Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Does Salt Raise the Risk of Dementia?

By | 2018-02-26T10:30:42+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Nutrition|

I'm sure you've received the message loud and clear by now that too much salt is bad for you. Medical authorities tell us it pushes up blood pressure, thereby contributing to heart attacks and strokes. I’ve been hearing about this for years. Already when I was a child, back in the 1960s, I remember the [...]

Regular Sex Makes Older People Smarter

By | 2018-02-22T16:40:50+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Brain Science|

Considering it’s a universal human activity, it's surprising how little research has been conducted on the relationship between sex and the brain. To fill the void, several researchers from the UK decided to look into the association, if indeed there is one. They discovered that sexually active older adults performed better on cognitive tests, but [...]

New Forms of Curcumin Show More Powerful Memory and Mood Benefits

By | 2018-02-21T13:08:44+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Natural Health|

Curcumin is thought to be responsible for most of turmeric's anti-inflammatory and antioxidant dividends - making it a first choice for many suffering with arthritis. But it does more: The curcumin molecule extracted from the spice also acts against beta amyloid and tau, the two abnormal proteins linked with Alzheimer's. Yet studies show little merit [...]

This One Protein Can Make the Difference in Brain Health

By | 2018-02-16T13:03:24+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Nutrition|

There’s a protein that produces huge benefits for the brain. This assertion is a fact; it’s been proven. Study after study shows this substance – brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) – keeps the brain functioning properly and promotes resistance against Alzheimer’s disease. You want the highest levels you can get. The good news is, your body [...]

This Simple Device Could Soon Be Used to Treat Alzheimer’s

By | 2018-02-12T17:45:56+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Brain Science|

Drug companies have been running in circles and spending fortunes to develop drugs for Alzheimer's disease. Basically, none of them have worked. But researchers at Ohio State have come up with a fairly simple device that could, at the minimum, slow the progress of this devastating disease. It’s already produced significant results for a small [...]

New Research Says It All: This Supplement Works, and It Works Fast

By | 2018-02-09T18:16:08+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Nutrition|

Your brain cells require specialized types of cell membranes to keep your memory functioning. And each of those membranes requires a particular type of substance that gives it the right structure and carefully regulates what’s allowed into the cell and what’s kept out. This crucial substance is also incorporated into myelin – the sheath that [...]

A Remarkable Herb Improves Memory and Mood

By | 2018-02-05T16:57:41+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Natural Health|

Today's subject is an herb native to the Mediterranean region that has a long history of treating a wide variety of issues, including memory, cognition and anxiety. These days it's found in gardens throughout Europe and North America, including mine, where it's kind of annoying because spreads like crazy. As far as my researchers can [...]

The “Original Memory Herb” is Still Going Strong

By | 2018-02-02T09:37:41+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Brain Science|

Your brain relies on a dependable, sufficient blood supply to keep it operating at its best. And there's a venerable herb that has been shown to help keep that blood supply flowing. It's been used medicinally for thousands of years in China -- which should give you a pretty good idea of how well-respected it [...]