How regular fibre intake delays brain ageing
Fibre is a key element of a healthful diet. New research breaks down the mechanism by which it can delay age-related brain inflammation. Fibre can be found in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, beans, pulses, and whole-grain foods. If all the studies that urge people to consume a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains…
Here's How To Make The Most Delicious Chunky Dark Chocolate Cookies Ever!
Something about the richness and varied flavour of these cookies seems to make them work best when they're made big, but the recipe works fine for smaller cookies, too. *Recipe makes 12 large cookies. Ingredients 1 2⁄3 cups all-purpose flour 3⁄4 tsp baking soda 3⁄4 tsp fine sea salt 2 tbsps vanilla extract 1⁄2 cup…
Eating Nuts May Boost Male Fertility - Study
A study has shown that eating nuts may help boost the quality of your "nut". According to researchers, a scientific trial conducted showed that eating nuts "significantly" boosted the number and health of sperm in young men. The findings "support a beneficial role for chronic nut consumption in sperm quality," they said, but stressed the…
Nuts may boost male fertility
Eating nuts "significantly" boosted the number and health of sperm in young men in a scientific trial, researchers said Wednesday.
How snacking on nuts, seeds halves risk of premature death
Snacking on nuts and seeds boosts your heart health to such an extent that it could slash your risk of premature death by nearly half, a new study suggests. Researchers in Finland tracked 2,500 men for 22 years, monitoring their overall health, with a focus on the fatty acid levels in their blood. They found…
Colon cancer mortality cut in half in people who eat nuts regularly
People with stage III colon cancer who regularly eat nuts are at significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence and mortality than those who don't, according to a new, large study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center. The findings were published Thursday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study followed 826 participants in a…
Minerals of life - z83193101inc critical for optimal
Zinc is one of the minerals of life found extensively in the body. It is an essential trace element. It is referred to as a trace element because it is required in very small amounts in all its functions in the body. Zinc is another ubiquitous mineral in the body. This combined with the small…
Nuts strengthens brain, preserves memory
Recently, a plethora of studies have pointed to the positive effects of nuts on cognition.For instance, Medical News Today reported on a study showing that adding more nuts to a Mediterranean diet may protect against age-related cognitive decline and help to preserve memory.
The Nutty Lifestyle
Nuts are bite-size nutritional powerhouses that are packed with healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals such as potassium and magnesium. Nuts are rich in heart-healthy polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats, which lower "bad" cholesterol; plus, they are a good source of phytosterols (compounds that help lower blood cholesterol). And although nuts are a healthy choice…
Foods for longevity
Researchers found young fruit flies given cranberry extract lived 25 percent longer than those that weren’t. And in even better news, middle-aged and older fruit flies lived 30 percent longer!
Poor diet linked to one in five deaths, major global study warns
The biggest driving factor is that millions of people are eating a diet which consists of too much salt and saturated fat, and not enough fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, omega 3, and whole grains, the authors warn.