Fatty Fish Cheat Sheet

Learn which fish are best to eat to improve your brain health.

Fatty fish contain omega-3s, like DHA, that are healthy for your body. Specifically, these types of fats are crucial to help your brain function at its best. Research has shown that healthy fats like the ones found in these fatty fish may help those genetically at risk for Alzheimer's. The body doesn't produce omega-3 by itself so you have to make sure to get healthy fats into your diet. Make sure you eat one serving of fatty fish — instead of "skinny" fish — a week. 


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The Ultimate Alzheimer's Diet Plan 

Daily Dose: Omega-3

The Step-by-Step Alzheimer's Regimen 

Nuts May Be Your Best Snack to Help Maintain Weight Loss — Here's Why

It could also help lower your heart rate and bad cholesterol.

Is trying to lose weight — and keep it off — driving you nuts? Well, maybe it should drive you to nuts. New findings published in the journal Nutrients highlight the power nuts may have on successful weight loss.

Nuts vs. Pretzels

UCLA researchers put 95 overweight or obese folks ages 30–68 on a diet that provided 500 calories less than needed to maintain their resting metabolic rate for 12 weeks, then maintenance for another 12. The diet included 1.5 ounces of mixed nuts for half the group and pretzels for the others (both "snacks" delivered the same amount of calories).

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