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Cashews and almonds aren’t technically nuts. So what are they?

10 Jul 2020

You may have already heard that peanuts are not nuts. They are actually legumes and are members of the pea family. But did you know that cashews, almonds, and several other common “culinary nuts”...

Beans really are good for your heart

21 Feb 2017

A diet rich in beans, chickpeas, lentils, and split peas will help lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. An analysis in the Canadian Medical Association Journal in 2014 combined data from 26 randomized...

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