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2. Healthy Eating Patterns

A diet that supports heart and brain health is more than just eating an extra piece of fruit and occasionally eating salmon instead of steak. Rather than thinking solely in terms of individual foods or getting enough of certain vitamins and minerals, it’s important to focus on a healthy overall

Foods That Cause Inflammation

Foods That Cause Inflammation

Many of us are walking around with chronic inflammation, and the reaction can be extreme, presenting as arthritis (inflammation of joints), colitis (inflammation of the colon), dermatitis (inflammation of the skin), or other inflammatory diseases. But inflammation can be chronic, low-grade, and the cause of vague symptoms like fatigue, runny

6. Lifestyle: Living Your Best Life

It is never too late to make changes in your lifestyle that can have far-reaching health benefits. The human body can be amazingly resilient, capable of bouncing back from past damage or injury in many instances. Your body can become healthier and more fit at any stage in life if

Newsbites: Food Waste; Longevity; Diet Quality; Portions

US Food Waste About A Pound Per Person Daily
Nearly a pound of food per person is wasted each day in America, according to a study in PLOS One. Researchers examined data on Americans’ eating habits as well as estimates of food loss, including waste, at multiple stages in the food

Reconsidering Current “Safe” Limits of Alcohol Consumption

“All things in moderation” is sound advice for almost every human behavior, but the definition of moderation as it relates to drinking alcohol has become an elusive and smaller target.
A new, massive study of drinkers in 19 countries says that drinking what has been considered modest amounts—one drink a day

Healthy Diet and Lifestyle to Sidestep Metabolic Syndrome

You know you’re in trouble when you start seeing terms like “Syndrome X” to describe a health condition. In the late 1990s, recognition grew of a particularly potent cluster of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. It came to be known as the metabolic syndrome.
The only visible sign of

2. Eating Patterns For Heart and Brain

Eating to protect your heart and brain means more than just choosing or rejecting a few individual foods or getting enough of certain vitamins and minerals. Rather, you need to focus on a healthy overall eating pattern. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) explain: “Over the course of any

Newsbriefs: Almonds; Poor Appetite, Alcohol

Almonds May Boost “Good” Cholesterol
Eating almonds every day may help boost your levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol, according to research published in the August 2017 issue of the Journal of Nutrition. Researchers measured HDL in people who ate 43 grams (about a handful) of almonds every day for six weeks

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