5 Reasons Why You Should Stop Eating Peanut Butter
Peanut butter is known the world over and is one of the most popular and versatile spreads. Peanut butter is relativity inexpensive and contains a high amount of protein and fat. Is peanut butter good for you? Or should you only eat it in moderation? There are a few hidden downsides to peanut butter that make it…
High fruit, vegetable intake lowers blood pressure, reduces cardiac defect
Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death.
‘Why more Nigerians may die of diet-related diseases’
Nigeria ranks 42nd out of 195 countries with the highest rate of diet-related deaths, with low intake of whole grains being the leading dietary risk factor for mortality and disease in Nigeria, United States (US), India, Brazil, Pakistan, Russia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, and Turkey.
How faulty sperm triggers recurrent miscarriage
Multiple miscarriages may be linked to the poor quality of a man's sperm, suggests new research. The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London, investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had suffered three or more consecutive miscarriages. The research, published in the journal Clinical Chemistry, revealed that, compared to men whose…
How fish, legumes delay menopause
A diet rich in fish and legumes may help to delay the natural menopause, while high dietary intake of refined carbs, such as pasta and rice, may instead help to hasten it, suggests the first United Kingdom (U.K.) study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Several genetic, behavioural,…
Get These Amazing Magnesium-Loaded Foods!
Magnesium is one of the most important minerals the human body needs to properly function. It helps to calm the nerves, reduce anxiety, increase energy and fight fatigue. Additional benefits include relief of muscle aches and spasms as well as regulation of calcium, potassium and sodium levels in the body. Here are some awesome foods…
Legumes reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a serious health concern in the United States and across the globe. New research shows that a high consumption of legumes significantly reduces the risk of developing the disease.