If you enjoy carrots, celery, bell peppers, olive oil and rosemary, you would be wise to include them in your diet more often. These already great-for-you foods are uniquely high in the plant compound luteolin. In a new laboratory study, this plant chemical proved to be very effective at quieting the damaging brain inflammation associated with aging. For best results, combine them all as part of a salad, soup or stew. (Journal of Nutrition, Oct 2010)
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