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All You Need To Know About Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean Diet is more than a diet. It is a complete lifestyle, one which can be termed as health promoting, encouraging social relationships and happiness as a way of life. This diet brims with full of nutritional goodness and enhances your wellness quotient to a great extent. Interested to know more about this diet? Here we go…
What is a Mediterranean diet?
This diet pattern is adopted from the traditional food styles of people living in the Mediterranean basin. To be more specific from Greece, Southern Italy, Portugal, Turkey, Spain, and Cyprus. The main attraction in this diet is that it is rich in full flavored foods.
It is characterized by high intake of vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, whole grains, olive oil and moderately high intake of fish. Moderate amount of red wine along with meals is also a unique part of this diet, but it can be optional. Red meat and saturated fats fare very low in this diet. Herbs and spices are used to flavor food instead of salt.
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Do Selfies Affect Your Health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Kardashians, just think and tell me a similarity between them, what a ridiculous question? You might wonder. 
The similarity is nothing but the selfie. Such is the incredible magnetic power of selfie. It can attract people of different hues and shades.
So, what is a selfie? Merriam-Webster dictionary definesselfie as an image of oneself taken by oneself using a digital camera especially for posting on social networks.
It is no wonder that the term selfie was declared "The International Word of the Year" by Oxford Dictionaries. It seems that the story of the selfie is quite ancient.
Robert Cornelius, an American photographer, took the first selfie in the year 1839. Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikoaevna in 1914 was the first teenager to take her picture using a mirror. Very futuristic indeed.
The Kardashians are not the only ones to dominate the selfie bandwagon. Selfies have also gained a foothold in space. Astronauts take selfies in spac…

Benefits Of Walnuts In The Diet For Diabetes

Do you suffer from diabetes? Then including walnuts in your diet can help you a lot. Here are the details.
These crunchy nuts are great for reducing the risk and symptoms of diabetes. Research studies show that walnuts improve the functioning of the lining of blood vessels. Scientists found that if you eat 30 grams of walnut for one year, it will significantly reduce your fasting insulin levels.
Walnuts do improve your blood lipid profile. Lipid profile means the ratio of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol to low density lipoprotein cholesterol. If you consume a low-fat diet along with 30 grams of walnuts you can positively improve your lipid profile.
Walnuts are a great source of alpha-linoleic acid. These fatty acids help to reduce diabetic neuropathy where the nerves get affected. Research shows that 600 milligrams of ALA are the optimal dose for treating diabetic neuropathy. 1 ounce of walnuts contains approximately 2.5 grams of ALA.
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Nutritious and Tasty Cranberry Beans Soy Chunks Curry

While we went for weekly shopping, I chanced upon this colorful beans and bought some. Later came to know that it was the cranberry beans. I made a delicious side dish with cranberry beans and soya chunks. It’s so easy to make, and you can cook in a jiffy.
Cranberry beans give a big nutritional bang for your buck. They are high in protein, have fewer calories, does not contain fat or cholesterol. According to North Dakota State University Research, it may lower your risk for cancer, obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
Cranberry beans get a five-star rating for fiber. Each cup gives you 17.7 grams of fiber. Fiber adds bulk to your diet and is highly beneficial for those trying to lose weight.
Fiber controls your blood pressure, decrease the risk of heart disease and digestive issues such as hemorrhoids and constipation and lower your cholesterol levels.
Cranberries help you to increase the intake of essential minerals. Cranberry beans are rich in manganese, copper, potassium, magnesi…