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The Four Worst Foods for Your Brain (And some of them have been called “healthy”!)

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

You know omega-3-rich fish, berries and even dark chocolate are your brain’s best friends. But did you know that for every brainy food out there, there’s a tempting food that can undo all your good efforts? Worse yet, you probably think some of these foods [...]

A Maverick Scientist has Made an Important New Alzheimer’s Discovery

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

If I told you that a native people in Guam have a tradition of eating bats – the entire animal -- boiled in milk, you’d probably find it revolting. I sure did. Among members of this tribe, though, it’s a delicacy. Or was. They hunted [...]

Television Can Erode Your Memory

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

For over 25 years scientists have speculated that watching television can contribute to dementia. And yet in all this time, the idea hasn't been explored in any detail. Actually, concerns about TV date back much farther than 25 years. Many parents, educators and social observers [...]

Shocking News about How Eating Salt Affects Your Brain

By |March 11th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Over and over again, mainstream medicine offers health advice that is worse than useless – it can be downright dangerous. And nowhere does the nonsense get any worse than when it comes to salt. How often have you read or heard that we all need [...]

This Is a Tasty Way to Improve Your Memory

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

It’s a well-accepted fact that all of us are going to experience memory changes with the passing years. But some of us will do better than others and hang on to more of our mental abilities. Fortunately for our taste buds, there’s a delectable treat [...]

Scientists Discover Biological Reason Why Women’s Brains Age Better Than Men’s

By |March 4th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

If you are a woman, and the same age as me, I've got some good news for you. Your brain is nearly four years younger than mine. Actually, it doesn't matter what age you are. Once adulthood begins, a woman's brain will be younger than [...]

Your Toothbrush Can Protect You from Alzheimer’s

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

More than 500 species of bacteria live in the mouth, but there's one that can turn nasty, corroding the gums and decaying the teeth. It's called Porphyromonas gingivalis. What's more alarming, this infection can travel from the mouth to other parts of the body such [...]

For a Resilient, Better-Working Brain, Boost Your BDNF Levels

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle|

One of the paradoxes of brain health is that while your body can make its own brain and memory-boosting chemicals, it often won’t if you don’t have the right lifestyle habits. But that’s the way the human body is designed. You have to be smart [...]

True Confession: I’ve Been Holding Out on You When It Comes to Brain Health

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

I’ve been writing alternative health newsletters for about 12 years now, and Brain Health Breakthroughs specifically for nearly six years. My aim is to give information the average person will actually act on -- as opposed to laying out an ambitious program that involves turning [...]

The Government Just Jumped into Alzheimer’s Prevention (Let’s Hope It Does Some Good)

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

“Alzheimer’s is the most under-recognized threat.” -Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General and former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Finally, a cause that both sides of the aisle can agree upon. Last month, lawmakers passed, and President Trump signed [...]

Do This in Your 50s and Sharply Reduce Your Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Imagine you could do something in your 50s to cut your risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s… by an extraordinary 88%. Well a study published recently says you can! Here’s the amazing discovery. . . We’ve known for a while there’s a strong link between [...]

If You Take Only Three Brain Supplements, Make Sure This is One of Them

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

Many nutrients play their part in lowering the risk of Alzheimer's, but one in particular stands out in importance. Yet only one American adult out of every nine meets the recommended “Adequate Intake.” Not only is this nutrient vital for sustaining good mental health, it's [...]

A Leaky Brain Could be The Chief Culprit in Alzheimer’s

By |February 8th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

Unhealthy blood vessels in the brain are found in half of all cases of dementia worldwide. The damage is blamed on the breakdown of the blood-brain barrier with aging. The BBB, as you may know, keeps foreign matter and too-large molecules from passing from the [...]

Do Brain Games Prevent Dementia or is it a Myth?

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

Many older adults are trying to slow down memory and cognitive loss by stimulating their brains with teasers, crossword puzzles, or Sudoku. Some even take up cognitive training programs. One such lady said to her doctor: "Every day I'm doing everything I can to stop [...]

A Pill with the Benefits of Exercise (Really!)

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Exercise is an effective tool to ward off Alzheimer's. You probably won’t hear it from your conventional doctor, but it’s widely known among those of us who have looked into the burgeoning field of alternative treatments for dementia. But. . .I’m the last person on [...]

‘Giving Something Back’ Improves Mental Health

By |January 25th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

To feel valued and wanted and to make a contribution to others is a basic human need. But after people retire, the loss of social connections can harm the mind and body. There's a simple answer to this problem that really does boost mental health [...]

This Surprising Nutrient Could be the Most Important for Brain Health

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

If you want your brain to be at its best from now until a ripe old age, there’s one crucial nutrient that may be the most vital. For years everyone – including me – has thought of it as an eye supplement. And that’s true, [...]

Dangerous Dreamers Risk Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease

By |January 18th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Comedian Mike Birbiglia nearly died when he jumped out of a hotel window. Retired grocer Donald Dorff slammed hard into his bedroom dresser. Brian Thomas from Wales strangled his wife to death. These three men all had one thing in common. They were suffering from [...]

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