There’s a ton of misinformation about how much to hydrate and when, but the basics are actually pretty simple. Here’s what you need to know. Robert Sallis has seen it all. As a medical director for the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, he’s spent 20 years watching athletes in every manner of distress get […]

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The MIND diet is designed to prevent dementia and loss of brain function as you age. It combines the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet to create a dietary pattern that focuses specifically on brain health. This article is a detailed guide for beginners, with everything you need to know about the MIND diet and […]

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A diet mixing sugary snacks, starchy foods, and processed meat may significantly increase risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The study looked at over 200 people with an average age of 78 living with dementia and compared them with a group of 418 in the same age range without the condition. It wasn’t the amount of […]

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Cleaning out your pantry may have you worried about those fancy bottles of olive oil clustered in the corner. You may be left wondering whether olive oil goes bad after a while — or if you can simply keep it around indefinitely. This article explores the shelf life of olive oil, whether it can expire, […]

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Carbs have been blamed for causing the current obesity epidemic. However, not all carbs are created equal. Processed junk foods high in sugar and refined grains are definitely unhealthy and fattening — while whole, fiber-rich foods are healthy. Although low-carb diets can be beneficial for some people, you should not necessarily avoid all high-carb foods. […]

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When you think of cooked grains, chances are you think of oatmeal, rice, or quinoa. Corn is often overlooked, though it can likewise be enjoyed as a cooked grain side dish or cereal when used in the form of cornmeal. Polenta is a tasty dish made by cooking ground cornmeal in salted water. When the […]

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