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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Food Compound is a Valuable Addition to Your Brain Protection Plan

By | 2017-04-11T05:29:21+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Nutrition|

There’s a natural chemical found in a wide variety of food and drinks that’s powerfully good for your body and brain. It has antioxidant properties that bolster your body’s defenses against daily damage caused by everyday toxins and free radicals… It has anti-inflammatory properties to defend your cells and neurons from the damage caused by [...]

This Food Contains Brain-Supporting Properties Not Found Anywhere Else

By | 2017-03-28T11:46:05+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Nutrition|

To the Romans, they were "food of the gods." Ancient Greeks warriors ingested them before battle to increase their strength. In Chinese culture, they’re considered an "elixir of life." While most people enjoy them as part of their everyday diet, certain varieties of mushroom are prescribed in ancient medical traditions for their health and healing [...]

These Popular Foods Can Fry Your Brain

By | 2017-03-28T10:42:52+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Nutrition|

To most folks, a fried or grilled piece of meat smells great when it’s cooking and tastes wonderful when you eat it. But your brain isn’t as pleased as your taste buds when you chow down on those types of foods. For once, the problem isn’t carbs, or the evils of red meat or something [...]

Your Brain Needs Vitamin A – But Not Too Much!

By | 2017-03-21T07:39:12+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Nutrition|

After investigating a crucial nutrient that contributes to a better memory, researchers are still largely in the dark on how it influences neurons as we get older. But there's one thing the scientists know for sure about vitamin A -- if you run short of this natural chemical, your thinking processes will slow with the [...]

This Way of Eating Cuts Brain Loss in Half

By | 2017-03-02T11:15:45+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Nutrition|

Inspired by the cuisine of people in Spain, Greece, Southern France and Italy, many health experts have strongly endorsed the Mediterranean diet in recent years. That's because this way of eating seems to protect against cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. Now there's growing evidence it guards against cognitive decline and dementia too. In fact, a [...]

Deficiency in This B Vitamin Can Be Dangerous (NOT B12)

By | 2017-02-02T04:39:27+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Nutrition|

They looked at the US diet, the Mediterranean diet, vegetarian diets. They looked at different calorie intakes. Whatever the diet or the amount of food Americans consume, the scientists sitting on the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) found a serious shortfall in our consumption of choline. Most of us are eating from 14% to 37% [...]

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