Healthy fats in olive oil and nuts may reduce the risk of heart attack.
Not all fats are bad! Some of them even help to increase life expectancy. Harvard University researchers found that among the people who drink about a liter of olive oil per week, or eat 30 grams of of nuts daily, there fewer strokes, heart attacks and death cases in general than among those who stick to low fat diets.
Spinach and other green leafy vegetables may increase the body's energy supply.
These leaves are full of vitamin K, iron, lutein and zeaxanthin. Iron improves the body energy balance and forms muscles while vitamin K has a positive effect on bone density, preventing osteoporosis and fractures.
Moderate consumption of red wine strengthens the cardiovascular system and helps to prevent cancers.
Good news for lovers of red wine - a glass of red wine at night can improve the cardiovascular system. According to research from the University of California, antioxidants contained in the skin and seeds of red grapes, can reduce the production of "bad" cholesterol, increase the production of "good" cholesterol and reduce blood clotting.