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Plant Compounds Found to Boost Brain Function in Older Adults
Plant Compounds Found to Boost Brain Function in Older Adults

The typical diet in the United States is sorely lacking in fruits and vegetables, but a new study from the University of Georgia a compelling reason why more of us should

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Pain Can Predict the Onset of Loneliness in Older Adults
Pain Can Predict the Onset of Loneliness in Older Adults

Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million Americans, and that number is expected to grow as the U.S. population continues to age. Today, between 60 percent and 75 percent of

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Associate director chosen as president of American Society for Nutrition
Associate director chosen as president of American Society for Nutrition

Mary Ann Johnson, the Flatt Professor in Foods and Nutrition in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, has been named president of the American Society for Nutrition. Johnson, who

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