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Magnesium, zinc and selenium: Key nutrients for men

Posted by Fritz on October 13, 2010 at 4:09 PM Comments comments (0)

Nutrients especially needed by men include magnesium, zinc and selenium.  These nutrients are found in highconcentrations in sunflower seeds, peanuts, cashews, cacao, sesame seeds, andflaxseed, which we have combined into a raw recipe at Organico.

 

We labeled this “Raw Balls for Men,” but our customers havesuggested “MenErgy Balls” for the quick energy they provide, or “Raw Balls forHumans” because women need these nutrient-packed sna...

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Aloe Vera Juice Can Detoxify Your System

Posted by Fritz on October 13, 2010 at 3:36 PM Comments comments (0)

Aloe vera gel is a great natural treatment for burns,including sunburn, and can be used to enhance the general health of your skin.  Drinking aloe vera juice is known to help todetoxify the body and cleanse the colon and the bloodstream.  It is also thought that aloe vera juice canhelp with intestinal or stomach problems, and aid in the healing of ulcers andhelp the digestive tract to work smoothly.

 

However, its taste is rather astringent, or bitter, which iswhy w...

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Sunflower Seeds Are Great for Men's Diet

Posted by Fritz on October 12, 2010 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

At Organico, we sell seeds, nuts and grains in bulk,including the nutritional powerhouse, raw sunflower seeds.  These seeds are especially high in seleniumand zinc, and are included in our “Raw Balls for Men” because men are oftenshort of these essential nutrients.

 

Eating sunflower seeds helps in the production of selenium in the body, which in turn aids inprotecting the cells from damage.  Rawsunflower seeds are also a rich source of Zinc, which helps...

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My Original Raw Dip Recipe

Posted by Fritz on October 12, 2010 at 6:48 PM Comments comments (0)

This is the first raw food recipe we featured in our delidepartment in July, 2010.  Fritz had justreturned from a raw foods retreat and wanted to incorporate the best ofingredients into a signature dip that was versatile enough to be used as asauce.  You can add pipa juice and use itas a salad dressing.

This is cranked up to full throttle flavor and cansupercharge vegetables, pastas and anything green.

 

Ingredients:  rawalmonds, coconut, avocado, extra v...

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Raw Almonds Make a Great Snack

Posted by Fritz on October 12, 2010 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

At Organico, we use raw almonds in our raw foods recipes,including Fritz’s original Raw Dip, and sell them by weight, whole and sliced,along with a wide selection of other nuts and seeds, including raw organiccacao seeds.  Almonds are rich in dietaryfiber, vitamins, and minerals and packed with numerous health promotingphyto-chemicals, which offer protection against diseases and cancers.

These nuts are a rich source of energy and nutrients.  Soaking them in water for a ...

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Flaxseed is Great Source of Omega 3s

Posted by Fritz on October 12, 2010 at 6:42 PM Comments comments (0)

Flaxseed, sometimes called linseed or in Spanish linaza, is one of the healthiest and least expensive foods available at Organico. It has recently been labeled a Superfood and is the richest plant-basedsource of the king of the inflammatories, Omega 3s.  

At Organico, flaxseed is available as an ingredient to ourfruit smoothies and is a key ingredient in Fritz’s original Raw Dip recipe.(link)  We also sell it by weight, groundand whole. 

Although flaxsee...

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