Tag Archives: vegetables

Eat More Foods With Lower Energy Density

Eat the same amount of food but fewer calories Priority foods have high water content (fruits and vegetables) Losing weight is often difficult but keeping the weight off over the long term is even more difficult. Researchers at the University of Alabama – Birmingham developed the EatRight Weight Management Program. Its cornerstone is a low…

More Vegetables, Less Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Spinach, kale, and collards These plants contain beneficial bioactive compounds A series of studies by researchers at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago found links between diet and cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Participants included about 900 Chicago-area residents free of dementia at baseline with an average age of about 80 years. Follow-up…