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CREDITS HERE The lecithin in cheese can contrib- ute to arterial inflammation. One glass of red wine daily is con- sidered healthy and thought to benefit the heart. Spices may help regulate blood pressure. Data on Indian diets suggest turmeric might help ward off Alzheimer’s. When it comes to cauliflower and other cruciferous vegetables, more is typically better. Red meat con- tains carnitine, which may lead to cardiovascular dysfunction. Leafy greens like bok choy are loaded with antioxidants and magnesium, which help fight against type 2 diabetes. Full of benefi- cial, potentially disease-fighting flavonoids, dark chocolate gets top health marks. While pomegran- ates and their juice are high in antiox- idants, the fruit is not a panacea.