Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 Prevent Cognitive Decline

Nine hundred men and women (aged 60-74 years) with elevated psychological distress (Kessler Distress 10-Scale; scores > 15) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 400 pg per day of folic acid plus 100 pg per day of vitamin B12 or placebo for 2 years.

Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 Prevent Cognitive Decline
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7 Steps Away From Refined Grains.

Whole grains deliver fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, plant enzymes and hundreds of phytochemicals. For those seeking a dense source of carbohydrate energy, they can be a healthy choice — but only if they are unrefined and minimally processed.


7 Steps Away From Refined Grains
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Here are a few steps toward upgrading your own grain options.

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Healthy Diet for Kids = Higher IQ

According to new research from the University of Adelaide, children who are fed healthy diets in early age may have a slightly higher IQ, while those on heavier junk food diets may have a slightly reduced IQ.


The study - led by University of Adelaide, Public Health researcher Dr Lisa Smithers, looked at the link between the eating habits of children at 6 months, 15 months & 2 years, and their IQ at 8 years of age.

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Do You Have Jeremy Lin Knee?

It is a common cause of pain and stiffness. But dont get surgery until you read this.....
Basketball-phenomenon Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks had to sit out part of the season because of a common knee injury-a torn meniscus. This can cause pain, swelling and a loss of motion. But you can have a torn meniscus even if you're not active or don't recall a recent injury. Unfortunately, many people get surgery who don't need it. Here's why surgery should be your last resort and effective treatments to try first...

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