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This Amino Acid Can Lift Your Mood and Boost Your Brain

By |August 20th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Researchers have identified an amino acid that may be the key to warding off the damaging changes linked to two common conditions – chronic stress and depression. According to these studies, the link between mood disturbances and this amino acid is so strong that measuring [...]

Wake Up Worried about the Day Ahead? It’s Not Good for Your Memory

By |August 17th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

What have all these symptoms got in common? Chest pain, stomach upset, insomnia, anxiety, anger, depression, overeating, drug abuse and social withdrawal. If you answered stress, you got it right with one word. To be more precise, each item on the list can be caused [...]

Your Brain is Hungry for This Antioxidant Mineral

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

One of your brain’s biggest enemies is oxidative stress – the buildup of toxic molecules called free radicals that can oxidize and destroy neurons and the network connections among brain cells. When free radicals overwhelm the brain’s antioxidant defenses, your memory and ability to think [...]

‘Skinny Fat’ Types Have Higher Dementia Risk

By |August 10th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

Do you look good in clothes but not so alluring in the buff? Maybe it comes down to a condition called sarcopenic obesity, or more commonly, 'skinny fat'. I’d never heard of this, but it’s fascinating and has some implications for your health. A slim [...]

Can’t Afford Brain Supplements? The Most Vital Ones Cost Practically Nothing

By |August 6th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

One of the good things about brain health is that the main things you need are inexpensive or even free. For example, you've got to have two simple vitamins that offer priceless protection from a brain-destroying amino acid. They’re available practically everywhere, for pennies. These [...]

News Alert: Men Have Stopped Strangling Themselves

By |August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Lifestyle|

In the midst of our junk-food-addled, sleep-deprived, over-medicated culture, there exists at least one popular trend that’s good for our brains: The near-death of the necktie. The traditional suit for males is still hanging on – barely -- but the necktie that used to go [...]

The “Smart” Mushroom that Could Keep You Mentally Sharp for Life

By |July 30th, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

What was her secret? It's not only that neurobiologist Rita Levi-Montalcini lived to the age of 103, the only Nobel prize winner who ever achieved that distinction. It's that she was still engaged in research at that advanced age. Her youthful vitality and mental powers [...]

Strengthen This Muscle and You Strengthen Your Brain

By |July 27th, 2018|Categories: Natural Health|

If you want to keep your brain strong enough to resist Alzheimer’s disease and fight back against other memory-robbing illnesses, you need to strengthen one muscle in particular that the brain depends on: your heart. When we think of building strong muscles, we don’t often [...]

This “Eye Supplement” Puts a Stop to Alzheimer’s

By |July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Nutrition|

"This is a major breakthrough in the management of Alzheimer's disease." So states Professor John Nolan, lead scientist in a new human trial. He wasn’t talking about a new drug. He was talking about a formula made up of nutrients found in ordinary foods like [...]

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 [...]

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