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Foods That Put You at Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

By | 2017-11-18T15:49:53+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Nutrition|

Certain Foods and Medications Can Increase the Risk of Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease is characterized by tremors, loss of balance and decreased mobility. It affects roughly one million people in the United States. It’s not a fatal disease, but as it progresses it usually leaves its victims completely disabled. Statistically, Parkinson’s disease affects more people [...]

Vitamin E Deficiency Is a Potential Disaster For Your Brain

By | 2017-11-11T11:01:30+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Nutrition|

Protect Your Brain with This Crucial Vitamin About 90 percent of American men and 96 percent of women don’t get enough vitamin E in their food or supplements. That’s bad news, because new research shows it’s essential for preventing memory loss. Without this nutrient, the membranes of the brain’s neurons run short of a vital [...]

This Food Makes Great Brain Medicine

By | 2017-10-20T11:15:03+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Nutrition|

For quite a while, medical researchers have explored all the ways a wonderfully helpful food acts as preventive medicine for the brain, keeping memory problems at bay. As a result, people whose memories are starting to slip may soon find themselves with an unusual prescription from their healthcare practitioner -- Eat blueberries every day. Brain [...]

Your Iron Levels Are Probably Putting Your Health at Risk

By | 2017-10-20T10:41:06+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Nutrition|

Too Much Iron or Not Enough? Both Conditions Can be Deadly Many people take iron supplements to defend against iron-deficiency anemia, a condition where the body doesn’t produce enough red blood cells. This kind of anemia is caused by factors like poor diet, frequent blood donation, endurance training, some digestive conditions and menstruation.1 Iron is [...]

Losing Weight This Way Puts You at Risk of Dementia

By | 2017-10-19T17:56:49+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Nutrition|

Diet Soda and the Risk of Dementia We touched on the dangers of artificial sweeteners, particularly in diet sodas, back in Issue #301… And since that time diet soda consumption in the United States has continued to increase. Among children, consumption of diet soda has doubled in the last 15 years.1 This is bad news. Especially [...]

This Seaweed Extract Is a Powerful Brain-Booster

By | 2017-10-18T18:13:12+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Nutrition|

Seaweed Extract Shows Every Sign of Being a Powerful Brain-Booster In the late 1980s and early 1990s, three PhD students at the University of Iowa were developing drugs to combat cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease. They started to question the conventional tactic, which was to focus on inhibiting certain biochemical responses. Blocking biochemical processes often [...]

Little-known Food Ingredient Has Major Impact on The Brain

By | 2017-08-02T11:11:53+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Nutrition|

Major Impact on Brain Health From Little-Known Dietary Ingredient Its reported health benefits include reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, deterring weight gain, lowering the risks of colon cancer, stroke and cardiovascular diseases, and eliminating waste and toxins from the body. The typical Western diet is depleted in this important part of food. People [...]

It’s Crazy Not to Eat This Vegetable

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

"...it 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, [...]

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. [...]

Eating Like This Reduces Your Risk of Alzheimer’s By Half

By | 2017-05-31T16:42:21+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Nutrition|

What would you say if I told you there’s a delicious way to adjust your diet that could reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease and dementia by 53%? And not only can you reduce your risk of neurodegenerative diseases, but cardiovascular disease as well? Plus you’ll look and feel 7.5 years younger than someone your [...]

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