Behind the Seeds


The Power and Nutritional Benefits of Seeds
Tiny powerhouses. Little superfoods. Small yet mighty. Seeds are crops at their very beginning stage of life. Because they contain all the nutrients essential for growing a healthy and resilient plant, they offer our bodies a wealth of benefits when we eat them. 88 Acres products are built upon a seed blend that features a broad array of nutritional benefits. Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and flax seeds are true superfoods, packing in high-quality protein, heart-healthy fat and essential vitamins and minerals into a tiny, versatile, and delicious package. Forget multivitamins - seeds offer many of the same nutrients, fiber and plant chemicals that we could never get from a pill. As plant foods, seeds provide our bodies with nutrient-dense energy...

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5 Healthy Eating Habits to Celebrate National Nutrition Month
We all have it in our power to make better choices with every fork-full of food we put into our bodies each day. March is officially National Nutrition Month, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the professional organization for registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) in America, wants everyone to “put their best fork forward” in 2017.  Understanding that aiming for good nutrition is a continuous journey, we all start somewhere and this month is a perfect time to kickstart healthier habits! Here are some simple tips to help you get there:  1) Swap Smartly - Swap out one refined, low-fiber, staple starch that you eat almost every day (like tortillas, pasta, english muffins or rice) for it’s whole-grain version. What do you...

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Embracing Hygge
Hygge – pronounced “hoo-ga”, made the shortlist for the Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year in 2016.  This Danish concept – observed especially during the winter months – focuses on creating a warm, cozy atmosphere where one enjoys the good things in life with good people. Hygge is all over the news in the U.S. this season, having made appearances everywhere from the New Yorker to NPR and Country Living. It is owed in part to the publication of several books on the subject, including CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, Meik Wiking’s The Little Book of Hygge and “How to Live Danishly” and UK journalist Helen Russell’s The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest...

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