Monthly Archives: March 2018

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For a Healthier Brain, Sleep Like This

By |2018-03-31T00:50:11+00:00March 30th, 2018|Natural Health|

Did you know the position you sleep in may have a significant effect on how well your brain cleans itself out at night, and thereby protects your neurological health? We’ve talked in these pages about how removing excess waste products in your brain is critical for health. When this doesn’t happen, waste buildup can contribute [...]

This Tips You Off that You’re at Risk of Future Alzheimer’s

By |2018-03-27T05:04:17+00:00March 26th, 2018|Natural Health|

How good is your sense of smell? For over three decades, scientists have been interested in this question because the answer can indicate your risk for Alzheimer's. Back in the 1970s researchers discovered that loss of smell went hand in hand with neurodegenerative conditions. In the decades that followed, further research showed this is one [...]

A Serving of Squash Lowers Your Risk of Dementia

By |2018-03-23T10:07:35+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Nutrition|

If you’ve been indulging in sweet squash this winter, like acorn, butternut, or sugar pumpkin, you made a good choice for your overall health. You may even have reduced your risk of dementia. Why? Because winter squash varieties are high in beta-carotene… and beta-carotene is a powerful nutrient that helps keep your brain sharp. One [...]

You Don’t Have to Rely on Beetroot Juice to Boost Blood Flow to the Brain

By |2018-03-21T09:41:35+00:00March 19th, 2018|Nutrition|

It decreases blood pressure, boosts athletic performance and improves cognitive function, but a lot of people just don’t like beetroot juice. This was demonstrated in a trial of 14 participants where one person refused to drink it a second time, so the researchers had to boot him off the study. If only the health properties [...]

Can’t Think Straight When You’ve Got Cold or Flu? Here’s Why

By |2018-03-16T10:55:08+00:00March 16th, 2018|Natural Health|

Some people report that when they get sick with a cold or the flu, it often feels like their brain stops in its tracks. They can’t do any deep thinking, and if they have to make difficult decisions they find it best to wait till they’re feeling better to face them. There’s a good reason [...]

Hours Spent in Low-Level Light Physically Alter Your Brain

By |2018-03-12T07:04:33+00:00March 12th, 2018|Brain Science|

If you find yourself feeling better the last couple of weeks, it could be because spring is just around the corner. During the winter months many people suffer with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). They experience persistently low moods, irritability and lethargy. The condition is thought to be linked to reduced daylight, which disrupts brain hormones [...]

5 Tips to Improve Your Memory — No Food, Drugs or Supplements Required

By |2018-03-09T08:50:06+00:00March 9th, 2018|Natural Health|

No matter what shape your memory is in, research shows there are easy ways to make it perform better. These 5 techniques are simple, and studies show they’re effective. Quick Memory Boost Research at the University of Surrey in England shows that if you are trying to remember details of something you’ve seen, simply close [...]

Nutrient-Rich Nuts Can Nudge Up Your Brain Power

By |2018-03-06T03:57:03+00:00March 5th, 2018|Nutrition|

If there’s one piece of diet advice I feel completely confident in giving, it’s “Eat nuts.” To start with, they’re a wonderful high-fat snack to replace the carbohydrates nearly everyone eats too much of. Plus they’re convenient and delicious. I can’t tell you how many times I didn’t have time for a full, sit-down meal [...]

How to Knock a Decade Off The Age of Your Brain

By |2018-03-02T15:33:48+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Brain Science|

One American in seven takes part in this relaxing yet challenging activity. From the comfort of your armchair it involves nothing more than turning to the back of your daily newspaper with a pen or pencil at the ready. And yet, in one of the largest studies of its kind, the lead researcher says the [...]