Collagen seems to be all the rage right now. Evidence of our last post regarding Bone broth. You’ve likely seen it in products in the beauty aisle for years because of its ability to help maintain healthy hair (even fighting hair loss), create smooth, supple skin and build strong, beautiful nails.
By now, we all know that a little bit of healthy fat is good for us. But a lot might be even better—at least, in the case of avocado. Apparently, eating an entire creamy green fruit every day could significantly lower your cholesterol, say new avocado industry-funded findings published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Love nuts? Almonds, walnuts, cashews. Me too! So how do they stack up when it comes to benefits and nutrition?
The dietary guidelines say that Americans should cap their sodium intake at 2,300 mg( about 1 teaspoon of salt) per day. But this may be too low, suggests a new study. Drawing from data from 130,000 people in 49 countries, researchers found that sodium intake below 3,000 mg per day ( or 1 1/3 teaspoons of salt) was associated with increased risk of stroke ,heart attack or cardiovascular disease-regardless of weather a person had high or healthy blood pressure.