Pine Nuts – New Diet Secret

Pine Nuts

Pine nuts make you feel full. The secret ingredient is picolinic acid which acts on hormones that signal the brain to stop eating. Satiety is a greatly sought after quality in the diet industry, which is why pine nuts are included in many diet products. And for every gram of saturated fat, they contain over [...]

Happy Easter for Chocoholics

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The research hasn’t been done yet into a direct link between chocolate consumption and longevity. But both the anecdotes and the science are appealing. Sarah Knauss, who lived to 119, enjoyed a kilo of chocolate each week.  So did Jeanne Calment, who lived to 122.  Seems Jeanne was persuaded to give up chocolate by her [...]

Why Chai?

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Did you know that one teaspoon of mixed spice contains all the antioxidants you will need in a day? Adding spices enhances the already considerable antioxidant properties of tea.  Chai tea is a simple, affordable longevity booster.   Chai tea has been enjoyed in south Asia for thousands of years, both for its taste and [...]