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Eating veggies may curb mental slowdown in old age

Here’s another great reason to eat your veggies. People aged 65 and older who eat lots of vegetables experience a more gradual slowdown in age-related mental function, according to a report in Neurology.

Researchers from Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center studied more than 3,700 folks ages 65 and older from 1993-2002,  and found that the yearly mental slowdown in people who ate three or four servings of vegetables daily was 40 percent slower than in those who ate fewer than one serving per day.

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November 2, 2006 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment