Diet Tips For The Elderly

Diet Tips For The Elderly

It is necessary for people to step up their nutrient game in their advancing years in order to counter the effects of ageing. It is necessary to avoid empty calories and substitute it instead with extra, protein, calcium and other vitamins and minerals. Rohit Shelatkar, fitness & nutrition expert, Vitabiotics Ltd, talks about some of the foods that must be included in the diet plan: Yoghurt: As one advances in age, their bones become weaker. In…

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6 Simple Drinks to Include In Your Diet for a Healthy Living

6 Simple Drinks to Include In Your Diet for a Healthy Living

Your diet reflects on your body, mind, and soul. A proper diet is essential to lead a proper healthy and happy life. Even it is necessary to maintain inner peace and mental health as well. We have a direct connection of our food to our mood as well. Some food makes feel you light and happy instantly and some leads to an upset stomach hence, upset mind as well. As 60% of our body is…

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Mind your peas and quinoa: with the MIND diet

CRAIG BRESLOW, dubbed “the smartest man in baseball,” pitched for seven MLB teams, including two stints with the Boston Red Sox in 2006 and 2011-15. That was after he attended Yale (majoring in biochemistry and biophysics while leading Ivy League baseball with a 2.56 ERA). He was also admitted to, but didn’t attend, NYU Medical School. A mind to admire! So is the MIND diet, aka the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay, since research indicates…

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Should You Try the MIND Diet to Preserve Your Brain’s Health After a Stroke?

Should You Try the MIND Diet to Preserve Your Brain’s Health After a Stroke?

When it comes to heart health, the Mediterranean diet is the winner. The DASH diet is the best choice for patients with high blood pressure. Both diets have shown some ability to protect the brain from cognitive decline. Now it appears that a diet composed of those brain-beneficial foods may help shield stroke survivors from developing dementia within 10 years after their stroke. The eating regimen, known as the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet, emphasizes specific foods to…

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Heart-N-Hands EHC learns about MIND Diet

Heart-N-Hands EHC learns about MIND Diet

Carolyn Harness presented the program,“The MIND Diet,” at the recent meeting of the Heart-N-Hands Extension Homemakers Club. The potluck luncheon meeting was held at the Centennial Fellowship Church at White Hall. Harness said the MIND Diet was effective in significantly reducing dementia risks even among people who moderately followed the diet. According to the presentation, the MIND Diet is based on research and includes foods shown to improve cognitive function. Include these 10 brain healthy…

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Weight Loss: 5 Healthy Diet Facts That Anyone Wanting To Lose Weight Must Know

Weight Loss: 5 Healthy Diet Facts That Anyone Wanting To Lose Weight Must Know

Losing weight isn’t as easy as it seems, especially if you want to maintain a healthy mind and body, while doing so. There are no short cuts in a healthy lifestyle, which is why health experts have always warned against following fad diets that are extremely calorie-restrictive in nature. These fads may harm your health in the long term and this is why healthy weight loss may be difficult to achieve, but it is worth…

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Study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

Study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment. Following a diet designed to increase brain health in the long term appears to reduce the odds of cognitive impairment and disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a study led by researchers from UNSW, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and ANU shows. Published last week in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the authors reviewed the…

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7 dietary factors may increase your risk of cancer: Study

7 dietary factors may increase your risk of cancer: Study

Seven dietary factors may increase the risk of cancer for American adults aged 20 and over, according to a new study published in the JNCI Cancer Spectrum medical journal. The study, conducted by researchers at Tuft’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, found that in 2015 over 80,000 new cancer cases were associated with low whole-grain intake, low dairy intake, high intake of processed meats and red meat, low fruit and vegetable intake, and high intake…

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