Asian Secret #4 Shell your nuts

Shell your nuts

Mindless munching is ubiquitous around the world. Being healthy doesn’t mean we have to stop munching, but we should make better choices before going on auto-pilot. If you like eating nuts consider the following…

Although pre-shelled nuts are easier to eat (and less messy), you might be missing out on natural benefits that come from unprocessed nuts. For instance, the reddish covering on peanuts promotes healthy blood platelet creation. Because of this, women should eat nuts more after their menzies… and less during.  🙂 Continue reading Asian Secret #4 Shell your nuts

Asian Secret #5 Better Mindless Munching

Munch on sunflower seeds

When watching a TV show or movie, it’s fine to munch, but its important to choose the right munchie. Traditionally, Asian cultures have developed the habit of unshelling nuts for mindless munching because it fills you slower. Eating sunflower seeds, for example, will give you the taste of food without making a meal out of the snack.

And remember, like my mother always says, everything in moderation. (Moms are really smart!)