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How Our Food Choices Matter

All food choices have consequences. Our love of avocados (which in Mexico are known as "green gold") are wreaking havoc on the environment, because they have had to increase production...

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Turkish Hazelnut Industry Exploiting Workers

This article here was in the New York Times in April. It’s well worth the read. One of the reasons we do what we do is because how people are treated in order to bring their food to us matters so much. Globally it needs to matter more.
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Walnuts May Improve Gut Bacteria!

"Walnuts have been called a 'superfood' because they are rich in the omega-3 fatty acid, alpha-linoleic acid and fiber, and they contain one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants," notes Dr. Byerley. "Now, an additional superfood benefit of walnuts may be their beneficial changes to the gut microbiota.
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Pistachios and Your Health

Nuts in general have been found to be good for our health. However pistachios in particular because of the presence of gamma-tocopherol which is a form of vitamin E have been found to be of particular benefit in the reduction of some cancers. 
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Brazil Nut News

Bolivia produces most of the Brazil nuts that make it to market in North America. Unfortunately due to extreme drought for the last couple of years, the harvest has been severely impacted.
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The Dark Side of Cashew Production

Cashews are a popular nut, from dairy alternatives, to nut flours and snack food there is a reason cashews are one of the worlds largest nut crop. But unlike most of the nuts we consume, such as almonds, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios and macadamia nuts, which are grown primarily in North America or Europe, cashews are grown in the poorest parts of the world
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