The MIND diet: Can you eat your way to a healthier brain?

The MIND diet: Can you eat your way to a healthier brain?

Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. So in the time it takes you to read this article, five people will have developed the disease. Alarming? Yes, but what if there was a diet that could help slow cognitive decline by targeting brain protective foods that combat the causes of dementia-related diseases? The MIND diet Martha Clare Morris, Ph.D., from Rush University and her colleagues conducted a Memory and Aging Project (MAP) on over…

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News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

1/9 A Buddhist nun walks in line with novice nuns to receive food from people during the Songkran Festival at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters) 2/9 President Ram Nath Kovind (right), Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu (left), Prime Minister Narendra Modi (center) and other dignitaries arrive to pay tribute to Babasaheb BR Ambedkar on the occasion of his 128th birth anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi. (Image: PTI) 3/9…

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What is MIND Diet? Tips to Incorporate it in Your Meals

What is MIND Diet? Tips to Incorporate it in Your Meals

According to a recent study, a special diet prepared for the mind can help reduce the risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s and other brain disorders. The study was conducted on 1,220 people aged 60 and above, over the course of 12 years. This diet is known as The MIND (Mediterranean- DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) Diet that helps in preventing dementia. What is the MIND Diet? Mediterranean- DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet or the MIND…

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‘MIND diet’ will keep your memory sharp at any age

‘MIND diet’ will keep your memory sharp at any age

A diet designed for brain health may reduce the risk of developing cognitive impairment and disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows. The study, published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, reviewed the potential protective effects of the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet, also known as the MIND diet. The MIND diet is characterised by 15 dietary components with a focus on green leafy…

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Don’t use moisturiser and stop over-exfoliating: 10 beauty rules for your best ever skin

Feed your skin and take care of your products to get the best out of your regime. Photograph: Stocksy Achieving the sort of fresh-faced, effortless complexion worthy of a celebrity comes down to one key thing: your skincare routine. Sure, diet and makeup can help, but nailing the skincare products and techniques that work for you will set you on the path to a smoother, clearer and brighter complexion. Here, three skin experts: Marie Reynolds, wellness…

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What Is the OMAD Diet—and What It Really Does to Your Body

What Is the OMAD Diet—and What It Really Does to Your Body

Dieting trends come and go, but one that’s seemingly here to stay is intermittent fasting. A new, bigger, badder, and more extreme fasting approach is the OMAD, or one meal a day, diet. The OMAD diet is exactly what it sounds like—people only eat one meal per day. The protocol is you must eat in the same four-hour window on a standard-sized dinner plate every day. The food can only pile up to three inches high,…

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Why Your Workplace Should Be Prioritizing Your Health

Why Your Workplace Should Be Prioritizing Your Health

GettyGetty Do you believe workplace wellness is becoming a staple of the modern workforce? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by David Hauser, Entrepreneur, on Quora: There’s no doubt that a focus on wellness is gaining popularity in businesses around the country. Two-thirds of HR managers say their companies’ health and wellness offerings have increased over the past five years,…

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I tried the keto diet that’s sweeping Silicon Valley with help from a gadget that tracks your progress

I tried the keto diet that’s sweeping Silicon Valley with help from a gadget that tracks your progress

I tried the keto diet with help from a gadget that tracks your progress — here’s what happened   10:00 AM ET Sat, 22 Dec 2018 | 09:13 Ketogenic dieting has become a favorite pastime of Silicon Valley techies who want to hack their bodies to improve energy levels and performance. The regimen involves eating foods that are high in fat and some protein, while keeping carbohydrates to a minimum. The goal of ketogenic diets is…

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