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Monthly Archives: March 2023

Dietary Choices Linked to Longevity

Inspired by epidemiological evidence pointing to the link between diet and longevity, researchers evaluated the diets of nearly 120,000 people using a system called the Alternate Healthy Eating Index [AHEI]. As reported in the Journal of Internal Medicine, this system adds points for vegetables, whole fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans [legumes], and omega 3 and […]

Non-dairy Sources of Calcium

Calcium is a required mineral, used for building bone, nerve conduction, and muscle contraction, among other activities of our bodies. Dairy products are usually thought of as the most obvious source of calcium in our diets. But, many people are allergic to dairy products, suffer from lactose intolerance, or prefer eating a vegan diet [exclusively […]