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Healthful eating is smart way to sustain brain power, study finds
Healthful eating is smart way to sustain brain power, study finds

It's official, no matter where you live: Healthful eating is among the best ways to protect your aging brain against slippage. Conversely, a diet that skimps on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and fish and includes lots of fried foods, red meat and alcohol is highly likely to pave a road to cognitive ruin. That's especially true if you already have some risks for developing cardiovascular disease, including hypertension, worrisome cholesterol levels or diabetes. So says a new study that for just over five years tracked the diets and mental states of some 27,860 people, age 55 and over, in 40 middle- and high-income countries. On average, 16.8% of the men and women...

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