NAC is Proven Effective Against Brain Problems

By |August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

I was a late convert to the wonders of NAC (N-acetyl cysteine), a well-known nutrient. Somehow I overlooked it. But now I’m a full believer and proselytizer. I got religion when I learned that NAC is perhaps the most effective way to boost your glutathione [...]

This Little-Discussed Nutrient is a Priceless Brain Food

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

Your brain needs to be protected from itself. That’s because your brain is a workaholic, always chugging along overtime, relaying messages from neuron to neuron. Those messages are whirling around you brain right now as you read this article. And to keep those messages moving [...]

These Drugs Double or Even Triple Your Risk of Dementia

By |August 12th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

The number of people prescribed one particular class of medication climbed by 64% in the US between 1999 and 2014. These days, one person out of every five over-60s take these meds, with women being twice as likely to rely on them as men. The [...]

Insufficient Sleep Steps Up Alzheimer’s-Linked Proteins

By |August 9th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

What keeps you awake at night? Nothing, I hope. But if you’re like most people, then caffeine, stress, worry, or simply reluctance to turn off the smartphone or the TV may be cutting into the time you need to sleep -- assuming you want to [...]

Even Young Adults are “Eating Away at Their Brain”

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

The link between type 2 diabetes, impaired brain health and cognitive decline is so well established that some doctors call Alzheimer's disease “type 3 diabetes.” But don’t be too sure the risk of dementia only goes up once you’ve been diagnosed with full-blown diabetes, which [...]

This Old Standby is One of the Best Things You Can do for Your Brain

By |August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

Back in 1970, Nobel Prizewinner Linus Pauling made headlines when he said large amounts of vitamin C could cure or prevent the common cold. It was probably the first introduction most Americans had to “alternative” medicine, especially the supplement side of it. Now millions of [...]

Try This if You Want to Ace a New Skill

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

If you are a frequent reader of this publication, you’ve seen articles urging you to learn a new skill to keep your brain young. The benefits are huge, especially for working memory. Learning a new language or mastering a musical instrument are good examples. “In [...]

New Discovery Points to an Overlooked Cause of Alzheimer’s

By |July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

When it comes to treating somebody who is just beginning to suffer Alzheimer’s disease, the conventional medicine folks have a big problem. They don’t know how the disease starts. So they can’t catch it at an early stage. In fact, 20 years ago when my [...]

Drug/Nutrient/Beverage Mix Reverses Memory Loss

By |July 19th, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

Three decades ago, pharmacist and cancer researcher Ross Pelton, PhD, described a certain combination of two ingredients as "the most potent memory enhancing therapy yet discovered." Today, with a few tweaks to the formula, Frank Shallenberger, MD, a pioneer and leader in the field of [...]

WHO Details 10 Best Strategies to Prevent Dementia

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

“In the next 30 years, the number of people with dementia is expected to triple. We need to do everything we can to reduce our risk of dementia." So stated the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in May. With [...]

A New Clue about Alzheimer’s Points Toward a Revolution in Treatment

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

Researchers have not been very successful at deciphering exactly how Alzheimer’s disease begins its destructive course through the brain. When the destruction of brain tissue becomes extensive, it’s fairly easy to observe. Scientists are less certain about what goes on at earlier stages. This means [...]

The Internet Wreaks Havoc with Your Brain

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

The internet is changing how we live, work, shop and interact with each other. There are many positive aspects to this. But it also comes with drawbacks. In the first major review of the way the internet affects the brain, the researchers found that online [...]

Another Look at the “Crossword Puzzle Theory” of Brain Health

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

The brain may not be a muscle, but many scientists believe you can exercise it and train it to stay in better shape much the same way. The most familiar form of this theory is that working crossword puzzles or sudoko – on a regular [...]

Your Spice Cabinet is Full of Brain “Medicines” Besides Curcumin

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

In these pages we’ve let you know that sage, cinnamon, turmeric, and saffron are all powerful brain boosters. Sage is so potent, it’s an ingredient in a brain supplement from our sister company, Green Valley Natural Solutions. We’ve also written up rosemary, another herb I [...]

People Who Fall for Scams at Greater Risk of Alzheimer’s

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: Brain Science|

You’re notified of a big win on the lottery. Swept away by an internet romance. Excited to receive a phone call from a grandchild whose voice doesn’t sound quite right – and who urgently needs money. These represent just the tip of the iceberg when [...]

Can Putting This Up Your Nose Cure Alzheimer’s?

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Could snorting insulin save your memory if you start to develop Alzheimer’s disease? Some researchers believe it can. But studies of whether or not it works have been mixed. And questions remain. For instance, what exactly happens that makes brain cells less sensitive to insulin [...]

Do This First Thing in the Morning to Make Your Brain Work Better All Day

By |June 17th, 2019|Categories: Natural Health|

Research shows that how you start the day can make a big difference in how well your memory works and how reliable your decision-making abilities hold up through the day. So why not start your day with these three simple habits that make for more [...]

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