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Eating leafy greens may reduce memory loss: study

CHICAGO: Eating one serving of leafy greens per day may stave off memory loss in old age and keep the brain more youthful, according to research published Wednesday. The difference found between elderly people who ate greens and those who did not was stunning: the equivalent of being 11 years younger in age, said the study in the journal Neurology. While the research was based on survey responses and therefore fell short of proving cause and effect, researchers said it offers further evidence of the association between…

Small improvements to eating habits may prolong life: study

MIAMI: It's hard to eat right all the time, but making small improvements by choosing healthier foods now and then may significantly boost one's chances of living longer, said a US study Wednesday. The report in the New England Journal of Medicine is the first to show that improving diet quality over at least a dozen years is associated with lower total and cardiovascular mortality. Researchers at Harvard University tracked dietary changes in a population of nearly 74,000 health professionals who logged their eating…

Video of this kid hilariously eating, spilling his food going viral

Kids can be amazingly weirdest at times, and one toddler demonstrated the same in style. A video is being shared by a number of people, showing a little kid enjoying his food in the craziest manner. Eating and spilling food on his dinner table, the baby has spaghetti all around his face, neck and body — without a care in the world. And he never stops until his meal is finished. The video was shared by a Facebook page via Viralvideouk and it is going viral. Here it is...

Men may eat more when women are watching

If women are prone to “eat like a bird” when men are watching, men may be similarly programmed to “eat like a horse” when women are around, suggests a small U.S. study by behavioral scientists.

A text message a day may keep the doctor away

Texting patients regular reminders to do things like eat right, exercise more and smoke less may help them make lifestyle changes linked to a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes, an Australian study suggests.