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Diet & Healthy Aging

Does Overall Diet in Midlife Predict Future Aging Phenotypes? A Cohort Study Does your diet predict your likelihood of healthy aging? Abstract  Background The impact of diet on specific age-related diseases has been studied extensively, but few investigations have adopted a more holistic approach to determine the association of diet with overall health at older […]

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Promoting Health to Preschoolers

Targeting Preschool Children to Promote Cardiovascular Health: Cluster Randomized Trial School programs can be effective in modifying knowledge, attitudes, and habits relevant to long-term risk of chronic diseases associated with sedentary lifestyles. As part of a long-term research strategy, we conducted an educational intervention in preschool facilities to assess changes in preschoolers’ knowledge, attitudes, and […]

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Jan 2013: Learning Healthy Behaviors

Can healthy habits learned as very young children translate into long-term healthy lifestyles? Editor-in-chief Dr. Joseph S. Alpert reviews new research in the January 2013 issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

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Toward Healthier Lifestyles

Moving Countries Toward Healthier Lifestyles Unhealthy habits learned during childhood often persist through adulthood; so, why not teach healthy habits during early childhood to see if they persist? This issue of The American Journal of Medicine contains an article that describes the success of a powerful new tool for changing lifestyle habits related to healthy […]

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MI Risk & Antioxidants

Total Antioxidant Capacity from Diet and Risk of Myocardial Infarction: A Prospective Cohort of Women There are no previous studies investigating the effect of all dietary antioxidants in relation to myocardial infarction. The total antioxidant capacity of diet takes into account all antioxidants and synergistic effects between them. The aim of this study was to […]

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