Brain-Boosting

Easy Mealtime Brain-Boosters

Good nutrition is important to our brains at any age. But as we get older, we need to pay special attention to brain-boosting foods — such as blueberries, spinach and salmon — that may help ward off problems like dementia The brain can’t store a lot of energy — it …

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Cancer Prevention

What You Eat May Affect Your Risk of Cancer

The power to help prevent cancer may be on your dinner plate, says Henry Ford Health System family medicine doctor Eshel Turk, M.D. Making the right food choices actually can help reduce your risk for several cancers. Follow these healthy eating strategies to get the most from your diet. Increase …

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MyPlate

A Simple Solution to Healthier Meals

When it comes to healthy eating, it’s out with the old and in with the new, according to family medicine doctor Kimberly M. Winston-Matthews, M.D. MyPlate is a tool from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help you put together healthier meals for your family. It replaced the Food …

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