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MIND Diet for Better Brain Aging
Does a healthy eating pattern preserve brain function with aging? An important new study hopes to provide clues.
MIND Diet for Better Brain Aging MIND Diet for Better Brain Aging Does a healthy eating pattern preserve brain function with aging? An important new study hopes to provide clues.
Diet-Related Inflammation and Colorectal Cancer Diet-Related Inflammation and Colorectal Cancer Study connects the inflammatory potential of dietary patterns to higher risk for a common cancer.
The Food-Vision Connection The Food-Vision Connection A diet with higher-quality carbs may stave off age-related vision loss.
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Diet-Related Inflammation and Colorectal Cancer

Study connects the inflammatory potential of dietary patterns to higher risk for a common cancer.

Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the US, with 140,000 new cases forecast for 2018. Research has linked dietary factors to colorectal cancer risk. Processed meats are associated with higher risk, whereas high-fiber diets are associated with lower risk, although it is unclear how this happens.

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The Food-Vision Connection

A diet with higher-quality carbs may stave off age-related vision loss.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in Americans over age 65. As AMD progresses, it permanently damages the portion of the eye’s light-sensing retina (the macula) that provides sharp central vision.

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New Findings on Genes and Fish Consumption

New Findings on Genes and Fish Consumption

A study combining data on more than 86,000 people in the US and Europe found only weak connections between genetics and levels of consumption of seafood and omega-3 fatty acids. Instead, environmental and personal factors, such as availability of fish and individual food preferences, may play a bigger role in how much fish people consume.

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Choosing a Healthy Diet

Choosing a Healthy Diet

Healthy dietary patterns have many things in common. Choose the one that helps you make sustainable changes in your eating habits.

Atkins, Flexitarian, F-Factor, Flat Belly, Paleo, South Beach, TLC—these are just some of the numerous diets to choose from. Which is best for you?

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quinoa

Good News for Quinoa Fans

Latin Americans have cultivated quinoa, a nutritious seed, for thousands of years. However, newer consumers of the “golden grain” may detect subtle bitter notes in cooked quinoa—mainly because of substances in the outer husk or bran of the seed called saponins.

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Caffeine Without Sleeplessness

Caffeine Without Sleeplessness

Timing and moderation allow you to enjoy coffee, tea and other caffeinated beverages without disturbing your slumber.

Timing and moderation allow you to enjoy coffee, tea and other caffeinated beverages without disturbing your slumber.

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Spinach, Grapefruit & Avocado Salad
Spinach, Grapefruit & Avocado Salad Spinach, Grapefruit & Avocado Salad
Spring Vegetable Salad Spring Vegetable Salad
Quinoa Pilaf with Lemon & Herbs Quinoa Pilaf with Lemon & Herbs

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