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Goji Berries Possess a Unique Brain Nutrient

By | 2017-05-10T03:46:04+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Nutrition|

By now you know fruits and vegetables are essential if you want to maintain a healthy brain and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia… However, not all fruits and vegetables are created equal when it comes to their brain benefits… At first glance, goji berries, also known as wolfberries, might [...]

5 Common Causes of “Brain Fog”

By | 2017-05-10T03:35:30+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Ever get one of those days where you feel like your brain isn’t on top of its game? I do from time to time. And it’s awful. On one of those days, it’s hard to stay focused on what you’re trying to accomplish. Distractions are impossible to ignore. Your mental powers and your thinking slow [...]

Laugh Your Way to a Better Brain

By | 2017-05-10T03:07:15+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Bertrand Russell, a famous British philosopher, once said, "Laughter is the most inexpensive and most effective wonder drug." Medical researchers, who have named the study of laughter "gelotology," are starting to agree with him. Here are a few reasons why. . . Even though scientists can’t rigorously explain exactly what makes something funny and what [...]

Using a Map to Navigate Keeps The Brain “Switched On”

By | 2017-05-10T02:58:35+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Brain Science|

Saved in the nick of time, vacationers in Utah stop their caravan just as it was about to plunge off a cliff. Three women are rescued when their hired SUV submerges in a lake in Bellevue, Seattle. A driver in Pittsburgh spends Christmas in jail after driving his chemical tanker onto country roads where it [...]

Could Eating These Vegetables Increase Your Risk of Dementia?

By | 2017-05-10T02:21:01+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Nutrition|

Along with physical and mental exercise and sound sleep, eating fresh fruits and vegetables is the first line of defense if you want to keep your brain healthy as you age. But there’s a slight catch: nearly all fruits and vegetables have merit, but you might be among the few people who can’t tolerate certain [...]

Could We Treat Alzheimer’s Disease With a Flashlight?

By | 2017-05-05T17:30:02+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Brain Science|

Research on the brain keeps offering up unusual results that surprise researchers. An example of what I’m talking about is a study at MIT that involved flashing lights into the eyes of animals. The research shows that timing the flickering of the lights at just the right speed may profoundly change the workings of the [...]

Reap The Cognitive Benefits of Ketones Without The Full Ketogenic Diet

By | 2017-05-05T17:13:16+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Nutrition|

As a regular reader of Brain Health Breakthroughs, you’re probably familiar with the idea of a ketogenic diet. In essence, it means fueling your body with fats instead of carbohydrates. Carbs are metabolized into glucose or blood sugar, which leads to a whole raft of problems from diabetes to cancer to dementia. Fats are an [...]

Mere Talking Delays Alzheimer’s By Five Years

By | 2017-05-05T16:58:51+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Brain Science|

Speaking may not seem like anything special. It's something we all do every day. But it's not just any old chatter that can preserve our memories. It's a special kind. Researchers have been fascinated since the 1990s by the finding that people who can speak two or more languages, and use them regularly, appear to [...]

This Medical Procedure Contributes to Dementia

By | 2017-05-05T16:35:49+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Brain Science|

Your kidneys are fist-sized organs that filter toxins out of your blood and release hormones, red blood cells and Vitamin D into it. Obviously, kidney health is essential to overall health… But what’s interesting is that researchers have recently noticed a connection between the kidneys and the brain. For example, people with chronic kidney disease [...]

Drinking This Increases Your Risk For Dementia

By | 2017-05-05T16:19:56+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Nutrition|

This type of beverage comes in countless flavors and goes by many names... You can find it in every restaurant, fast food chain and grocery store in the country… and about 48% of all Americans reportedly drink nearly three glasses of it a day… That’s a shame, because daily consumption of the beverage is linked to [...]

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