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You Are What You Eat!

Autumn 2013

The natural beauty that exudes from a person who is healthy in mind, body, and spirit cannot be duplicated with cosmetics, pills, or surgery.

Food plays a major role in our mood, memory, and cognitive function. While some foods are believed to contribute to brain health, others are more likely to increase brain decline. For example, saturated and hydrogenated/trans fats (in processed foods), especially in combination with simple, refined carbohydrates (i.e., sugar) increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes. In addition, they cause inflammation in the body and the brain.

So, what can we eat for optimum health?

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