Reduce Depression Risk

  By now most people know that there are many health benefits in eating a Mediterranean-style diet.  Residents of the Mediterranean coastal region have enjoyed this kind of delicious diet — high in plant foods and monounsaturated fats like olive oil– for thousands of years.  They don’t regard their eating habits as a diet plan…

Crack Cholesterol with a Bag of Nuts

A small bag of nuts a day could dramatically lower cholesterol levels, according to a study by the Archives of Internal Medicine. Various types of nuts seem to produce the same effect, although experts warn against salted or sugar coated nuts, which can have negative consequences for health. What does the study show? A series of…