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Eating superfoods can provide many benefits for your health, including protecting your body from diseases, improving your energy levels and enhancing your overall sense of wellbeing.

Where to Buy Avocado Oil Online


oil of AvocadosAvocado oil is one of the healthiest and best oils to use in cooking and in salad dressings and other recipes.

It is rich in monounsaturated fats, phytosterols such as beta-sitosterol and high in antioxidants like vitamin E, lutein and alpha and beta-carotene.

Avocado oil is also one of the most heat stable of all cooking oils. With a very high smoke point of up to 520 degrees Fahrenheit, it is far superior to olive oil for high temperature cooking and frying.

3 Things to Look for When Buying Avocado Oil

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Avocado Oil for Frying and the Smoke Point of Oils


Cooking with Avocado Oil Avocado oil is a very heat stable cooking oil and one of the best for high-temperature frying in your kitchen.

It also tastes great and is full of beneficial monounsaturated fats and other nutrition.

Here’s why it’s worth changing from unhealthy processed oils, like soy, corn and canola oil, and even the healthier ones like olive oil, to frying with avocado oil.

The Smoke Point of Oils and How It Affects Your Health

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Avocado Oil Vs Olive Oil for Healthy Cooking


Superior avocado oil for kitchenIs avocado oil better than olive oil in your kitchen and should you even be frying with extra virgin olive oil or can this be dangerous?

This article looks at the key differences between olive oil and avocado oil and just what makes the later superior for healthy cooking.

What is Avocado Oil?

Like olive oil, avocado oil is one of the few cooking oils extracted directly from the fruit, rather than chemically extracted from seeds.

Avocado contains around 30% oil and it is cold pressed out of the fruit pulp in a similar way to the method used to produce extra virgin olive oil.

Avocado oil is a very healthy cooking oil, with a beneficial fatty acid profile, good levels of antioxidants and many other nutritional compounds. It also has a high smoke point that makes it great for frying with.

Actually, in all of these ways, a high quality cold pressed avocado oil, like this highly recommended range I use in my kitchen, is superior to the much more commonly used olive oil. Here’s why.

Cooking with Avocado Oil Instead of Olive Oil

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Where to Buy Pumpkin Seed Oil Online


Best pumpkin oilRich, green and delicious, pumpkin seed oil is growing in popularity, both for its unique taste and unusual health benefits.

There are two main types available — the cold pressed oil, primarily used for its nutritional value, and the delicious roasted Styrian pumpkin oil popular for culinary use.

Ahead are the best pumpkin seed oil brands to buy, both in cold pressed and organic oils, as well as gourmet Styrian kuerbiskernoel for your kitchen.

Also, where to find good pumpkin seed oil capsules and the newer pumpkin seed extracts for a healthy urinary tract.

The Best Cold Pressed Pumpkin Seed Oil

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Pumpkin Seed Oil Nutrition and Dosage


Pumpkin oil when to takeTraditional Styrian pumpkin seed oil is made from lightly roasted pumpkin seeds that are pressed to extract a dark green oil.

It has a rich and nutty flavor that makes it a great salad dressing and healthy, flavorsome addition to many recipes.

Ahead is a look at the nutrition in pumpkin seed oil, whether you should choose roasted or raw, and the best dose to take for maximum benefit.

Pumpkin Seed Oil Nutritional Profile

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Raw Pumpkin Seed Butter and Its Health Benefits


Peanut butter or Pumpkin Seed ButterPumpkin seed butter is a great tasting and much healthier replacement for peanut butter, with a richer flavor and usually a softer consistency that makes it easier to spread.

Ahead is how to use pumpkin seed butter, it’s health benefits and nutrition, plus why it is superior to peanut butter and a great choice for those with peanut allergies.

Pumpkin Seed Butter Uses

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Pumpkin Seeds for Parasites and Intestinal Worms


Pumpkin seed worm remedyParasites like human intestinal worms are a far more common problem than most people realize. Here is how parasites can enter your body and some of the main symptoms of tapeworm and other parasitic infections.

Also ahead is a natural remedy for intestinal worms in humans, based on a traditional German parasite treatment using raw pumpkin seeds.

The pumpkin seed contains a substance called cucurbitin that treats worms and other parasites by paralyzing them so they can be expelled from your body.

You can use the pumpkin seed treatment ahead for human intestinal parasites like tapeworm, ascariasis, pinworms and ropeworm and it may also help with worms in dogs.

First though, a look at the parasite problem and some of the most common symptoms of parasitic intestinal worms.

Human Intestinal Parasites

Parasites can enter your body through contaminated water or food (particularly meat like pork or uncooked fish), mosquito bites, intimate contact, and through the nose or mouth after touching an infected animal or contaminated surface. Continue Reading

The Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds for Acne, Arthritis, Kidney Stones & More


Pepitas health benefitsRaw pumpkin seeds are a particularly healthy and beneficial food to include in your diet for acne reduction and better looking skin.

As well as improving your appearance, here’s how eating pumpkin seeds regularly can also help treat arthritis symptoms, prevent kidney stones, reduce LDL cholesterol levels and much more.

Pumpkin Seeds for Treating Acne and for Better Skin

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Pumpkin Seeds for Prostate Problems and Preventing Hair Loss


Benign prostatic hyperplasia pepitasRaw pumpkin seeds are a high protein and mineral rich food that have some specific benefits for hair loss prevention and protecting men against prostate problems.

Here’s just what makes pumpkin seeds so good for both preventing hair loss and improving your prostate health if you are a man.

BHP, Dihydrotestosterone and Pumpkin Seeds 

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Where to Buy Raw Pumpkin Seeds Online


Pepitas BuyThere are several factors to consider when looking at where to buy pumpkin seeds. Raw pumpkin seeds contain the most nutrition but where and how they are grown is also important.

Whether you to find American grown organic pumpkin seeds, special extra large Styrian seeds, bulk raw pepitas, or even sprouted pumpkin seeds, this page has the best buying options I’ve found.

Why Raw Pumpkin Seeds are Better Than Roasted

While the pumpkin seeds you can pull out of your pumpkins at home to eat have hulls, the ones you buy online will most likely be from hull-less varieties like Lady Godiva or the much prized Styrian pumpkins.

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The Surprising Levels of Nutrition in Raw Pumpkin Seeds


Pepita nutritional information

Here is a detailed look at the high levels of nutrition in raw pumpkin seeds and just how much calories, fat, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and other health nutrients they contain.

Calories in Pumpkin Seeds

Nutritional data shows pumpkin seeds have 125 calories per 1 ounce (28grams) and 285 calories per cup (64 grams) of pumpkin seeds.

Keep in mind with these figures that pumpkin seeds are very filling and you don’t need to eat a huge amount of them as they are bursting with nutrition.

Pumpkin Seeds Fat Content

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