Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Heart-Brain Diet

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    January 2019

    From the Editor

    Dear Friends, When medieval philosophers speculated that the heart was “the root of all faculties”—the source of what makes each person unique—they were onto something. Of course, we now understand that cognition and consciousness spring from the brain, not the heart. But scientific research is increasingly demonstrating that what’s good …


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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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