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Featured: Roasted or raw?

Roasted or raw?

A new comparative study found that dry roasted, lightly salted nuts are just as likely to improve cardiovascular health as raw nuts.

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Personalized B vitamins for blood pressure
Posted on Mon, 10 Apr 17

Personalized B vitamins for blood pressure

People with a common gene variant could benefit from personalized B vitamin therapy, with large reductions in blood pressure independent of anti-hypertensive medication.

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Tropical or temperate? Type of fruit matters
Posted on Mon, 27 Mar 17

Tropical or temperate? Type of fruit matters

Temperate fruit could be healthier than tropical varieties because of differences in nutritional composition and glycaemic index, according to a new study examining links between types of fruit and diabetes risk.

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Post lunch dip? Almonds help
Posted on Wed, 15 Feb 17

Post lunch dip? Almonds help

A decline in mental function after lunch, known as the post lunch dip, could be due to what you ate. Adding almonds to peoples lunch helped.

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High-heat cooking: overlooked danger
Posted on Wed, 16 Nov 16

High-heat cooking: overlooked danger

The burden of heart disease in different populations is not completely explained by current ideas. But there may be a cultural explanation: cooking at high temperatures.

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Most people are vitamin E deficient
Posted on Mon, 26 Sep 16

Most people are vitamin E deficient

Over two billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies, but one that has been grossly overlooked is vitamin E, with a new study finding that 82% of people are deficient.

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