Monthly Archives: July 2018

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

By |2018-07-30T08:35:30+00:00July 30th, 2018|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 were undiminished right to the end of her very long [...]

Strengthen This Muscle and You Strengthen Your Brain

By |2018-07-27T12:12:04+00:00July 27th, 2018|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 think in terms of the heart. We should. Research shows [...]

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

By |2018-07-23T13:30:26+00:00July 23rd, 2018|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 sardines and spinach. Another of the study authors, Dr. Alan [...]

This Food Combination Acts Like a Brain-Addictive Drug

By |2018-07-20T05:49:01+00:00July 20th, 2018|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 doctors -- but food scientists say separating proteins from carbohydrates [...]

Surprising Reversal of Advanced Alzheimer’s Symptoms

By |2018-07-16T16:24:10+00:00July 16th, 2018|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 when Barbara was 81 years old. She had been diagnosed [...]

Rewire Your Brain to Change Bad Habits

By |2018-07-13T11:47:30+00:00July 13th, 2018|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 track. The answer may lie in rewiring your brain. . [...]

Strong Muscles, Strong Brain

By |2018-07-09T13:31:08+00:00July 9th, 2018|Brain Science|

“A healthy mind in a healthy body” is a proverb coined by the ancient Greeks sometime around 600 BC, although the Latin version -- “mens sana in corpore sano” -- is more familiar to moderns. This old saying used to be a cornerstone of classical education, back when people had more respect for tradition as [...]

Common Prescription Drugs Cause Depression and Suicide

By |2018-07-06T15:04:46+00:00July 6th, 2018|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 not even talking about the devastating damage certain medications can [...]

Why You Should Actively Encourage Brain Drain

By |2018-07-02T10:03:54+00:00July 2nd, 2018|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 brain-damaging beta-amyloid proteins linked to Alzheimer's. The glymphatic system also [...]