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Dementia risk may increase if you eat these foods, study finds – East Idaho News

(CNN) – We all eat them – ultra-processed foods such as frozen pizzas and ready meals make our busy lives much easier. Plus, they’re pretty darn tasty – who isn’t sensitive to hot dogs, sausages, burgers, fries, soda, cookies, cakes, candies, donuts, and ice cream, to name a few? If more than 20% of your …

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Nutritionist Shares the 'Underrated' Longevity Foods She Eats Every Day to Boost Her Immune System

Nutritionist Shares the ‘Underrated’ Longevity Foods She Eats Every Day to Boost Her Immune System

Looking for a healthy, inexpensive protein that can boost your immune system and help you live longer? Take legumes the next time you go to the grocery store. According to a 2022 study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, replacing red meats and processed foods with legumes, whole grains and vegetables can increase life expectancy …

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Eating lots of these foods could increase your risk of dementia, study finds

Eating lots of these foods could increase your risk of dementia, study finds

Dementia affects approximately 6.5 million Americans – and those numbers are expected to rise. The CDC estimates that by 2060, 14 million Americans could be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. Several studies have shown that diet, along with age, genetics and environment, play a major role in our risk of …

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It's easier than you think to add nutritious foods to your diet this season

It’s easier than you think to add nutritious foods to your diet this season

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> I don’t know about you, but when December rolls around, my diet consists of tomato soup, macaroni and cheese, and Christmas cookies. There is little room in my brain for nutritional concerns – but there should be. Because in the third week of the month, I want garbage. I know I should eat colorful …

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4 foods and drinks that quietly cause tooth decay, says a dentist

4 foods and drinks that quietly cause tooth decay, says a dentist

When it comes to healthy eating, many of us can overlook our oral health. However, eating certain foods and drinking certain types of beverages can impact our mouths and teeth in many ways. Research shows, for example, that various types of food can contribute to tooth decay, also known as tooth decay. It happens when …

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Dementia risk: ultra-processed foods can accelerate cognitive decline

Dementia risk: ultra-processed foods can accelerate cognitive decline

Share on PinterestNew research shows that people who eat large amounts of ultra-processed foods have a 28% faster rate of cognitive decline. Xvision/Getty Images Ultra-processed foods are commonplace in the United States – an estimated 73% of the US food supply is ultra-processed. Almost all foods are processed for preservation, but ultra-processed “ready-to-eat” foods are …

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Dementia risk may increase if you eat ultra-processed foods, study finds

Dementia risk may increase if you eat ultra-processed foods, study finds

The part of the brain involved in executive functioning – the ability to process information and make decisions – is particularly affected, according to the study published Monday in JAMA Neurology. Men and women in the study who ate the most ultra-processed foods had a 25% faster rate of executive function decline and a 28% …

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