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Nuts: Associated With Weight Loss

Eating one ounce serving of any type of nuts or peanuts, in place of foods generally considered low in nutritional value, is associated with a lower risk of long-term weight gain and obesity. According to a food-frequency questionnaire submitted to participants every four years in three different established study groups of 25,394 men in the… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »