People who eat leafy green vegetables every day may maintain a sharper mind as they age, a new study suggests.
The researchers found that, compared with people who rarely ate leafy greens, those who had at least one serving a day showed slower brainaging. It was as if they'd shaved 11 years off their age -- as far as their brain function was concerned.Read the whole article
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It was when he became a father that Michael Briggs resolved to somehow bring his ulcerative colitis under control. He was determined to avoid what many people with the disease end up needing -- having part or all of their large intestine removed. A trained scientist, manager of a physics lab at...Read More