gain fat. Our bodies are way more complicated than that. Fat isn't the villain it was made out to be after all. The keto diet helps people lose weight while consuming high amounts of fat. The body's insulin levels become very low, actually making it easier to burn fat. Aside from...

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Earth Day 2020

Some updates on what NuNaturals has been doing to help create a more sustainable and regenerative HQ. Fellow Earthlings,  At our core, NuNaturals' purpose has always been "Helping to Keep You Well." When my dad founded NuNaturals 30 years ago, he set out to create a company that makes good products to keep people healthy, takes great care of its employees, and helps to make the world a better place. I heard...

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Health Benefits of Vanilla

Vanilla: The most expensive spice behind saffron, and believed to be the most delicious spice in the world (a study found it even beats chocolate!) It’s a very well-known spice as it’s found in everything from chocolate chip cookies to scented candles. But less known are the health benefits of vanilla! Vanilla extract, the delicious ingredient that flavors the best desserts, comes from the vanilla bean, or pod. This pod grows from...

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5 Ways to Remove Sugar from Your Thanksgiving Dinner

The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s going to take some extra vigilance to stay sugar-free. We’ve got a few ideas on how to remove sugar from your Thanksgiving and holiday dinners. 1. Skipping Dessert Isn't An Option Eliminating dessert from holiday meals is just not an option. Traditional pumpkin pie serves up 25 grams (6 teaspoon) of sugar per slice. And who has only one small slice of pie?...

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