Delicious food truly provides one of the great pleasures in life, and lingering over a tasty meal with friends or family is something we can enjoy time and time again. Food does so much more than just tickle the taste buds, however; it can also be a source of powerful medicine.

In the past year, Natural News has reported on all the latest medical and scientific breakthroughs in the realm of food. Let’s consider a few of the highlights.

Opinions about the health benefits of eggs have alternated dramatically over the years, and there are many people who remain convinced that they are nothing more than a source of unhealthy cholesterol. Now, a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which included 2,500 men over a 22-year period, has proved that egg consumption has no correlation to an increase in heart disease, dementia or Alzheimer’s. In fact, regular egg consumption was found to improve performance on neuropsychological tests of the frontal lobe and executive functioning.

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