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It’s Crazy Not to Eat This Vegetable

By | 2017-07-11T05:30:15+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Nutrition|

" seems crazy not to eat it on a regular basis." That's the view of UK-registered dietitian and TV nutritionist Carrie Ruxton. She was extolling the nutritional properties and wide-ranging health benefits of beetroot -- a vegetable packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Consumed on a regular basis, it reduces inflammation, slashed your risk of cancer, [...]

Your Brain Needs This Healing Balm

By | 2017-07-11T05:19:00+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Natural Health|

A balm is a preparation that heals or soothes. And there’s an ancient balm with a long history that not only soothes your anxious brain, but may also be able to preserve your ability to think straight and keep your memory working better as you grow older. Remarkably, this balm – which has been giving [...]

How to Get a World-Class Memory in 42 Days

By | 2017-07-11T04:47:10+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Brain Science|

Imagine remembering all the names of a group of people you've met for the first time. Or all the items you need to buy at the supermarket -- without referring to a list. Or making a speech from memory, without notes. These feats are easy for world memory champions. But the question that intrigued some [...]

A Weird New Twist on Sleep and Brain Health

By | 2017-07-11T04:05:46+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Getting a good night's sleep is important for maintaining brain health. Poor sleepers tend to have a greater build-up of beta-amyloid -- the protein linked to Alzheimer's -- and perform worse on memory tests. The reason, scientists believe, is that sleep activates the brain's waste disposal system, allowing it to clear away debris, toxic proteins [...]

Beer for Better Brain Health?

By | 2017-07-10T16:52:59+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Lifestyle|

New research emerges all the time about the benefits of drinking wine… The findings about fermented grape juice got some folks so excited, they started testing the benefits of beer too. And for good reason: when it comes to amount consumed, beer ranks #3 among all the beverages in the world, after water and tea.1 [...]

Brain Scans Prove The Value of Omega-3 Supplements

By | 2017-07-10T16:44:05+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Brain Science|

Described as "a major advance", a new study led by renowned neuropsychiatrist and bestselling author Daniel G Amen adds to the growing evidence that omega 3 fatty acids are essential for the brain. Research to date suggests these fats can promote cognitive health and help prevent Alzheimer's disease. These benefits come in addition to Omega [...]

Novel Way to Restore the Aging Brain Discovered

By | 2017-07-10T16:34:14+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Brain Science|

It "sounds like the stuff of science fiction," commented Dr. James Pickett, head of research at the Alzheimer's Society. That's because Stanford University School of Medicine has found a factor in the blood that, as Dr. Pickett describes it, "can enter the [aging] brain and restore some of the processes that are essential for forming [...]

Scientists Discover Important New Brain Nutrient

By | 2017-07-10T16:26:07+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Brain Science|

If your thinking feels fuzzy and a little spacy, the problem may be a problem in your spaces – the spaces between the neurons in your brain. Within your brain, the spaces between your neurons -- called synapses -- form connections that not only allow neurons to relay information to neighboring neurons but are also [...]

This Vegetable Gives Your Brain Powerful Protection

By | 2017-06-21T06:07:23+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Nutrition|

Every 40 seconds somebody in the US suffers a stroke. And due to stroke’s devastating consequences, someone dies of one every four minutes. But now researchers from the UK have proved that a chemical found in broccoli called sulforaphane turns on a protective enzyme in the brain that helps guard against stroke’s most damaging effects. [...]

A Clove a Day Keeps Alzheimer’s at Bay

By | 2017-06-20T15:15:36+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Lifestyle|

The vegetables in the genus Allium are full of medicinal properties and have been used as such for thousands of years. This group of foods includes leeks, onions, scallions, shallots, and chives. While all these have benefits, there is one that stands out from all the others. It qualifies for that overused term "super food" [...]

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