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The MIND Diet for Better Health

By Laurel Sterling, RD

There is a growing body of evidence that shows that what you eat can affect your brain. A recent study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center demonstrates that a diet plan they developed may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by as much as 53%! 230 more words


DASH plan 

After seeing this list by US News, I was surprised by all these diet strategies I had never heard of. Not that I spend much time reading about diet plans, but I do come across various ones from time to time. 515 more words

Top Diets for Health and Weight Loss

At the beginning of the year, many people search for a new diet that can help them shed the excess pounds and start healthier eating habits. 667 more words


Even fried food has nutritional value, when cooked in olive oil

Source: Even fried food has nutritional value, when cooked in olive oil – Medical News Today

Frying in extra virgin olive oil is healthier than other cooking methods and can help to prevent cancer, diabetes or macular degeneration, according to research published in… 532 more words


What Is The Dash Diet?

The DASH Diet was developed by The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which helped develop it. Numerous studies have shown that the DASH diet reduces the risk of diseases such as some kinds of cancer, stroke, heart disease, heart failure and diabetes. 259 more words


USDA Dietary Guidelines released...a full year later

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s scientific report, essentially the major draft of the USDA “Dietary Guidelines for Americans” guidelines, was finished last February. The… 2,065 more words


DASH Diet Named Best For Sixth Year In A Row

BOSTON (CBS) – If you’re trying to lose weight after the New Year, which diet is best? Dr. Mallika Marshall has the results of a new poll. 119 more words