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How to spot a fad diet - [TED Ed]

Conventional wisdom about diets, including government health recommendations, seems to change all the time. And yet ads routinely come out claiming to have THE answer about what we should eat.

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Can a Healthy Diet Prevent Dementia? What the Science Says

By Catherine Escher and Rowena Gomez, PhD (Palo Alto University)

We all know that eating healthy is good for our bodies as we age, but did you know that eating certain foods may reduce your risk of dementia? 672 more words

Health And Wellness

Q: Which foods are good, and which are bad?

A:   This is a commonly asked question that has one answer: Anything is okay in moderation (as long as your doctor or dietitian hasn’t advised you to avoid certain foods, of course!). 512 more words

Healthy Eating


The dietary approaches to stop hypertension(DASH) is a diet that follows heart healthy guidelines to limit saturated fat and cholesterol.It focuses on increasing intake of foods rich in nutrients that are expected to lower blood pressure,mainly minerals(like potassium,calcium and magnesium),protein and fiber.Nutrient rich foods are included so that nutrient requirements recommended by the Institute of Medicine is met. 246 more words


DASH Support Groups

There are DASH support groups in case you want to join one and trade tips and recipes with other people who are eating on the DASH diet. 40 more words