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Are Walnuts Good For Blood Pressure?

According to a study, one of the benefits of eating walnuts is the lowering of blood pressure in individuals at risk for cardiovascular disease when combined with a low saturated fat diet. The randomized, controlled trial looked at the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in individuals’ diets with walnuts. It was revealed… Read More »

Peanut allergy immunotherapy may actually do more harm than good

Food allergies are on the risePicture Partners/Alamy By Sam Wong For people with peanut allergies, undergoing immunotherapy may actually increase their risk of having allergic or anaphylactic reactions. Immunotherapy is an experimental treatment for allergies that involves repeated exposure to the allergen in gradually increasing doses, aiming to desensitise the patient’s immune system. To get… Read More »