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Epidemiological studies show the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease is increasing in the USA and other countries that are adopting a modern Western diet high in saturated fat, cholesterol, salt, and low in vegetables and fruits. Alzheimer's disease appears to have much the same risk factors as cardiovascular disease...
 
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Low levels of vitamins B-6, B-12, and folate can contribute to elevated levels of Hcy leading to hopes that supplements of these 3 B-vitamins might reduce the risk heart disease and senility. Elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) in the blood have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular...
 
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The regular consumption of tea has been repeatedly associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and at least several types of cancer. A recent study in Japan followed over 12,000 people 65 to 84 for over 5 years. They found that the risk of dying from CVD in those drinking 7 or more ... The Regular Consumption of Tea May Help Slow Aging
 
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There is widespread agreement that normal weight Americans have a reduced risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, cancer, Alzheimer?s disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, gallstones, and numerous other ills than those who are overweight or obese. Recent data suggests that overweight and obese Americans appear to be aging faster than...
 
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Fish: Is It Brain Food? Growing up in the 1950s, my mom always said, ?fish is brain food.? This may have just been a ploy to get me to eat fish on Fridays, but growing evidence suggests that the omega-3 fatty acids found in large amounts in fatty fish...