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The Real Truth Behind Agave Nectar

Agave nectar is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to sugar because of claims that it’s better for you. Agave nectar derives from the blue agave plant found in Mexico. It’s considered an “all-natural” alternative to table or refined sugar. Agave has gotten it’s fame and popularity among groups associated with diabetes and those looking to improve their health. However, a lot of information about agave nectar can be misleading and doesn’t have any scientific evidence to back it up. Let's break down the myths and get to the truth about agave and the effects it has on your body. Agave is...

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The Difference Between Raw, Pasteurized and Roasted Almonds

In 2007, the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) with help from the Almond Board of California, passed a law requiring all almonds sold in commercial quantities to undergo pasteurization in order to prevent salmonella contamination. That means that just about every almond eaten in the United States has been pasteurized.  Almond Pasteurization and Raw Almonds The most common form of pasteurization consists of using steam to kill any surface bacteria that might be on the almonds. Our concern was what that did to the nutritional value of the nuts themselves. The steam is only applied to the almonds for...

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Legendary Foods Tips and Recipes for a healthy lifestyle

Healthy living isn't just about one specific element but a combinations of healthy and conscious choices that help the body stay fit both physically and mentally. Legendary Foods goal is to provide you with a holistic approach to being the healthiest version of yourself by giving you tips and suggestions about nutrition, exercise, and more. Our blog also a chance to stay up to date with the latest company news and important information about us. Check out our nutritional information center for more in-depth information about the benefits of our nut snacks and nut butters. 

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Hidden Sugar in Foods

Everywhere you look, sugary foods and drinks are being advertised as healthy. Even snacks like mixed nuts can be full of sugar and still be considered healthy. You will often find information about why one kind of sugar is better for you than another. The bottom line is, aside from fruit, sugar does not provide the human body with any nutritious benefit at all. In fact, even in small doses, refined sugar can have a significant negative effect on your body and overall health. Hidden sugar in foods We all know it’s important to read the ingredients in your food...

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5 Superfoods that Can Fuel Weight Loss

There have been countless debates on what foods you should eat in order to lose weight and lead a healthy lifestyle. In recent years, popular low-fat diets have emerged. Naturally, we rely on processed and packaged foods with fancy labels claiming to be healthy, because they were low in fat. Since then, the average American’s intake of fat has decreased, while refined carbohydrates increased, and obesity rates have risen at an alarming rate. The truth is, the right kind of fat doesn’t make you fat; Sugar and refined carbs are the leading contributors to weight gain. While it’s important to limit the amount of saturated...

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Ways to Boost your Metabolism

5 Ways to Increase Your Metabolism Nutrition and exercise are the key to a good metabolism. Although some people inevitably inherit a “slow” metabolism, there are tons of ways to help increase your metabolism and burn calories more efficiently throughout the day. Here are five ways to ramp up your resting metabolism and burn more calories. Interval cardio training Cardio is one of the most important workouts for a healthy heart, weight loss, and your metabolism. Amp up your cardio by adding in interval training. If you’re walking 30 minutes on the treadmill, add in one minute intervals of running....

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