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Author Archives: Penny Swift

Penny Swift is an experienced journalist who has worked on daily and Sunday newspapers in several parts of the world. Her specialties include news, investigative writing, consumer, health, and medical spheres. She has written more than 40 non-fiction books mostly about construction and home-related topics, as well as decorating and landscaping.

Monkey Business: Peanuts Rate as a Top Antioxidant

top antioxidant

Researchers at the University of Florida say that peanuts rate high along with many fruits when it comes to their role as an antioxidant, making them a top antioxidant. They are also an excellent choice for people on a low fat high carb diet, because they contain “good” fat. According to Prof. Steve Talcott from the university’s Department of Food ... Read More »

The Real Meal Revolution [Video]

Eating a low-fat diet that is high in carbohydrates will not prevent you from having a heart attack. In fact you are less likely to suffer from heart disease if you eat lots of fat – provided it is the right type of fat. This is the gospel of a team of South Africans headed by sometimes controversial Professor of ... Read More »