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Nuts and peanuts linked to lower mortality rates

A paper published in the International Journal of Epidemiology confirms a link between peanut and nut intake and lower mortality rates, but finds no protective effect for peanut butter. Men and women who eat at least 10 grams of nuts or peanuts per day have a lower risk of dying from several…

Skipping meals linked to weight gain & Diabetes

A new study in animals suggests that skipping meals sets off a series of metabolic miscues that can result in abdominal weight gain. In the study, mice that ate all of their food as a single meal and fasted the rest of the day developed insulin resistance in their livers…

Three secrets to healthier eating

“A healthy diet can be as easy as making the healthiest choice the most convenient, attractive, and normal,” explains Brian Wansink, Ph.D Credit: Daniel Miller If you want to know the secrets of healthier eating, think of the kitchen fruit bowl. A fruit bowl makes fruit more convenient, attractive, and…

Eating green leafy vegetables keeps mental abilities sharp

Something as easy as adding more spinach, kale, collards and mustard greens to your diet could help slow cognitive decline, according to new research. The study also examined the nutrients responsible for the effect, linking vitamin K consumption to slower cognitive decline for the first time. “Losing one’s memory or…

The Mediterranean diet is not only healthier, it also pollutes less

The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well-known. As well as being healthier, a recent article concludes that the menu traditionally eaten in Spain leaves less of a carbon footprint than that of the US or the United Kingdom. The consequences of climate change range from species extinction to…

Detox water for healthy life

For the past few days I am doing an intense reading on ” Detox water ” .  Its a new trend going on & has become a part and parcel of healthy lifestyle. Water has always been an important and life-sustaining drink to humans and is essential to the survival for…