A study recently published on BMC Medicine concluded that higher nut consumption is associated with reduced risk of heart disease, total cancer, and mortality from respiratory disease, diabetes and infections.
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have developed wheat
lines resistance to a stem rust fungus, which is threatening crop
and adding to existing problems of rising costs and a 30-year low
A study to be conducted by the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK,
will examine whether adding flavonoids found in cocoa to the diet,
gives additional protection against heart disease on top of that
provided by prescription drugs.
Research published this month suggests that some cocoa and
chocolate products have a very high flavanol content, a factor
which makes them good at protecting the body against cardiovascular
disease. But all chocolate products do not...