The news keeps getting sweeter about dark chocolate and other cocoa products. Not only have several studies suggested that it can help lower blood pressure, but new research has found that cocoa can also aid the brain.
Many people avoid nuts, thinking they are too fattening. And most do contain a lot of calories, though these come mostly from healthy saturated fats. But research now suggests that nuts can, in fact, help with weight control.
This tasty soup is a variation of a minestrone, which in Italian literally means big soup. We've used cabbage but you can substitute a more unusual green, such as collards, beet or turnip greens, to change up the flavor.