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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…

Me & my cherry Love

Photography is so damn addictive and it’s true .Even in sleep you keep thinking about it and then u wanna wake up early to get your thoughts into execution. last night I saw a pack of cherries in my Fridge, before eating I wanted to capture them & was waiting for morning…

Color of lettuce determines the speed of its antioxidant effect

Lettuce, one of the indispensable vegetables in the Mediterranean diet, is a food that greatly benefits health, mainly because it is rich in antioxidants. But not all lettuce varieties have the same antioxidant effect. According to a study led by the researcher Usue Pérez-López of the Department of Plant Biology…

Eating Whole Grains May Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

Eating whole grains such as popcorn, oats and quinoa is linked to increased longevity, and may decrease risk for deaths from cardiovascular disease over a 25-year period, but not cancer deaths, a new study finds. The new research is one of many large studies that tie a diet high in…

Eating eggs reduces risk of type 2 diabetes

Egg consumption may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland. The findings were published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Type 2 diabetes is becoming increasingly widespread throughout the world. Research has shown that lifestyle habits, such as exercise 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…

Foods That Literally Melt Fat

Add these superfoods to your diet to boost metabolism, lower inflammation, and help your body become a healthier—and slimmer—fat-burning machine. COCONUT OIL (Image source: Flickr/Tom Woodward) According to health guru Dave Asprey, author of The Bulletproof Diet, fat is the most important macronutrient—as long as you’re eating the right kind….

The Benefits of Berries to the Brain

he Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University has reviewed the studies and found that berry fruits protect brain cells from damage and prevent inflammation. Developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or some other form of dementia is a very real concern for older adults. The potential loss of dignity,…

Why you need olive oil on your salad

A diet that combines unsaturated fats with nitrite-rich vegetables, such as olive oil and lettuce, can protect you from hypertension, suggests a new study led by King’s College London. The findings, published in the journal PNAS, help to explain why some previous studies have shown that a Mediterranean diet can…

Best (and worst) foods for your heart

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States — a respectable reason to show your heart some love and attention. To keep your ticker in tip-top shape, add these best foods to your daily health routine — and kick the worst to the curb. Best: Nuts…