Not eating walnuts may double our risk of dying from heart disease (compared to at least one serving a week)—perhaps because nuts appear to improve endothelial function, allowing our arteries to better relax normally.
Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work best, though—almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, peanuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, or walnuts?
Of all the components of a healthy Mediterranean diet, which are associated with a longer lifespan?
The ongoing global drop in male fertility may be associated with saturated fat intake and lack of sufficient fruits and vegetables.
Good news for nut lovers: Eating at least one serving of walnuts per week may drop our chances of a cardiovascular-related death by 50%. However, […]
Seaweed salad is put to the test for hypertension.
Concerns about smoothies and oxalic acid, nitrate availability, dental erosion, and weight gain are addressed.
If our body doesn’t register liquid calories as well, why are blended soups more satiating than the same ingredients eaten in solid form?
Does extra virgin olive oil have the same adverse effect on arterial function as refined oils and animal fats?
A randomized controlled trial found that a Mediterranean-type diet can dramatically lower the risk of subsequent heart attacks. How does it compare with plant-based diet data?
The melatonin content in certain plant foods such as almonds, raspberries, and goji berries may explain the improvement in sleep quality associated with tart cherry consumption.
Eating fiber-containing foods—especially nuts—during adolescence may significantly lower the risk of developing potentially precancerous fibrocystic breast disease (fibroadenomas).
Dr. Greger blends up a vegetable smoothie inspired by a recipe in his How Not to Die Cookbook.
In my book How Not to Die, I center my recommendations around a Daily Dozen checklist of all the things I try to fit into my daily routine.
This is why I recommend 250mg a day of a pollutant-free source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids.
Olives and nuts are plant foods, and as such, are packed with antioxidants, raising the antioxidant level of our bloodstream resulting in lower fat oxidation […]