Fruit and vegetables aren't only good for a healthy body; they protect your mind too Eating a Mediterranean diet or other healthy dietary pattern, comprising of fruit, vegetables, legumes, and nuts and low in processed meats, is associated with preventing the onset of depression, according to research. A large study of 15,093 people suggests depression could be linked with nutrient deficits.
High consumption of sugar sweetened beverages linked to overall poor diet High consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, which has been linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes, is part of a poor overall die.
Beta-glucan-enriched pasta boosts good gut bacteria, reduces bad cholesterol People fed beta-glucan-enriched pasta for two months showed increased populations of beneficial bacteria in their intestinal tracts, and reduced populations of non-beneficial bacteria. They also showed reduced LDL (bad) cholesterol. This work is part of a broad effort to identify potential prebiotics -- foods that could encourage the growth of health-promoting bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract.No link between coffee consumption, common type of irregular heartbeat There is no association between coffee consumption and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to research. The research includes a meta-analysis of four other studies, making it the largest study its kind, involving nearly 250,000 individuals over the course of 12 years.