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How (and why) to ‘green’ your Mediterranean diet

How (and why) to ‘green’ your Mediterranean diet

An 18-month trial, published Jan. 10 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, investigated the effect of a ‘green’ Mediterranean diet on age-related brain atrophy.Hayden Bird/Getty Images/iStockphoto The Mediterranean diet has been associated with better cognitive function, a lower rate of cognitive decline, and a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Abundant in fruits and vegetables, …

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‘Life with a new perspective’ — Napa man continues to recover from brain worm |  Local news

‘Life with a new perspective’ — Napa man continues to recover from brain worm | Local news

Seven years ago, Luis Ortiz of Napa survived a near-death experience. A tapeworm, which he had swallowed unknowingly, invaded his brain. In September 2015, after a period of headaches, Ortiz passed out at his parents’ home in Napa. He was then taken to the Queen of the Valley Medical Center, where doctors cut a hole …

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