Diet

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Healthy Eating For Mental Wellness

Whether you’re an infant or a senior, the foods that you eat have a massive effect on every part of the body. A balanced, nutritious diet provides you with energy for physical activity but also promotes cognitive function, a healthy sleep schedule and better control over your emotions. Poor eating habits, on the other hand, can lead to mental and physical weariness, difficulty remembering and trouble concentrating. That’s why proper nutrition is essential for people with Alzheimer’s disease and why Aegis Living makes it a focus of its specialized care plans. Learn more about how good nutrition can promote mental function in people with Alzheimer’s and the steps Aegis Living communities take to provide seniors with healthy and appetizing meals

06/15/2015

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Google Developing Calorie-Counting App To Analyze Your Instagram Food Porn

Google is now developing an artificial intelligence app that counts the calories of food in your Instagram post.

06/03/2015

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Cheese May Be The Secret To A Healthier Life

A team of Dutch scientists trying to figure out the French paradox discovered that cheese and dairy consumption may be the secret to a healthier lifestyle.

04/29/2015

A Cafe Du Monde patron pours sugar into a cup of Cafe Au Lait on opening day at Cafe Du Monde on October 19, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The famous cafe reopened after being closed for more than a month after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on August 29.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Can We Reduce Our Sugar Intake? WHO Announces New Guidelines

It’s no secret that Americans have a love affair with sugar, but we’ve been hearing for years that the collective sweet tooth is dangerous, if not deadly.

03/04/2015

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Dates On Food: What Do They Actually Mean?

An advocacy group says those dates are confusing and many consumers are tossing out good food and money because of it.

02/03/2015

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Is Pizza As Bad For Kids As Sugary Drinks?

A new study finds kids and teens are getting more calories from pizza than anything else they eat — besides dessert.

01/19/2015

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Palo Alto Couple Becoming Face Of Caveman Lifestyle Movement

Henry Fong and Michelle Tam of Palo Alto have always been interested in fitness, their garage is now a paleo exercise room for the whole family, but they were not impressed when they first heard about paleo five years ago.

11/07/2014

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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

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Dieters Betting On Weight Loss Goals For Extra Incentive

A growing number of dieters are betting money they will lose a certain amount in a specified period of time.

05/14/2014

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Study: Vegetarians Less Healthy, Lower Quality Of Life Than Meat-Eaters

Vegetarians may have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.

04/03/2014

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