Processed foods are bad for our health. But, what exactly is a processed food?

Many studies confirm that eating processed foods can lead to cancer, heart disease, obesity and well, early death.  But, what exactly is a processed food? Using a four-tiered system called NOVA, nutrition experts and scientists classify everything we eat into one of four categories: unprocessed or minimally processed, processed culinary ingredients, processed foods and ultra-processedContinue reading “Processed foods are bad for our health. But, what exactly is a processed food?”

Study: Daily vitamin D improves heart function

A recent study has found that daily vitamin D3 supplementation can improve heart function in people with chronic heart failure. In the study, researchers gave one group of patients 4000IU of daily vitamin D, and gave the other group a placebo. They found that those who took a daily vitamin D supplement showed improvement in cardiacContinue reading “Study: Daily vitamin D improves heart function”

Narcissistic men more prone to health problems?

Narcissism is a condition which is characterized by excessive love of oneself. It can be characterized by a sense of grandiosity and entitlement. A new study published this week indicates that narcissism is not only an irritating psychological glitch but it may be physically damaging for men. However, this does not appear to be theContinue reading “Narcissistic men more prone to health problems?”

The walnut: best nut for your heart!

Walnuts are apparently the best nuts to prevent heart disease, according to the latest research presented at the 241st national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Anaheim, California. Eating seven walnuts a day could also help cut the risk of some cancers and type 2 diabetes. Containing antioxidants up to 15 times more potentContinue reading “The walnut: best nut for your heart!”