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Studies show that eating raw organic nuts may help you live longer

7/13/2015 - One of the worst things about the low-fat craze - which gripped America and other parts of the West for decades and is only now slowly eroding as people realize that fat can be healthy after all - was the fact that so many people avoided nuts in their diet. While it is true that nuts are what is considered...

Tree nuts are a powerhouse of taste and nutrition

5/29/2015 - Nuts have been an incredible and wholesome source of nutrients for thousands of years. A longtime addition in the Mediterranean diet, nuts have only recently received the spotlight for their health benefits in modern medicine. The American Heart Association (AHA) refers to nuts as "petite powerhouses...

Mediterranean diet, olive oil, and nuts improve brain health, memory, and thinking ability

5/25/2015 - The Mediterranean diet has long been researched and touted for its many benefits. High in nutrients and antioxidants, several studies have linked this type of diet to a lower risk of obesity, heart disease, stroke and dementia. According to a new clinical study, a Mediterranean diet rich in nuts...

Eating more peanuts may reduce your mortality risk by 21 percent

3/28/2015 - In the first study to assess nuts' health benefits across all races and not just high-income, white populations as has previously been studied, researchers have found that consumption of the food is heart-protective. Specifically, peanuts were linked to a lower incidence of death stemming from heart...

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Walnuts found to improve brain performance

2/13/2015 - The key to a better memory, less brain fog and improved overall cognitive performance could be as simple as munching on a few tree nuts every day. Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) found that consuming less than a handful of walnuts...

The best natural sources of manganese

11/8/2014 12:24:23 PM - Manganese is a trace mineral that is present in only small amounts in our bodies. It is considered an essential nutrient and is responsible for a large number of biological roles, including proper enzyme functioning, wound healing, nutrient absorption and bone development. Manganese is also a component...

Tree nuts beneficial in fighting metabolic syndrome risks according to new study

8/12/2014 - A recent study has found that eating tree nuts such as Brazil nuts, walnuts and pecans can help lower the risk of heart disease as well as stroke and diabetes. (1) In randomized, controlled studies, such nuts were deemed to decrease blood sugars and blood fats, metabolic syndrome risk factors for the...

Fight heart disease and lower cancer risk with a daily dose of nuts

5/9/2014 - Nuts have long been a popular snack food. Inexpensive, readily plentiful and easy to pack for traveling, the large variety of nuts available virtually ensures that almost everyone will find a favorite. As if that were not enough, there are a number of health benefits that can result from eating a handful...

The silent toxin in food that provokes cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and more

5/8/2014 4:07:34 PM - Found in everything from cereal grains to dried fruit and nuts to legumes, along with wine, hard cheeses and certain types of coconut oil -- mycotoxins are difficult to dodge. Associated with a variety of diseases, these fungal metabolites can wreak havoc on the health of both body and mind. Just the...

Walnuts: the perfect food for our brains

5/1/2014 - Walnuts are the large, single-seeded fruits of the walnut tree. Though different species of walnut exist, the English walnut, which originated in Persia, remains the most popular species. In fact, virtually all of today's commercially-produced walnuts are either English walnuts or hybrids thereof. Other...

Go nuts to significantly lower risk of obesity and diabetes, and aid your weight management strategy

2/15/2014 5:49:12 PM - A surprising number of people avoid eating nuts as they retain the false stigma that the calories derived from a handful of nuts contribute to weight gain. Nuts also deliver a higher percentage of fat calories per ounce than many nutritionally deficient processed foods and are thus considered to be...

Tree nuts found to lower death rate by 20 percent

2/3/2014 - A study by scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health has shown that those who consume nuts daily reduce the risk of death by 20 percent from any cause of death. For death caused by heart problems, eating nuts reduces the risk of death by 29 percent. It was also observed that eating nuts reduces...

Consuming peanuts during pregnancy may lower offspring's risk of peanut allergies

1/2/2014 - As the rate of childhood peanut allergies in the United States population has more than tripled from 0.4% in 1997 to 1.4% in 2008, it was widely recommended (until 2008) for some expecting mothers to abstain from eating peanuts during their pregnancy and while nursing. A recent 2013 study published...

Here's a nutty fact: Eating more tree nuts lowers the risk of all-cause death by up to 20 percent

12/27/2013 - You may think that scientific validation of daily raw nut consumption lowering your risk of death from all causes by a whopping 20 percent would send a shock wave throughout the medical community and produce headlines on every major network TV channel and online information portal. Reports of this finding...

The power of nut butters - Their various health benefits and types

12/10/2013 - Nuts are an incredibly rich source of nutrients and minerals and are easy to incorporate into your diet - provided that you do not suffer from any allergies. Not only are they easily available, but they are also fast-acting, and only a handful a day can produce significant changes in both physical and...

Consumption of tree nuts reduces women's risk of pancreatic cancer

11/14/2013 - The main article in my source list had a red flag: It was from the International Tree Nut Council Nutrition Research & Education Foundation (INC NREF) located in the area of Davis, California. That seemed like a conflict of interest. But further research revealed that INC NREF had basically posted...

Lose weight and stay healthy with pine nuts

11/14/2013 - Despite the name, pine nuts are actually not nuts at all but the seeds of the pine cone. They have been a popular source of nutrition since Paleolithic times and are used to add delicious flavor and texture to pesto sauce. Six amazing health benefits associated with pine nuts:

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Amazing health benefits of pine nuts

10/18/2013 - Despite the name, pine nuts are actually not nuts at all but the seeds of the pine cone. They have been a popular source of nutrition since paleolithic times and are used to add the delicious flavor and texture to pesto sauce. The following are six amazing health benefits associated with pine nuts. Weight...

Eleven amazing superfoods to pump up your health

10/13/2013 - Much has been said about superfoods in the past, and people are often confused about which ones are best to include in their daily diets. There are a lot of these foods with varying benefits to improve general health and well-being. Certain illnesses are also known to be prevented by eating these foods....

Experts endorse nutrient-packed pine nuts for weight loss, healthy heart

8/3/2013 - Nutritionists from Washington recently announced the significant role of pine nuts in ensuring health and wellness over and above their value as a flavoring ingredient in Mediterranean and Italian cuisines. Results of a series of independent scientific analyses of its components revealed that the popular...

Walnut eaters reduce risk of dying from heart disease or cancer by nearly fifty percent

7/18/2013 - Heart disease and cancer in all their different forms take the lives of nearly three-quarters of all men, women and children in the US each year. Yet thousands of well constructed research bodies have shown that most chronic diseases can be prevented by making simple lifestyle changes including diet,...

High-calorie foods that are good for you (but consume in moderation)

6/15/2013 - When we're attempting to lose weight, it goes without saying that we're going to skip the cheesecake, avoid fried foods and pass on the sweets. However, there are quite a few foods that, while healthy, are also extremely high in calories. In fact, by watching calories carefully and limiting the amount...

Why walnuts are the ultimate brain food

6/8/2013 9:36:11 PM - The local pharmacy is promoting memory and mood-enhancing drugs. The advertisement says "if coffee is a socially acceptable drug, then why not this?" This is the age of instant gratification with a huge debate in tow about the ethics of peddling and consuming drugs for just about anything and everything. The...

Walnuts found to boost heart health: Study

5/26/2013 - Eating a handful of walnuts or taking a few ounces of walnut oil during or following meals can help regulate healthy cholesterol metabolism and protect against cardiovascular disease. These are the findings of a new study conducted by researchers from Pennsylvania State University (PSU) in State College,...

Eating walnuts and walnut oils slashes heart disease risk by improving multiple biometrics

5/21/2013 - The impact of eating nuts has been evident for the past decade as repeated scientific studies confirm that the omega-3 fats in this tasty nut promote cardiovascular health as they improve cholesterol biomarkers. Walnuts provide healthy doses of essential minerals, fiber and vitamins to help promote...

Eating more nuts and fiber in adolescence helps young women avoid breast cancer later in life

3/25/2013 - Teenage girls who eat a diet higher in nuts and fiber may reduce their risk of breast cancer as adults, according to a study conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and published in the journal Cancer Causes Control in March 2010. The study was conducted...

Salmonella infected peanut butter removed from stores

10/3/2012 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last Tuesday that 30 people, in 19 American states have become infected with a rare salmonella strain known as Bredeney, likely from tainted, commercially available peanut butter. According to the CDC, the culprit is Trader Joe's Valencia Creamy...

Enjoy the cardiovascular and other health benefits of wholesome nuts

8/23/2012 - Nuts are an excellent source of protein, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and more and they offer a wide variety of health benefits, particularly for the heart and cardiovascular system. However, many people avoid nuts due to the nuts being potentially fattening. Such concerns could easily be addressed...

Walnuts improve the health of sperm, research suggests

8/23/2012 - Eating a couple of handfuls of walnuts a day can improve the health of sperm, according to new research just published in the medical journal Biology of Reproduction. According to the study, sperm shape, movement and overall vitality improved in men who added walnuts to their diets over the course...

Interview with Don Tolman, the Whole Food Medicine Cowboy

8/8/2012 - Health Ranger: Welcome back to InfoWars Nightly News. Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, filling in tonight. And we've got a great interview coming up for you right now, with Don Tolman. He's known as the Whole Food Cowboy. He's an expert in nutrition and natural medicine. And I want to ask him about these...

Study - When pregnant moms eat more nuts, their kids have fewer allergies

7/30/2012 - Could eating more peanuts and tree nuts during pregnancy actually reduce a child's risk of developing nut and other allergies? A new study out of Denmark suggests so, having found that expectant mothers who continue to eat nuts during their pregnancies produce children with fewer overall allergies compared...

Tree nut consumption lowers chronic disease risks and assists successful weight loss

4/15/2012 - Consumption of nuts has been largely maligned by mainstream health professionals and the media for decades due to the high calorie and fat content. As we enter an era of enlightened understanding about the role of dietary fats and macronutrients in the promotion or degradation of health and weight management,...

Resveratrol and nuts team to protect the brain and boost cognitive function

12/28/2011 - Nuts, especially walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts, combined with the potent polyphenol resveratrol team, together improve mood and protect the aging brain, thus helping to maintain memory and cognition. Researchers reporting in the New England Journal of Medicine have found that nuts consumed over a period...

Skip the pie and enjoy a healthy dessert this Thanksgiving

11/25/2011 - Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for gathering with friends and family and reflecting upon all of the good things in life. Unfortunately, the holiday meal usually involves indulging in unhealthy fat-filled and carbohydrate-loaded foods that leave dinner guests feeling bloated, run-down and guilty. Avoid...

Nuts may fend off heart disease

11/18/2011 - A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Barcelona in collaboration with the Human Nutrition Unit of the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, reveals that eating nuts can elevate serotonin levels in the bodies of individuals suffering from metabolic syndrome (which puts them...

Raw nuts lower elevated blood sugar levels and high blood pressure to fight metabolic syndrome

11/8/2011 - Metabolic syndrome is a well studied and documented group of biomarkers and physical observations that are known to preclude many chronic and potentially life-threatening diseases, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Researchers reporting in the Journal of Proteome Research have uncovered...

Research says eating walnuts improves critical thinking

9/29/2011 - Walnuts have long been known to influence the brain and in the natural health world, they're known as a key brain food. Now, according to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition, eating walnuts regularly can significantly increase critical thinking and especially what's called inferential...

Olive oil and nuts in diet control heart disease better than dangerous drug therapies

9/27/2011 - More vindication for a natural Mediterranean-style diet, including plenty of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and nuts, was revealed in an advanced study published by the prestigious journal Atherosclerosis. Early results from a Spanish study with more than 7500 participants demonstrates that high quantities...

Five health-enhancing foods that don't even seem like health foods: Mustard, cole slaw and more

9/26/2011 - When observing the typical diet of American consumers, with all the fried foods, aspartame-laced "diet" products and pasteurized, hormone-ridden dairy products that typical people consume, I sometimes ask myself a question that perhaps you've pondered, too: What on Earth is keeping all these people...

Walnuts may help lower breast cancer risk

9/3/2011 6:47:36 PM - A new study conducted by a team of researchers at Marshall University, and recently published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer, has revealed that just modest, daily amounts of walnuts are sufficient to significantly lower the risk of breast cancer in mice. To test the anti-cancer properties of...

A handful of nuts each day may prevent diabetes and associated complications

7/21/2011 - Research published in the prestigious journal Diabetes Care (published by the American Diabetes Association) suggests that two ounces of nuts consumed daily when substituted for refined carbohydrate foods can prevent diabetes and the deadly complications caused by the disease. Researchers found that...

Harvest Time has Arrived: Ginkgo Nuts are Odiferous, Nutritious and Delicious

7/1/2011 - October winds mark the beginning of 45 days of harvesting those odiferous, nutritious, delicious ginkgo nuts. Notorious for its stinky fruit which is discarded, the ginkgo nut itself contains potassium, phosphorus, folate and vitamin A, with traces of zinc, copper and manganese. After cooking, the rubbery...

Nuts require proper storage for longevity

4/26/2011 - Science has proven nuts provide numerous beneficial health qualities. High in protein, fiber and good fats, they have shown the capacity for lowering bad cholesterol, reducing inflammation and contributing to heart health. With all the good hype about nuts people are usually unaware they can spoil quickly...

Walnuts rank as top nut, providing highest level of quality antioxidants

4/20/2011 - The result of a new study presented to the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society found that the noble walnut packed the highest level of quality antioxidants of any nut species. Not only do walnuts provide plenty of high-quality protein that delivers a perfectly balanced assortment...

Three ways to enjoy healthy, natural peanut butter

4/12/2011 - Creamy, delicious peanut butter is filled with the same nutrients as peanuts. These nutrients include antioxidants and healthy fats that reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and colon cancer. Concern about gaining weight from eating nuts (or nut butter ) is unfounded. According to a study published...

C is for chestnut and vitamin C

1/16/2011 - Have you heard the word about chestnuts? They are a unique member of the nut family, with a surprising collection of nutritional benefits, appealing texture and flavor, and a variety of uses. Unlike any other nut, chestnuts are a significant source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a huge asset to your...

Know where to find your nutrients (Opinion)

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Eat Almonds and Walnuts to Promote Heart Health and Prevent Diabetes

10/22/2010 - Man has evolved to eat almonds and walnuts in their natural form and extensive research confirms the benefits to our health. It`s no coincidence that the ratio of fats and other essential nutrients are in perfect balance with our own nutritional needs. Studies confirm that almonds and walnuts promote...

Eating nuts lowers cholesterol

9/30/2010 - Making nuts a regular part of your diet may help lower your cholesterol, according to a study conducted by researchers from Loma Linda University and published in the hives of Internal Medicine "Increasing consumption of nuts as part of an otherwise prudent diet can be expected to favorably affect...

Raw, sprouted nuts from LivingNutz taste like heaven while supporting good nutrition

7/14/2010 - The more you study nutrition, the more you learn about the health benefits of raw nuts. Nuts offer nutritious oils and vitamins (like Vitamin E) that continue to surprise scientists with their ability to support and enhance good health. But the problem with most conventional nuts is that they're either...

Can you really eat your way to happiness? The mood food connection

7/1/2010 - Yes, you really can eat your way to happiness, but perhaps not in the way you might first imagine. By "happiness," I mean lasting happiness, not the fleeting kind of sensory happiness that might be experienced from sucking the cream filling out of a twinkie. And that's the distinction that really matters...

Support the Free Speech About Science Act and restore freedom of health speech

5/27/2010 - The Alliance for Natural Health, a nonprofit organization committed to protecting access to natural and integrative medicine, has recently come up with a Congressional bill designed to stop government censorship of truthful, scientific health claims about natural foods and herbs, and restore free speech...

Natural health news gets nuttier: research shows eating nuts lowers cholesterol

5/20/2010 - NaturalNews has covered how eating pistachios lowers the risk of lung cancer (http://www.naturalnews.com/027732_pistachios_cancer.html) and how a diet rich in nuts may help prevent age-related blindness (http://www.naturalnews.com/026369_risk_olive_oil_nuts.html). Walnuts appear to have breast cancer-fighting...

Scientists find walnuts fight prostate cancer

4/15/2010 - Walnuts are a rich plant source of omega-3s, the fatty acids also found in cold water fish like salmon. Omega-3s are known to lower the risk of a host of health problems from depression to heart disease. Walnuts are also loaded with gamma tocopherol (a form of vitamin E), phytochemicals known as polyphenols,...

Eating Walnuts Cuts Cholesterol

12/10/2009 - Eating a diet high in walnuts may decrease cholesterol and fight inflammation, two major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from Harvard University and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. "Consumption of nuts has been associated...

Ani Phyo, Part II: Going Nuts, More Protein, Less Fat and Making Your Own Raw Chips

9/24/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Health Inner Circle, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeHealth.com. In this excerpt, Ani Phyo shares on soaking nuts, getting more protein with less fat and how to make your own raw chips. Renegade Health Inner Circle with Ani Phyo....

Fish, Nuts and Olive Oil Reduce Age-Related Blindness Risk (AMD)

6/2/2009 - Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 years of age and older. It gradually destroys sharp, central vision that's needed for tasks like driving and reading and, in time, AMD can lead to total blindness. With Baby Boomers growing older, by 2020 around...

Eating Walnuts may Prevent Breast Cancer

4/24/2009 - Addressing the American Association for Cancer Research's 100th Annual Meeting 2009 in Denver, Elaine Hardman, Ph.D., offered this advice based on her cancer research: eat more walnuts. The study she presented at the meeting strongly suggests the nuts can reduce the risk of breast cancer -- a disease...

Resveratrol is "Nature's Medicine" for Cancer, Heart Disease and Much More

4/1/2009 - Just how good is resveratrol at preventing cancer and heart disease? It's so good that drug companies are trying to mimic its molecules in order to claim they're "creating" a new drug to prevent heart disease. But this is Mother Nature's miracle drug -- only it's not a drug. It's a molecule synthesized...

Almonds Aid Weight Loss and Lower LDL Cholesterol

1/27/2009 - If you want to steer clear of the devastating side effects of statin drugs and still get your cholesterol numbers looking good, eating almonds may be just the right choice. Studies have shown that eating a nutritious diet that includes almonds sends LDL numbers plummeting. And there's more. Eating almonds...

Itís Nuts: Adding Nuts to Mediterranean Diet Zaps Metabolic Problems

12/16/2008 - Adding a daily serving of mixed nuts to the traditional Mediterranean diet (which consists of whole grain cereals, vegetables, fruits and olive oil, a moderate intake of fish and alcohol and a low intake of dairy, meats and sweets) is a delicious, natural and effective way to treat metabolic syndrome...

Discover Sprouted Nuts and Give Your Pancreas a Break

12/4/2008 - Nuts are one of the healthiest foods to ad to your diet. Eating nuts not only reduces the risk of heart attack by a huge 60%, but research shows that people who eat more nuts are usually thinner and they have lower levels of LDL cholesterol and reduced risk of osteoporosis. Eating nuts even lowers the...

Macadamia Nuts Taste Great And Keep You Heart Healthy

10/18/2008 - Think of the creamy rich taste of a macadamia nut. Consider its crunch. Many believe the macadamia to be the world's finest nut. This may all sound really dreamy, but macadamias are full of fat, so they're probably not good for you, right? Well, recent studies are finding that a diet rich in macadamia...

Eating Just Two Brazil Nuts a Day Ensures Adequate Selenium Levels

10/10/2008 - Brazil nuts are the best way to add selenium to your diet. A recent study at the University of Otago in New Zealand found that eating just two Brazil nuts a day is as effective in increasing selenium status and enhancing glutathione peroxidase activity as a recommended dosage of selenomethionine. Inclusion...

Macadamia Nuts Lower Risk Factors for Coronary Disease

8/23/2008 - Think of the creamy rich taste of a macadamia nut. Consider its crunch. Many believe the macadamia to be the world's finest nut. This may all sound really dreamy, but macadamias are full of fat, so they're probably not good for you, right? Well, recent studies are finding that a diet rich in macadamia...

A Conversation With Larry Trivieri Jr, Co-Author of The Acid-Alkaline Food Guide

6/21/2008 - I had the distinct pleasure of reading a paperback book by Dr. Susan E. Brown and Larry Trivieri, Jr. called the Alkaline-Acid Food Guide. It is a short read and quick reference on the extent to which foods affect the pH balance in our bodies. The book is based on compiled research from a number of...

The Mediterranean Diet Reduces Mortality From All Causes

6/3/2008 - Scientists are finding that those who choose to eat according to the principles of the Mediterranean diet have a lowered rate of death from all causes. Research has shown that the Mediterranean diet has a beneficial effect against cardiovascular disease and is a preventative against a second heart attack....

Eating Nuts Greatly Reduces Your Risk of Heart Attack and Cancer

5/28/2008 - Eating nuts five or more times a week reduces your risk of heart attack by a whopping 60%. And in addition to this stunning statistic, research shows that people who eat more nuts are generally thinner. They also have lower levels of LDL cholesterol and better bones. A new study even links eating nuts...

Transform Yourself From the Inside-Out and Look Your Best Naturally

5/11/2008 - At some point in our lives we have all suffered from physical insecurities, thanks to the unwitting comments of the people around us, our faulty habit of comparing ourselves to others, and mainstream media's rigid standards of beauty. Depending on our environment, upbringing, and self-image we have...

Finding Happiness the Natural Way

3/6/2008 - In a blue funk. Apathetic. High-strung. Premenstrual woman from hell. Enervated. Grouchy. Spacey. Turning on the waterworks for no real reason. Swinging from repressed fear to rage like an angst-ridden green monster. Do any of these describe you? Before you pop that Prozac into your mouth, ask yourself:...

Nuts and berries fight metabolic syndrome

1/18/2008 - A number of recent studies have indicated that nuts and berries provide great advantages in averting metabolic syndrome, a cluster of symptoms linked to heightened risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Preliminary results from a Spanish study involving 9,000 people suggest that a...

Price Comparison of Foods Containing Omega-3 Fatty Acids

1/4/2008 - It is becoming common knowledge that eating foods containing omega-3 fatty acids (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omega-3_fatty_acid) can contribute to heart and vascular health. The FDA now has a program where food suppliers may label their products as such if approved. Sources of omega-3 include certain...

Super Healthy Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season

11/28/2007 - If you're giving gifts to friends, relatives or coworkers this holiday season, be sure to consider the nature of the gift itself: Does it promote health? Was it sustainably created? When it is disposed of or consumed, what kind of impact will it have on the environment? Was it created with honest labor,...

Half a million loads of laundry will now be chemical free thanks to availability of eco-friendly "soap nuts" laundry detergent

10/1/2007 - American consumers are increasingly aware that plastics contain bisphenol-A, air fresheners contain phthalates, and antibacterial soaps contain a chemical called Triclosan, but few people realize that laundry detergent products often contain synthetic chemicals that pose a hazard to human health as...

Revolutionary laundry soap product grows on trees, replaces laundry detergent with eco-friendly solution

5/30/2007 - I've discovered an amazing new product that replaces commercial laundry detergents with a natural soap that literally grows on trees! This is a very big deal because the laundry room is one of the most toxic rooms in the home of a typical consumer. Commercial laundry detergents, fabric softeners and...

Hawaiian macadamia nut farmers face economic devastation due to false labeling of imported mac nuts as "Hawaiian"

4/23/2007 - Macadamia nuts are one of my favorite foods for providing health-enhancing oils. They're rich in monounsaturated fats and contain many other phytonutrients that contribute to human health. I think that eating handful of macadamia nuts a day is a great way to control blood sugar, satiate your appetite...

Walnuts found to protect arteries better than olive oil after meals high in saturated fats

10/10/2006 - A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that eating walnuts after a meal high in unhealthy fats can reduce the damaging effects of such fats on blood vessels. Researchers from Barcelona's Hospital Clinico conducted a study on 24 adult participants, half of...

Sunflower seeds, pistachios among top nuts for lowering cholesterol (press release)

9/6/2006 - Researchers have known for some time that nuts and seeds are rich sources of phytosterols, a class of plant chemicals that have been shown to reduce cholesterol levels and improve heart health. In what is believed to be the most comprehensive analysis to date of the phytosterol content of nuts and seeds,...

Cashews boost blood-pressure-regulating reflex (press release)

8/16/2006 - Eating a diet rich in cashew nuts improves the sensitivity of a key reflex for maintaining healthy blood pressure known as the baroreflex, South African researchers report. However, Dr. Aletta E. Schutte of North-West University, Potchefstroom and colleagues found that eating a diet rich in walnuts...

Research shows that seeds and nuts are "brain foods" that can also stabilize your mood

8/7/2006 - Can some foods make you smarter? Research shows that nuts and seeds just might boost your brainpower and balance your moods. That's right, everything from the most common nuts -- such as walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews and almonds -- to the more exotic seeds and nuts can clear up that "brain fog" and enable...

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