As we start the New Year, this is a good reminder that diet can also help with improving hearing health.

Hear this: Healthful diet tied to lower risk of hearing loss
by Brigham and Women's Hospital

Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital have found that eating a healthy diet may reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss...

..."A common perception is that hearing loss is an inevitable part of the aging process. However, our research focuses on identifying potentially modifiable risk factors—that is, things that we can change in our diet and lifestyle to prevent hearing loss or delay its progression," said lead author Sharon Curhan, MD, a physician and epidemiologist in the Brigham's Channing Division of Network Medicine. "The benefits of adherence to healthful dietary patterns have been associated with numerous positive health outcomes and eating a  may also help reduce the risk of hearing loss."

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