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    January 2017

    A Letter From The Consulting Editor

    Dear Friends, Before the discoveries of modern medicine, medieval philosophers believed the heart was “the root of all faculties”—the source of what makes each individual unique. Though we now understand that cognition and consciousness spring instead from the brain, those ancient thinkers were not far wrong in emphasizing the central …


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    Consulting Editor
    Tammy Scott, PhD, Assistant Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University; Scientist II, Neuroscience and Aging Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
    Consulting Dietitian
    Helen Rasmussen, PhD, RD, FADA, senior research dietitian, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
    Author
    David A. Fryxell, Managing Editor, Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter
    Recipe Consultant
    Patsy Jamieson
    Dietetic Intern
    V. Paige Murphy, MS nutrition candidate, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
    Author Emeritus
    Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND
    Group Directors, Belvoir Media Group
    Diane Muhlfeld, Jay Roland
    Creative Director, Belvoir Media Group
    Judi Crouse
    Belvoir Editor
    Dawn Bialy
    Publisher, Belvoir Media Group
    Timothy H. Cole
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