Nuts for a Longer Life? Yes, but Which Ones Are Best?

Eating a handful of nuts a day may be all it takes to help ward off serious disease and prolong a healthy life, says a major new study. In the largest study to date to look at whether eating nuts can help you live longer, researchers who followed 76,464 women and 42,498 men for 30 years found that people who ate nuts every day were 20 percent less likely to die from heart disease, cancer or any other cause, compared …

Cut Your Diabetes Risk: Swap Meat For Nuts Once A Day

That bacon or sausage you love for breakfast every morning? It can increase your risk of developing diabetes by more than 50 percent. A major, new study from Harvard finds that eating red meat and processed meats, like hot dogs or bacon, daily can sharply increase your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. But substituting a serving of nuts, whole grains or low-fat dairy foods like yogurt for just one serving of meat a day can cut your diabetes risk by up to …