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3 Tasty Foods That Protect The Brain From Ageing

3 Tasty Foods That Protect The Brain From Ageing

Some foods can keep your brain young. Blackberries, blueberries and strawberries all reduce cognitive decline related to age, research finds. All three fruits contain high levels of flavonoids. Flavonoids are powerful antioxidants that can also help reduce inflammation in the brain and body. The research was carried out on data from 121,700 women, who were followed up over decades. Dr Elizabeth Devore, the study’s first author, said: “As the U.S. population ages, understanding the health issues facing this group becomes…

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12 Fresh Foods You Should Never Store Together

12 Fresh Foods You Should Never Store Together

Your cart is bursting with colorful fruits and veggies, but days later, it’s all wilted and sad. Use these smart storage rules to keep foods fresher longer. Cucumbers stand alone Many fruits, such as tomatoes, bananas, and melons, produce ethylene gas, a ripening agent that speeds up spoilage. Cucumbers are super sensitive to this ethylene gas, so they need their own place or they’ll spoil faster. They’re actually more suited to hanging out on the counter than in the crisper…

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Nutritional Strategies to Ease Anxiety

Nutritional Strategies to Ease Anxiety

According the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. That’s 40 million adults—18% of the population—who struggle with anxiety. Anxiety and depression often go hand in hand, with about half of those with depression also experiencing anxiety. Specific therapies and medications can help relieve the burden of anxiety, yet only about a third of people suffering from this condition seek treatment. In my practice, part of what I discuss when…

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7 Brain Boosting Foods to Eat More Often

7 Brain Boosting Foods to Eat More Often

Patricia Jurek, RD, MBA     May 3, 2016 For decades, scientists have viewed food as fuel, but the latest research suggests what you eat impacts your brain, too. In fact, study after study suggests adding certain foods to your plate can sharpen your mind, build new brain cells and may even help you remember where you left your keys. With that in mind (pun intended), researchers at Rush University in Chicago developed the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay)…

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10 Foods That Fight Depression And Anxiety

10 Foods That Fight Depression And Anxiety

Depression and anxiety can by caused by many things ranging from genetics to lifestyle choices. Although we can’t always cure depression on our own, we can make little changes in our lives to help fight it. One of the ways we can fight depression and anxiety is by eating foods that are good for our bodies and our minds. 1. Whole Grains Lighten Up Your Mood If you’re looking to improve your mood quickly, grab a healthy, high fiber carbohydrate…

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13 of the Most Anti-Inflammatory Foods

13 of the Most Anti-Inflammatory Foods

What to eat to reduce inflammation and feel better. By Franziska Spritzler / Authority Nutrition February 25, 2016 Inflammation can be both good and bad. On one hand, it helps your body defend itself from infection and injury. But on the other hand, chronic inflammation can lead to weight gain and disease. Stress, unhealthy inflammatory foods and low activity levels can make this risk even worse. However, some foods can actually help fight inflammation. Here is a list of 13…

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9 Of The Best Foods To Make A Part Of Your Diet

9 Of The Best Foods To Make A Part Of Your Diet

October 3, 2014 by Mark DeNicola We recently released an article entitled ‘10 Of The Worst Food Ingredients To Never Eat Again,’ which as the name suggests outlined 10 commonly found food ingredients we may want to consider cutting out of our diet. This article is designed to outline 9 (of the many foods) that would be an excellent addition to your diet. This list is designed to be a starting point for a cumulative conversation. Once you have gone…

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Goji Berry Benefits: 12 Facts About This Healthy Superfood

Goji Berry Benefits: 12 Facts About This Healthy Superfood

The Huffington Post Canada     By Arti Patel     03/28/2014   Even though goji berries date back to the early days of Chinese medicine, people (including celebrities like Madonna and Miranda Kerr) can’t seem to stop talking about this tiny scrunched up fruit. “The sky is the limit when it comes to incorporating goji berries in your diet,” says health and nutrition expert Rosanna Lee based in Toronto. Considered both a fruit and a herb, goji berries are…

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The 11 healthiest foods in the world

The 11 healthiest foods in the world

Grown without chemicals and loaded with nutrition, these 11 foods will keep you (and the planet) healthy for life. By Rodale News Thu, Mar 08 2012 WHOLE FOODS: Full of nutrition and easy on the planet.  J.I. Rodale, the man who founded Rodale Publishing, launched the organic farming movement in America. A strong believer in the power of food to heal, he knew long before organic went mainstream that producing the healthiest food meant growing it in the healthiest soil…

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6 Things That Improve Your Memory

6 Things That Improve Your Memory

Posted by Casie Terry What’s worse than not being able to remember something when it’s right on the tip of your tongue? It’s infuriating. And worse, it only happens more frequently as the years pass. But, luckily, there are certain foods, supplements and tricks that can help you sharpen your memory and keep it way. Here are six easy ways to start improving your memory now! 1. Coconut Oil: Researchers are growing more and more optimistic about the relationship between…

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