Be Well

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 over the last couple of years; but this sweetener is far from being 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...

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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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5 Ways to Lower Your Sugar Intake

No matter where you turn, sugar is in almost everything nowadays! Products you think are healthy (we're talking about you, yogurt) can be loaded with unnecessary sugar. It can seem impossible to avoid sugar, but we've got some tips to help.  The American Heart Association recommends you limit your daily sugar intake to 6 teaspoons for women and 9 teaspoons for men. We think this should be closer to 0. Unfortunately, the average American...

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Earth Day Activity

Every day is Earth Day here at NuNaturals! We are firm believers in reducing our footprint as much as we can. Just recently we have installed solar panels to help lower the amount of electricity we use. Little things like this can make a big difference! One of our favorite things to do is reuse everything and find a new purpose for items. That's how we came up with this fun little...

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What is the Keto Diet?

We can all agree that fat gets a bad rap. Many tend to lean toward consuming low-fat or non-fat diets simply because eating fats must mean you’ll gain fat, right? Wrong! Our bodies are way more complex than that. People are turning toward consuming diets with high amounts of fat in the effort to lose weight. This diet is called the keto diet, also known as the low carb diet, ketogenic diet, low...

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Earth Day 2017 - Our Accomplishments, Contributions, and Commitments

Some updates on what NuNaturals has been doing to help create a more sustainable and regenerative plant. Fellow Earthlings,  At our core, NuNaturals' purpose has always been "Helping to Keep You Well." When my dad founded NuNaturals 27 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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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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