Nuts, Inflammatory Death

WANT TO LIVE LONGER?  EAT MORE OF THESE…  It should come as no surprise that nuts are very good for us.  The fats in them are well known to lower levels of inflammation and do wonders for protecting the heart.  All nuts have benefits, although there are some generalizations.  Almonds and cashews (owing to their fiber / phytosterol content) will help lower cholesterol.  Walnuts and pecans are very potent antioxidants and will protect the heart.  The bottom line is that you should eat a variety of nuts (preferably all mixed together in one scrumptious bowl with some dark chocolate mixed in…) to achieve the best balance of benefits.  STRONG word of caution–avoid any added oils like cottonseed or peanut oil that are used for the processing.  You must read ingredient labels and avoid these! Read More…

James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.