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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

HAVE YOU TRIED THE DASH DIET?

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

LIFESTLYE

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

Dash Diet is BORING!

I’ve not been able to generate any excitement about the DASH diet.  I’m only 15 days into this but am bored stiff by it.  I find myself making poor food choices because, well, the DASH diet is boring.  129 more words