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Excess Weight Linked to Poor Memory in Older Women

If you want to keep your mind as healthy as possible as you age, pay attention to your waistline.  Evidence is accumulating that excess weight is linked to mental decline in older years. 
A recent study found that postmenopausal women lost one point from their scores on a standard memory test for every point increase in their [...]

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Magnesium may Boost Memory Yet Deficiency is Common

Half the population of the industrialized countries has a deficiency in magnesium. A deficit in this important mineral has been linked with allergies, asthma, attention deficit disorder, anxiety, heart disease, muscle cramps and other conditions.  And now researchers are finding evidence that magnesium may also play an important role in memory and learning.
In a recent study from [...]

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Low Fat Diet Improves Mood

Weight loss alone has been well known to improve mood and sense of well being, but whether one particular diet is better than another has not been well established.
In a recent study, people who followed a low-fat diet had lasting improvements in hostility, confusion, depression, and overall bad mood scores during one year of dieting compared with those on [...]

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