Increasing nut consumption by just half a serving (14 g or ½ oz) a day is linked to less weight gain and a lower risk of obesity, suggests a large, long term observational study, published in the online journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health.
There is good news for fish lovers and those who are at a risk of having heart diseases. A study has revealed that consuming fatty fish four times a week can help prevent the risk of heart disease by increasing the amount of good cholesterol.
Further exploration is needed, but these results suggest that the rapidly increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods “may drive an increasing burden of cancer in the next decades,” warned the researchers.
Iran's consumption of finished steel in the year to March 20 stood at 19.27 million tons indicating a one-percent decline compared to the figure for a year earlier, while domestic steel production posted gains, according to Iranian Steel Producers Association.
A nation's electricity consumption has been seen as a useful proxy for measuring economic growth ― offering a useful alternative to conventional measures such as gross domestic product (GDP) by incorporating the assumption that greater consumption means a better quality of life. However, country-by-country analysis reported in International Journal of Global Energy Issues suggests that this may not necessarily be the case.