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Beware This Danger to Bees and Your Brain

By | 2018-06-22T06:37:20+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Natural Health|

A few years ago, there were a lot of news stories about the die-off of bee colonies. I haven’t seen anything lately – the media circus moves on – but if you’re concerned about your brain health, maybe this story should be on your personal front page. Scientists who study the environmental contaminants that are [...]

Eat This Once a Day to Protect Your Eyes and Improve Brain Function

By | 2018-06-18T10:10:11+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Nutrition|

Added to salads or smoothies, its green, creamy texture is high in fiber and chock-full of vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and healthy fats. One important carotenoid found in this nutrient-dense fruit is lutein, known for its ability to protect the eyes from harmful light at the blue end of the spectrum. It’s old news that lutein [...]

How to Fix Those Tip-of-the-Tongue, Can’t-Remember-the-Word Moments

By | 2018-06-15T11:43:12+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Natural Health|

I'm sure you've had that frustrating feeling of trying to call a word or name to mind but feel like it's just out of reach – on the tip of your tongue. But now researchers believe they've located the part of the brain that gives birth to these annoying can't-quite-remember-the-word moments. And they also think [...]

Healthy Food Choices Reduce The Age of Your Brain

By | 2018-06-11T15:13:57+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Brain Science|

Last year, three anthropologists from New York published research which revealed that brain size of non-human primates is predicted by diet. Whether this finding applies to humans is unknown, but if it does, it will be of huge significance, because after the age of 40, the brain shrinks by five percent every decade, and this [...]

The Melt-In-Your-Mouth Treat that Boosts the Brain

By | 2018-06-08T17:27:57+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Nutrition|

Switzerland leads the world, consuming almost 20 pounds per person annually. The US trails in 9th place. We only munch our way through a mere 9½ pounds. Then again, the Swiss are renowned for their exceptional chocolate. The cardiovascular benefits of chocolate - or more specifically, its most important component, cocoa (cacao) - are well [...]

Most People Don’t Know This is Vital to Your Brain Health

By | 2018-06-04T12:19:38+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Natural Health|

Strange as it may seem, less than half your body is human. 57% of the cells in you body are bacteria, viruses, fungi, and a type of single-celled microorganism you've probably never heard of, called archaea. Together they make up the microbiome. Evidence has been mounting over the last 25 years that the microbiome (particularly [...]

These Brain Cells – Not Neurons — Could Hold the Key to Alzheimer’s Breakthrough

By | 2018-06-01T14:12:26+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Brain Science|

Much of the research into Alzheimer's disease has focused on neurons - the nerve cells in the brain that transmit the electrochemical impulses that are associated with thinking and memory. But what if the answer to treating Alzheimer's actually resides in a different kind of brain cell? A growing number of researchers now believe that [...]

For a Healthier Brain and Focused Attention, Breath Like This

By | 2018-05-28T12:37:45+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Natural Health|

An easy-to-use technique you can start doing immediately produces far-reaching and powerful brain benefits. It’s not hard to learn and it has been shown to sharpen your intellectual capabilities and protect the brain as you age. The method: breathing exercises and meditation that elicit measurable effects in brain cells. Keep reading to learn the benefits [...]

First These Toxins Come for your Sense of Smell, Then They Come After Your Brain

By | 2018-05-25T03:51:28+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Natural Health|

It’s always been obvious that inhaling air pollution can hurt your heart and lungs. But now researchers are catching on to the fact that the brain and nervous system can be harmed, too. And the damage can often start with your sense of smell. Odor Blindness According to a study by researchers at the University [...]

Can a Device Used to Relieve Depression Stop Alzheimer’s?

By | 2018-05-21T05:08:00+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Brain Science|

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen any kind of breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research. That’s why this recent news caught my attention. While it’s not a cure, it shows promising ways we can help reduce some symptoms of the disease and give patients additional “good” years. The treatment involves a type of brain training [...]

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