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Tagatose We 've searched high and low, far and wide to bring tagatose back after several years. After much hard work and searching, tagatose is back!So what is tagatose anyway?Tagatose is a natural sweetener that is derived from dairy products such as milk, in the form of whey. It is 92% as sweet as sugar, but with less than half the calories of sugar at only 38%. This makes tagatose a low-calorie...

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The Benefits of Juicing

JuicingIf you follow any of the current health trends, chances are you’ve heard about juicing. So what IS all the fuss about?For starters, juicing can be a great way to get in those recommended five fruits and vegetables a day. According to the CDC, only one-third of adults eat at least two fruits and vegetables a day, and only a quarter eat three or more a day. Enter, juicing. Juicing is an...

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Even More Reasons To Love 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 ice cream to scented candles. But less known are the health benefits of vanilla! Vanilla extract, the delicious ingredient that flavors the best of desserts, comes from the vanilla bean, or pod....

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The Health Benefits of Ginger

We all know what ginger is and how delicious it tastes, but what about the health benefits of ginger? Not only does it pack a delicious punch with its spicy taste, it also packs a health punch with its many benefits to the body! These benefits can help with everything from everyday ailments to more serious health issues. Ginger has been around for ages and originates from Southeast Asia, but its use...

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Announcing Our "NuBranding"

Dear Friends, NuNaturals has gone through so many great changes over my lifetime, but I think the changes this year are especially exciting. Earlier this year we launched our new website, and so many of you have sent us such wonderful feedback about the update. We truly appreciate hearing from you and encourage you to do the same for our new branding. We are so excited to hear what you think! We...

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Your Grain-Free Holiday Baking Guide

It can be a real struggle to maintain your healthy, sugar-free and grain-free eating habits through the holidays. Everywhere you look a chocolate reindeer or a sugar covered cookie catches your eye. Then there’s Aunt Martha rolling her eyes about your “diet” while feeding her iced shortbread to your kids. And Grandma adding white flour to the gravy when you asked her not to. Even without all the external pressure, staying on...

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Be The Healthy Holiday Star Of Potluck Season

‘Tis the season of the potluck. Whether it’s with the office, your book club, or the annual cousin holiday gathering, you want to bring a dish that nourishes body and spirit. And, while no one says it outloud, we all want to win the potluck. We can help you with that. Here are our very best suggestions to help you rock the next potluck without compromising your commitment to healthy eating. Make...

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5 Ways to Remove Sugar from Your Thanksgiving Dinner

By now, you all know the dangers of a sugar heavy diet. But 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. The Marshmallow Conspiracy Here’s the truth: marshmallows and sweet potato casserole might be your great-great Aunt Margaret’s recipe, but she didn’t come up with...

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The Best Foods to Use as Natural Sweeteners

Using naturally sweet foods instead of sugar to sweeten is a culinary trick with a long and honored past. Sugar was rationed during the Second World War, because transporting it across oceans was so dangerous. But, the people must have bread and cake. So home cooks figured out how to sweeten their foods without an endless supply of sugar. Carrot cake and fruit cake earned their popularity in victory cookbooks. We are...

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