How to live longer – ‘nutritional powerhouse’ to prevent early death and type 2 diabetes

The key to living longer could be to eat a healthy, balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day – as well as regular exercise. But you could boost your life expectancy by regularly eating a handful of nuts, it’s been claimed. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including a well-rounded diet is crucial to prolonging […]

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Could costly ‘activated’ nuts be better for your gut?

Could costly ‘activated’ nuts be better for your gut? Manufacturers are now selling processed varieties which help your body absorb nutrients better Process starts by soaking raw nuts in salted water, then drying them in an oven  Begins germination process and releases enzymes that break down phytic acid Priya Tew, a dietitian based in Southampton, says benefits would be marginal e-mail […]

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