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Stay calm and eat dark chocolate

Feeling stressed? Reach for a piece of dark chocolate. It’s the easy, no-drug solution to soothing frazzled nerves. 

Harness the Power of “Good” Fat for Your Good Health

Not all fat is bad. In fact, the type of fat known as omega-3 is essential to good health. It’s good for your brain, your nervous system, and it fights inflammation — which makes it perfect for easing the pain of arthritis.

 

4 Easy Eats That Steady Your BP

Go nutty at breakfast.
Researchers think omega-3 fatty acids may help the walls of your blood vessels relax and widen, helping your blood pressure go down.
To add omega-3s to your diet, toss some English walnuts on your morning oatmeal.

7 Habits of People with the Sharpest Memories

Australian researchers gave extensive memory tests to 29,500 people and they discovered 7 habits of people with the sharpest memories.  Some were obvious:  read often, do crossword puzzles, and avoid alcohol.  But the other 4 habits include a few surprises!

Four Foods That Slow Aging!

Decades of studies from around the world have shown that the folks who eat lots of these 4 specific foods live the longest, and stay in the best health.  We name these Fantastic 4, and we reveal how often you should be eating them!