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Eat one a day to keep “bad cholesterol” at bay

One Avocado a Day According to researchers, eating one avocado a day can lower “bad cholesterol”, where bad cholesterol can refer to both oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and small, dense LDL particles. Small, dense LDL particles are considered particularly harmful for promoting plaque buildup in the arteries. In addition, a lot of research points to […] Read more

Don’t Make Decisions On An Empty Stomach

How decision-making gets more present-focused when people are hungry A study recently asked participants questions relating to food, money and other rewards when satiated … and again when they had skipped a meal. They Found: People’s preferences shifted dramatically from the long to short term when hungry. Hungry people were more likely to settle for […] Read more

Eating For Mental Fitness

Can Food Protect You From Depression? Researchers examined 16 studies with nearly 46,000 participants from the United States, Australia, and Europe, ranging from ages 21 to 85. Overall, adopting a healthier diet did seem to lead to reduced symptoms of depression (less hopelessness, trouble sleeping, disconnection from others) compared to engaging in other self-improvement activities […] Read more

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