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Alpha-adrenergic agonists

Medications that selectively stimulate alpha-adrenergic receptors and that are used in psychopharmaco-therapy for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorder, self-injurious behavior,…

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Monounsaturated fats

Beneficial fatty acids that are good for heart health and brain health; are anti-inflammatory; and help maintain neurotransmitter activity.

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Micronutrients

Dietary components needed in small quantities by the body (including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals) that are important and often…

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Microbiome

An ecosystem of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses, and more) that live in and on the body.

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MyPyramid

USDA introduced MyPyramid in 2005 to replace the 1992 Food Guide Pyramid. It offers a more individualized and interactive approach…

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Myofibrils

Protein filaments that bundled together make the fibers that bundled together make muscles.

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