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Nuts Are a Brain Healthy Food but These 2 Nuts Stand Out from the Rest

7 monthes ago   |   By Cathe Friedrich

There are many types of nuts you can eat and, unless you're allergic to nuts, munching on these crunchy treats is a healthier choice than consuming ultra-processed packaged snacks, like chips, that cause blood sugar spikes. There's even some evidence that consuming nuts can help your brain function better or even slow brain aging, and lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Nuts have a lower glycemic load, which means they cause only a modest rise in blood sugar. This makes it easier to regulate your blood glucose level after eating and can even help you lose weight if you substitute them...
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The 5 Worst Foods You Can Eat When Trying to Lose Visceral Fat

The 5 Worst Foods You Can Eat When Trying to Lose Visceral Fat

7 monthes ago   |   By Cathe Friedrich

Visceral fat isn't your typical squishy fat. Rather it's a harmful type of deep belly fat that lies deep in your abdominal cavity and wraps around organs like your liver. It also produces inflammatory chemicals called cytokines that trigger low-grade inflammation. Visceral fat differs from subcutaneous fat, the soft, jiggly kind of fat that lies closer to the surface and is pinchable.
You might not like excess subcutaneous fat, but visceral fat is the most harmful type for your health. This deeply situated fat releases inflammatory chemicals that negatively affect healthy tissues. Men tend...
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