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Nutritional considerations for healthy aging, reduction in age-related chronic disease

Improving dietary resilience and better integration of nutrition in the health care system can promote healthy aging and may significantly reduce the financial and societal burden of the “silver tsunami.” This is the key finding of a “Nutritional Considerations for ...

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Study discusses model for understanding nutrition and brain development

Pediatric nutrition research has sh own the important effects of early-life nutrition on a baby’s development — especially the gastrointestinal tract — and more recent research indicates that nutrition may also have an influence on an infant’s brain as it ...

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Think binge drinking is safer for your liver than regular heavy drinking? Think again

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) occurs on a spectrum of severity. The majority of people who drink excessively develop a fatty liver, which though often symptom free, can progress to a state of inflammation, fibrosis, and ...

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What Trainers Really Eat When They Dine Out

You drop it like a squat and sprint on the bike at their command, but it’s rare to see what some of the most in-demand trainers eat to fuel their class-packed days. While some meals are what you’d expect — hearty salads and gluten-free sandwich ...

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4 Healthy Eating Resolutions That Aren't Focused on Weight Loss

In January many of my clients are focused on shedding holiday pounds. But others see the New Year as a chance to establish healthy (and sustainable) eating habits for reasons other than weight loss. This group is motivated by goals like more energy, stronger ...

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9 Tips That Make Eating Healthy a Breeze

No need to fear these foods Contrary to popular belief, these “forbidden foods” are fine for your waistline. White potatoes. You may have been avoiding them due to their high carb content, but the problem with potatoes isn’t the carbs—it’s ...

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How Your Morning Coffee Might Slow Down Aging

This article originally appeared on Time.com. To the age-old question “Is coffee bad for you?”, researchers are in more agreement than ever that the answer is a resounding “no.” A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine found that ...

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Maternal micronutrients, nurturing environment boost child development

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A new study offers a recipe for parents who want smarter kids: maternal micronutrient supplements during pregnancy, early life nurturing, happy moms, and educated parents. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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New urine test can quickly detect whether a person has a healthy diet

Scientists have developed a urine test that measures the health of a person’s diet. The five-minute test measures biological markers in urine created by the breakdown of foods such as red meat, chicken, fish and fruit and vegetables. The analysis, ...

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Eat hot peppers for a longer life? Study

Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer, say researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, who found that consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a 13 percent reduction in total ...

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