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Gotta Love… Mangoes

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / April 23, 2013

There are so many reasons to love mangoes! They’re sweet, juicy, easy to eat and high in nutrients and antioxidants. What’s your favorite way to eat this tropical fruit? They’re high in nutrients. Mangoes are high in fiber, vitamins A, B6, C and E, as well as phytochemicals like quercetin,…

Be Well Tip #38!

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 17, 2013

by McKenzie Hall & Lisa Dixon of Nourish RDs What are your favorite post-workout foods? Get more healthy ideas and delicious snacks by joining NatureBox. Enter coupon code NATURE for 25% off your first month subscription! McKenzie Hall and Lisa Dixon are registered dietitians and authors of the Nourish RDs…

Gotta Love… Cauliflower

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 15, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor It’s good for your tummy. Cauliflower is high in fiber, which is great for digestion. But don’t eat it too quickly — you might find yourself feeling bloated. The veggie also contains glucoraphanin, which is good for your stomach and intestines. It’s rich in B…

5 Weird, Useful Fruit and Vegetable Facts

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 9, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor When learning how to cook, there are a few quirky bits of knowledge you pick up along the way: Blanching certain vegetables like asparagus and green beans softens their bitter flavor. Room-temperature lemons are easier to juice than cold ones are.  But there’s a whole…

Gotta Love… Kale

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 8, 2013

by Amanda Natividad, NatureBox Editor It’s high in fiber, low in calories. Each 1-cup serving has just 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber and 0 grams of fat. It has tons of nutrients. Per calorie, kale has more iron than beef. Iron is important for transferring oxygen to other parts…

How To Choose Chocolate Wisely

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 5, 2013

from the NatureBox staff Did you know that cheaper, mass-market chocolates sometimes contain vegetable fats, like hydrogenated vegetable oils, rather than real cocoa butter? Below, more information about chocolate, including details on organic chocolate, fair trade chocolate and the cacao tree: Get more healthy ideas and delicious snacks by joining …

Be Well Tip #36!

by / ⠀NatureBox / April 2, 2013

Be Well tip from McKenzie & Lisa of Nourish RDs What are some of your go-to cooking or baking substitutes? Get more healthy ideas and delicious snacks by joining NatureBox. Enter coupon code NATURE for 25% off your first month subscription! McKenzie Hall and Lisa Dixon are Registered Dietitians and…

Gotta Love… Green Onions

by / ⠀Nutrition Facts / April 2, 2013

They have numerous health benefits. Green onions (a.k.a. scallions) have zero fat, zero calories and zero cholesterol! Better yet, they have virtually no sodium and carbohydrates. 1/4 cup of chopped green onion only has about 10 mg of sodium, which is less than 1%. 1 medium stalk has about 1 g carbohydrate.…

Gotta Love… Asparagus

by / ⠀NatureBox / March 25, 2013

from the NatureBox editors Is there any reason not to love asparagus? It’s full-flavored and naturally crunchy. It even comes in a variety of colors: green, white and purple. Roast asparagus to bring out its earthiness or shave the raw stalks with a peeler to tone down the bitterness. So,…

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