This Food Combination Acts Like a Brain-Addictive Drug

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Over a century ago, Dr. William Howard Hay proposed that meals heavy in proteins and carbohydrates upset the digestive system and lead to weight gain. The Hay (food combining) Diet still has loyal followers today – I’ve heard it mentioned by a couple of alternative [...]

Surprising Reversal of Advanced Alzheimer’s Symptoms

By |July 16th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

When I first saw Barbara’s story, I was amazed. I had never heard of a person in the final stages of advanced Alzheimer’s disease improve their symptoms thanks to a mainstream medical treatment. And as you’ll see, Barbara’s improvements were significant. This surprising story began [...]

Rewire Your Brain to Change Bad Habits

By |July 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

Changing a bad habit can be tough. Whether you’re dealing with overeating, drug addiction, obsessive surfing on the Internet or some other activity you’d prefer to stop, good intentions are often not enough to see you through. But there’s hope for getting your life on [...]

Common Prescription Drugs Cause Depression and Suicide

By |July 6th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

If you take a prescription drug, its side effects could endanger your mental well-being and brain health. And chances are your healthcare provider hasn’t warned you about that possibility -- even though some common drugs can triple your risk of these problems. This time, I’m [...]

Why You Should Actively Encourage Brain Drain

By |July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

To avoid dementia and other neurodegenerative conditions, there are two (or maybe three) daily tasks you can do that will boost your chances of success. That's because these activities stimulate the glymphatic system, which clears away waste debris from the brain -- including the potentially [...]

Your Memory and Well-Being Depend on Your Three Brains

By |June 29th, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

Don’t tell me you thought you only had one brain. Although the brain that sits inside the skull gets most of our attention when we think about our memory and cognition, many medical researchers recognize that we actually possess at least two other brains – [...]

Fish Oil in This Form has Extra Benefits

By |June 25th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

If you’ve read anything about alternative medicine in the last 20 years, you’ve probably heard the main reason to eat fish is the omega 3 fatty acids, found at especially high levels in oily fish like salmon and herring. Omega 3 oils benefit the heart [...]

Beware This Danger to Bees and Your Brain

By |June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

A few years ago, there were a lot of news stories about the die-off of bee colonies. I haven’t seen anything lately – the media circus moves on – but if you’re concerned about your brain health, maybe this story should be on your personal [...]

Eat This Once a Day to Protect Your Eyes and Improve Brain Function

By |June 18th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Added to salads or smoothies, its green, creamy texture is high in fiber and chock-full of vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and healthy fats. One important carotenoid found in this nutrient-dense fruit is lutein, known for its ability to protect the eyes from harmful light at the [...]

How to Fix Those Tip-of-the-Tongue, Can’t-Remember-the-Word Moments

By |June 15th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

I'm sure you've had that frustrating feeling of trying to call a word or name to mind but feel like it's just out of reach – on the tip of your tongue. But now researchers believe they've located the part of the brain that gives [...]

Healthy Food Choices Reduce The Age of Your Brain

By |June 11th, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

Last year, three anthropologists from New York published research which revealed that brain size of non-human primates is predicted by diet. Whether this finding applies to humans is unknown, but if it does, it will be of huge significance, because after the age of 40, [...]

The Melt-In-Your-Mouth Treat that Boosts the Brain

By |June 8th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Switzerland leads the world, consuming almost 20 pounds per person annually. The US trails in 9th place. We only munch our way through a mere 9½ pounds. Then again, the Swiss are renowned for their exceptional chocolate. The cardiovascular benefits of chocolate - or more [...]

Most People Don’t Know This is Vital to Your Brain Health

By |June 4th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Strange as it may seem, less than half your body is human. 57% of the cells in you body are bacteria, viruses, fungi, and a type of single-celled microorganism you've probably never heard of, called archaea. Together they make up the microbiome. Evidence has been [...]

These Brain Cells – Not Neurons — Could Hold the Key to Alzheimer’s Breakthrough

By |June 1st, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

Much of the research into Alzheimer's disease has focused on neurons - the nerve cells in the brain that transmit the electrochemical impulses that are associated with thinking and memory. But what if the answer to treating Alzheimer's actually resides in a different kind of [...]

For a Healthier Brain and Focused Attention, Breath Like This

By |May 28th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

An easy-to-use technique you can start doing immediately produces far-reaching and powerful brain benefits. It’s not hard to learn and it has been shown to sharpen your intellectual capabilities and protect the brain as you age. The method: breathing exercises and meditation that elicit measurable [...]

First These Toxins Come for your Sense of Smell, Then They Come After Your Brain

By |May 25th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

It’s always been obvious that inhaling air pollution can hurt your heart and lungs. But now researchers are catching on to the fact that the brain and nervous system can be harmed, too. And the damage can often start with your sense of smell. Odor [...]

Can a Device Used to Relieve Depression Stop Alzheimer’s?

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen any kind of breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research. That’s why this recent news caught my attention. While it’s not a cure, it shows promising ways we can help reduce some symptoms of the disease and give patients additional [...]

Raw or Cooked? Lift Your Spirits with the Right Choice

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

Fresh, frozen, canned or dried; it doesn't matter. Just make sure you include at least 14 ounces in your diet every day. That's the message of Fruits & Veggies - More Matters®. This initiative was set up over a decade ago in the hope it [...]

Later Menopause Improves Memory

By |May 14th, 2018|Categories: Brain Science|

Chills. Hot flashes. Night sweats. These are just some of the unpleasant symptoms that can come with the "change of life." More serious is the fact (covered in Issue #493) that the plunging estrogen levels associated with menopause are damaging to certain brain cells and increase [...]

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