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3. Key Components of Healthy Dietary Patterns

The Healthy U.S.-Style Eating Pattern. The Healthy Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern. The Healthy Vegetarian Eating Pattern. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet.
These dietary plans might have different names, but they share many common traits—namely, they emphasize consumption of a variety of foods from plants, lean protein sources (from plants

5. Proteins

There are over 10,000 different kinds of proteins in your body. They make up your muscle, bone, skin, and other body tissue, are part of the wall of every cell, and form many enzymes, hormones, antibodies, and even the hemoglobin that carries oxygen in your blood. Although they have very

3. Foods For Your Heart and Brain

When choosing foods that will benefit both your heart and brain, it pays to think in terms of tradeoffs. Even healthy foods contain calories, and if you eat too many calories, you will gain weight and increase your risk of cardiovascular disease and cognitive decline. That’s why nutrition experts advise

How to Get the Health Benefits of Fish Oil: Eat Fish Rich in Omega-3 Fats

In the 1970s, scientists studying the Inuit people in Greenland made a connection between their fish-rich diet and extremely low rates of cardiovascular disease. Since then, countless studies have explored the health benefits of fish—particularly the varieties high in two omega-3 fatty acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).
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Newsbriefs: Mediterranean Diet; Vitamin D; Mercury

Mediterranean Diet May Ease Depression
Following a Mediterranean-style diet may help treat major depression, according to a study published Jan. 30, 2017 in BMC Medicine. In the three-month study, adults with major depressive disorder were randomly assigned to receive either social support (which involved weekly visits from researchers) or support from

3. Choosing Healthy Heart-Brain Foods

The Need for Nutrient Density
Another concept emphasized in the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) is nutrient density. You need to consume nutrient-dense foods and beverages to get enough of the nutrients you need without consuming too many calories. Aim to get as much nutritional “bang” for your caloric “bucks”

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Is Fish Safe To Eat? How To Avoid Mercury And Other Contaminants

Fish is good for you. Eat more, experts say. And with the specter of mad cow disease rearing its ugly head and Campylobacter organisms running rampant among chickens, more and more people have turned to seafood, buoyed by its omega-3 fatty acid content and resulting health benefits?reduced risk of heart

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