Be Well

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 out loud, 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....

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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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Don’t Be Fooled by Honey and Agave

If you are interested in living a healthy lifestyle, chances are you’ve heard that sugar is public enemy number one. Drill into the topics and you’ll learn there are lots of different kinds of sugar. Glucose, found in most foods, fuels our cells and we can’t survive without it. On the other side of the sugar spectrum is fructose. It‘s found in cane and beet sugar, fruits, vegetables, and honey. And it...

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What Makes Our Syrups Stand Out?

No matter how much we try to kick our sugar habits, sugar is addictive by nature. Does that mean we have to give up the tastes we love? Not any more! NuStevia Cocoa Syrup tastes amazing, and replaces all that unhealthy sugar with our unique Stevia sweetener. Whether it’s on pancakes or waffles Saturday morning, in a glass of hot chocolate, or used for simple syrup in a winter time cocktail, our...

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No Sugar Added Alternatives for Fall

The harvest is a traditional time of celebration. Though most of us no longer mark the season by storing our own grain, salting meat and preserving fruits and vegetables, it’s still a joyous time of year, when eating and socializing top the charts. The only problem? Sometimes surrounding yourself with food presents problems for your diet. Especially if you have a sugar sensitivity – which often results in not feeling well when...

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