I'm looking forward to seeing what he can accomplish. He'll obviously have severe political restraints so he won't be going hardcore animal liberationist in there. In terms of legislative outcomes he can probably only nibble around the edges of a vast problem, but if he uses his position to draw attention and moral consideration to farm animals' plights it could be the start of real progress.New Jersey Senator Cory Booker—who is working to dismantle factory farming—will be the first vegan to serve on the Agriculture Committee.vegnews.com
Eating more green leafy vegetables and cutting down on red meat might be two key food elements that contribute to the benefits of the Mediterranean-style diet. In our sample, the positive relationship between a Mediterranean diet and thinking skills is not accounted for by having a healthier brain structure, as one might expect. Though it’s possible there may be other structural or functional brain correlates with this measure of diet, or associations in specific regions of the brain, rather than the whole brain, as measured here.
Dr Janie CorleySchool of Philosophy, Psychology and Language SciencesThe study is one of the first to test cognitive and neuroimaging outcomes in the same sample. Experts say it is important step in determining whether diets can help to exert protective effects on brain ageing.
Lothian Birth Cohort
The participants were part of the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 study, a group of individuals who were born in 1936 and took part in the Scottish Mental Survey of 1947.
Since 1999, researchers have been working with the Lothian Birth Cohorts to chart how a person’s thinking power changes over their lifetime.
sauce Mediterranean diet linked to thinking skills