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    The Benefits of Soaking Nuts and Seeds excellent article and very healthy!! #nuts #seeds #foodmatters #healthyeating

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    The Benefits of Soaking Nuts and Seeds-reduces phytic acid and helps aid digestion and nutrient absorption

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Soaked Nuts are vital for removing phytates, unless you need inositol. Soaked even tastes noticeably better. Enjoy! Soak nuts prior to eating part of the time, for additional health benefits.

High in vitamins, minerals, protein and healthy fats, nuts and seeds are little powerhouses of nutrition. However, nuts and seeds also contain phytic acid and large amounts of enzyme inhibitors which protect them from sprouting until they have the rain and sun they need to grow. And unfortunately, these natural chemicals are quite hard on the stomach. Soaking Nuts and Seeds Makes Them Better.

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Soaking and sprouting increases the digestibility and nutritional benefits of seeds, nuts, grains and legumes exponentially. Sprouts are high in vitamins, minerals, and are very alkalizing. They are also great additions to salads, stir-frys,wraps and sandwiches. Delicious, good for you, amazing!

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