Nutrition

The No. 1 vitamin to keep your brain 'young and healthy'—and foods to eat every day

The No. 1 vitamin to keep your brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods to eat every day

As a nutritional psychiatrist, I always make it a point to maintain a well-balanced diet. Much of that has to do with making sure I get all the right vitamins, especially because it’s essential to preventing cognitive decline. And given that the risk of neurological diseases increases as we get older, one question I often …

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Gestational diabetes is on the rise: Here are nutrition tips to prevent and treat it

Gestational diabetes is on the rise: Here are nutrition tips to prevent and treat it

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy among women who didn’t already have diabetes. It’s on the rise — and experts are worried. Just last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pointed out in a new study that there …

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Foods And Drinks Have Gotten Sweeter Over The Last Decade, And It's a Global Problem

Foods And Drinks Have Gotten Sweeter Over The Last Decade, And It’s a Global Problem

Humans have an evolutionary preference for sweetness. Sweet foods, like fruit and honey, were an important energy source for our ancestors. However, in the modern world, sweetened foods are readily available, very cheap, and advertised extensively. Now, we are consuming too much sugar in foods and drinks – the kind that is added rather than …

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