Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Someday Your Doctor May Prescribe a Daily Glass of Champagne

By | 2017-07-27T14:49:48+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Lifestyle|

All Champagne is sparkling white wine, but not all sparkling white wine is Champagne. According to European law, to be labeled a true Champagne, the bubbly must be bottled within 100 miles of the city of Champagne, France and undergo the specific two-step fermentation process known as Méthode Champenoise -- Champagne Method. Champagne is usually made from [...]

This is The Real Cause of Alzheimer’s – and It’s Preventable

By | 2017-07-11T05:41:20+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Brain Science|

After all the money that’s been poured into research on Alzheimer’s, much about the disease remains controversial or just totally mystifying to researchers. And yet important progress is being made, much of it in just the last several years. Now researchers at Harvard say that they’ve discovered what’s probably a key cause of this memory-destroying [...]

It’s Crazy Not to Eat This Vegetable

By | 2017-07-11T05:30:15+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Nutrition|

"...it seems crazy not to eat it on a regular basis." That's the view of UK-registered dietitian and TV nutritionist Carrie Ruxton. She was extolling the nutritional properties and wide-ranging health benefits of beetroot -- a vegetable packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Consumed on a regular basis, it reduces inflammation, slashed your risk of cancer, [...]

Your Brain Needs This Healing Balm

By | 2017-07-11T05:19:00+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Natural Health|

A balm is a preparation that heals or soothes. And there’s an ancient balm with a long history that not only soothes your anxious brain, but may also be able to preserve your ability to think straight and keep your memory working better as you grow older. Remarkably, this balm – which has been giving [...]

How to Get a World-Class Memory in 42 Days

By | 2017-07-11T04:47:10+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Brain Science|

Imagine remembering all the names of a group of people you've met for the first time. Or all the items you need to buy at the supermarket -- without referring to a list. Or making a speech from memory, without notes. These feats are easy for world memory champions. But the question that intrigued some [...]

A Weird New Twist on Sleep and Brain Health

By | 2017-07-11T04:05:46+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Getting a good night's sleep is important for maintaining brain health. Poor sleepers tend to have a greater build-up of beta-amyloid -- the protein linked to Alzheimer's -- and perform worse on memory tests. The reason, scientists believe, is that sleep activates the brain's waste disposal system, allowing it to clear away debris, toxic proteins [...]

Beer for Better Brain Health?

By | 2017-07-10T16:52:59+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Lifestyle|

New research emerges all the time about the benefits of drinking wine… The findings about fermented grape juice got some folks so excited, they started testing the benefits of beer too. And for good reason: when it comes to amount consumed, beer ranks #3 among all the beverages in the world, after water and tea.1 [...]

Brain Scans Prove The Value of Omega-3 Supplements

By | 2017-07-10T16:44:05+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Brain Science|

Described as "a major advance", a new study led by renowned neuropsychiatrist and bestselling author Daniel G Amen adds to the growing evidence that omega 3 fatty acids are essential for the brain. Research to date suggests these fats can promote cognitive health and help prevent Alzheimer's disease. These benefits come in addition to Omega [...]