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Medicare.org: "Why is fiber important for older adults?"
Tufts University: "MyPlate for Older Adults," "What's So Great About Yogurt?"
The Journals of Gerontology, Series B Psychological sciences and social sciences: "B vitamins, cognition and aging: A Review."
Journal of Food Composition and Analysis: "Whole Grain Intake: The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging."
Cleveland Clinic: "Drink Up: Dehydration is an Often Overlooked Health Risk for Seniors."
Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism: "Effects of Dehydration on Brain Functioning: A Life-Span Perspective."
Nutrition and Aging: "The beneficial effects of tree nuts on the aging brain."
Food & Function: Anti-aging potential of tree nuts with a focus on the phytochemical composition, molecular mechanisms and thermal stability of major bioactive compounds."
Eatright.org: "Brain Health and Fish," "5 Top Foods for Eye Health."
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: "Yogurt: role in healthy and active aging."
Mount Sinai Hospital: "Seniors and Nutrition."
Aging and Disease: "Role of Dietary Protein and Muscular Fitness on Longevity and Aging."
Kaiser Health News: "Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (and Not Overdo Protein Shakes)."
Gerontology: "Blueberries and Neuronal Aging."
U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Blueberries May Restore Some Memory, Coordination and Balance Lost with Age."
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry: "Impact of Cooking, Proving and Baking on the (Poly)phenol Content of Wild Blueberry."
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition: "Hass Avocado Composition and Potential Health Effects."
Nutrients: "Avocado Consumption Increases Macular Pigment Density in Older Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Trial."
UCLA: "News Release: Study finds that broccoli may help boost the aging immune system."
American Cancer Society: "Cruciferous vegetables and cancer prevention."
National Institute on Aging: "Leafy greens linked with slower age-related cognitive decline."
Network for a Healthy California: "Harvest of the Month: Sweet Potatoes."
Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology: "Purple Sweet Potato Color Ameliorates Cognition Deficits and Attenuates Oxidative Damage and Inflammation in Aging Mouse Brain Induced by D-Galactose."
Harvard Health: "Lycopene-rich tomatoes linked to lower stroke risk."
International Journal of Food Science and Technology: "Antioxidant capacity and anti-inflammatory activity of lycopene in watermelon."
Johns Hopkins Medicine: "5 Spices with Healthy Benefits."
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