Mediterranean Diet Could Ward Off Dementia

One U.S. expert said diet is only one aspect in the Alzheimer’s picture. “We continue to see literature revolve around nutrition and diet and what it might mean in later life,” said Heather Snyder, vice president for medical and scientific relations at the Alzheimer’s Association. Diet, however, isn’t the only lifestyle factor that … Read more

Strawberries, Spinach, Kale Top ‘Dirty Dozen’ List Again

All three items were in the same positions last year, but the 2021 version also adds collard and mustard greens along with kale in the No. 3 spot. Nearly 70% of the non-organic fresh produce sold in the U.S. has residues of potentially harmful pesticides, the latest report found. Source link

Get Your ‘5 a Day’ Fruits & Veggies to Live Longer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Five servings. That is all the fruits and vegetables you need to eat every day to live longer, new research suggests. Scientists analyzed data from more than 2 million people in the United States and dozens of other countries and found that … Read more

Nutrition awareness: Enhancing Food Security through Nutri- Gardens in India

It is estimated that India lost nearly 4 percent of the GDP annually in terms of productivity, illness, and death due to multiple co-morbidities related to malnutrition. By Dr Sujeet Ranjan India has shown immense political will through the launch of the POSHAN Abhiyaan in 2018 and since then observing a National Nutrition Month every … Read more

Diets rich in fish and vegetables may boost your brain power | NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Kale and salmon, anyone? The foods you choose for meals and snacks may help you build a stronger body and help preserve brain function. Scientists at the National Eye Institute studied how plant-based foods of the Mediterranean diets could affect our eyes as we age. The study tracked 4,000 participants over a 10-year period, checking … Read more