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31 Superfood Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

What, when, and how we eat can play a key role in healthy aging.
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Grains and seeds

Getting more fiber—specifically by switching from refined bread and pasta to whole grains—can reduce your risk of death from any cause by 22%, according to a 2011 study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Experts say that fiber can protect against diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, and obesity, and can reduce cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure.

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