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Eating Greens May Boost an Aging Brain

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.

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