Category Archives: Diet

Better Brain aging through Diet

I have spent a lot of time writing about the benefits of exercise for the brain as well as the body. Herewith info from the Tufts Health and Nutrition Letter on what I can only call food for thought. Currently … Continue reading

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The Diet That Lowers Your Intelligence

The diet causes lower intelligence and 50% more laziness. High-fat foods can reduce intelligence in just 9 days, research finds. Cognitive performance reduced by 20% in just over a week after eating a high-fat diet. The study on rats fed … Continue reading

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Connection Between Cognitive Function and Diet

A new study reports the Ketogenic diet can help to improve cognition. The study reports the Ketogenic diet can help improve balance in the gut microbiome, lower blood glucose levels and increase the processes that help to clear amyloid beta … Continue reading

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Effects of High Fat Diet May Be Passed on For Three Generations

Researchers report high fat diet in female mice can have an epigenetic effect on future generations. The study found high fat diets had lead to an increased risk of obesity, insulin resistance and addictive behaviors over three generations of offspring. … Continue reading

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Higher Dairy Consumption Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

According to investigators from the Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study, dairy intake of around three standard servings per day is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality, compared to lower levels of consumption. “Our findings support … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Stroke

A new study reveals that a traditional Mediterranean-style diet reduces stroke risk among white adults who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease. Led by Norwich Medical School’s Professor Ailsa Welch, the study shows that the diet may be especially … Continue reading

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Diet Linked to Intelligence

People with more of this in their blood did better on intelligence tests. Eating leafy greens helps preserve intelligence over the lifetime, research finds. Leafy greens and other foods contain lutein, a plant pigment that protects the brain from aging. People with … Continue reading

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