If you’re a fan of spicy foods, you’re in luck: Research from the University of Vermont indicates that consuming red chili peppers may just help you live longer.
Zinc is an essential mineral – the human body needs enough zinc so the immune system can fight off different kinds of bacteria and viruses.
If you swear by eating fruits, you’re in luck: According to researchers from Brazil, you can add probiotics to your fruit salad to make a delicious and nutrient-packed alternative to functional foods. In their study, published in Food Science and Technology, the team investigated the potential of fruit salads to be used as carriers of the Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001, a probiotic known to aid in treating conditions like colic, rotavirus, irritable bowel syndrome, and even traveler’s diarrhea.
Almonds can be added to almost anything, including ice cream, pastries, and chocolates.