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N.J. reports 2,287 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths as rate of transmission continues to decline

N.J. reports 2,287 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths as rate of transmission continues to decline

New Jersey on Tuesday reported another 2,287 confirmed COVID-19 cases and three new confirmed deaths as the transmission rate continues to drop below its key benchmark. The state’s rate of transmission was 0.92 on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health. A transmission rate below 1 is an indication that each new case is …

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Soda, breakfast cereal, frozen foods associated with long-term cognitive decline

Soda, breakfast cereal, frozen foods associated with long-term cognitive decline

Soda, breakfast cereal and frozen foods could have an impact on cognitive health in the long-term, according to research that debuted/unveiled during the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference this week in San Diego. The not-yet-peer-reviewed study, which looked at 10,775 people in Brazil over 8 years, found an association between high consumption of ultra-processed foods and …

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Stretching, range of motion and aerobic exercise all slow cognitive decline, study says

Stretching, range of motion and aerobic exercise all slow cognitive decline, study says

“My worry in the beginning of the study was ‘What if only aerobic makes a difference? Good luck getting the majority of Americans to do aerobic exercise on a regular basis!’ It’s not sustainable,” said study author Laura Baker, a professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, …

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Eating lots of highly processed food is linked to faster cognitive decline, research finds

Eating lots of highly processed food is linked to faster cognitive decline, research finds

Eating highly processed foods like instant noodles, sugary drinks or frozen meals may be linked to a faster rate of cognitive decline. That’s according to new research presented Monday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in San Diego. The study examined the diets and cognition of more than 10,000 middle-aged and older adults in Brazil. The …

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Ultraprocessed food linked to mental decline, study finds

We all know eating ultraprocessed foods that make our lives easier — such as prepackaged soups, sauces, frozen pizza and ready-to-eat meals — isn’t good for our health. Nor is gobbling up all the pleasure foods that we love so much: hot dogs, sausages, burgers, french fries, sodas, cookies, cakes, candies, doughnuts and ice cream, …

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