A high-fiber diet may reduce the risk of dementia
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(Matthew Solan/ Harvard Health) — Fiber is known for keeping your digestive system healthy and lowering cholesterol levels. Now, study findings suggest it also may protect the brain from dementia.

The study involved approximately 3,700 healthy adults, ages 40 to 64, who completed routine dietary surveys for 16 years.  …

10 anti-aging foods to support your 40s-and-beyond body
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(Nathalie Rhone/ Healthline) — When we pack our diet with vibrant foods loaded with antioxidants, healthy fats, water, and essential nutrients, our body will show its appreciation through its largest organ: our skin.

After all, the skin is often the first part of our body to show internal trouble, and there’s only so much  …

Top 3 reasons to add plant-based proteins into your diet
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(Katherine Eckert, Jess Haines, Sarah Wedde/ The Conversation) — Fostering sustainable food systems is an urgent global priority. Sustainable diets are a part of food systems with important implications for human and environmental health.

While definitions of sustainable diets are still evolving, increasing plant-based  …

7 must-have superfoods for women’s health
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(Sn Rao/ NDTV Food) — Foods with a high nutritional density are known as superfoods. This implies they deliver a lot of nutrients for a small quantity.  Calories and minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants are abundant in them. The majority of us are unaware that many superfoods have been around for generations, and   …

7 foods your heart will love
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(Lisa Bendall/ Everything Zoomer) — Among the various lifestyle strategies that are known to be helpful for your heart, eating well is definitely a significant one. In fact, after studying the evidence, the American Heart Association has said that a healthy diet is as effective at lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease  …

Intermittent fasting from a dietician’s perspective
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(Andy De Santis/ Healthing) — Intermittent fasting (IF), according to a survey of my fellow dieticians, is expected to continue to be the number one “diet trend” of 2022 — even ahead of the keto diet, which IF has kicked out of first place for the second consecutive year.
 
Certainly, given that IF does not require one
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Junk food and the brain: How modern diets may contribute to angry rhetoric
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(Bonnie Kaplan, Julia J. Rucklidge/ The Conversation) — Emotional, non-rational, even explosive remarks in public discourse have escalated in recent years. Politicians endure insults during legislative discussions; scientists receive emails and tweets containing verbal abuse and threats.

What’s going on? This  …

Most preschoolers eat too much sugar, new Guelph study shows
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(David Ma/ CBC News) — A new study from the University of Guelph has found many preschoolers in the city are eating more than the recommended amount of sugar on a daily basis.

Children should only get five to 10 per cent of daily energy from free sugar, or sugars added to food or drinks, as recommended by the World Health Organization,  …

Brain-healthy foods that will help protect your memory
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(Kaitlyn Pirie/ Prevention) — What you choose to fuel your body with affects more than the number on the scale and how your jeans fit. Everything from your bone density to your memory can be supported by what you put on your plate. Specifically when it comes to brain health, the foods you eat have a major impact, says Dale  …

11 foods that beat fatigue
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(Brian Krans/ Healthline) — Your body runs off what you feed it. The best way to get the most energy from your food is to make sure you’re giving yourself the best food possible.

Besides what you eat, when you eat can also impact your energy. Did you ever notice how you feel sluggish after a big lunch or dinner? That’s because your  …

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