Interesting!

First Harvest Team shares stories that educate and entertain

Interesting!

First Harvest Team shares stories that educate and entertain

Have you eaten good fats lately? Fats can be healthy too!

Peanuts are a great source of healthy fats. Eat some today.

So many food products now make the claim to be low fat. However, not all fats are bad. In fact, there are good fats that can make you feel good and healthy.

Look for good fats – they help you balance your mood by altering hormones, and sharpen your focus. This is why there are certain foods that can help us get smarter or learn faster. Unsaturated fats can also lower the risk of heart diseases. One source of good fats is peanuts.

Peanuts are rich in monounsaturated fats and it belongs to one of the good guys. They’re the ones that lower down bad cholesterol and keep you away from heart diseases. Peanuts are filled with antioxidants as well as other nutrients. Plus they make for a filling and nourishing snack than potato chips.

Here is a quick list of some of the good fats.

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Peanuts aren’t hard to come by. They can be bought in almost any grocery stores. Raw, salted, unshelled. Even a jar of First Harvest’s Peanut Spread gets you the same health benefits. You don’t even have to think twice whether you’re getting real peanuts from our spreads. Just the distinct taste of it at first bite is enough to point out the obvious. You’d be surprised to know how a simple snack of our peanut spread on toast can be delicious and satisfying.

Peanuts keep you away from diseases too. Heart diseases, colon cancer, and Alzheimer’s are just a few things peanuts can save you from. It contains folic acid, resveratrol and other cancer fighting nutrients. Simple snacks, such as a peanut butter toast, can make for a daily investment so that we can stay sharp as we age. A quick sandwich with Peanut Spread right before exams or a big meeting is an ideal snack for it helps you keep focused all throughout the day.

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So when you decide to pick up a bag of potato chips the next time you’re looking for a snack, pick up a peanut filled one like our very own Peanut Spread. Remember, it’s the good fat you’re looking for and First Harvest has exactly what your body and heart needs.

Order your good fats here: http://firstharvest.ph/shop

Visit HELPGUIDE.ORG to know what fats to reduce intake.

Source: HELPGUIDE.ORG