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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...
 
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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...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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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 such as sardines, salmon, trout, herring, ... Fish: Is It Brain Food?
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Fish is Brain Food Omega-3s appear to improve the conduction of electrolytes through cellular membranes. A diet low in omega-3s could impair the growth and functioning of neurons.1 The retina of the eye matures rapidly in the first 6 months after birth. A small study that compared the visual acuity of infants fed breast milk ... Fish is Brain Food
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Don't Forget Fruits and Veggies Last month we discussed growing evidence linking insulin resistance and inactivity with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer?s disease. We also noted that the same risk factors for cardiovascular disease are increasingly linked to the development of Alzheimer?s disease and senility. In the September...