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If You Take Only Three Brain Supplements, Make Sure This is One of Them

By |2019-02-11T11:35:56+00:00February 11th, 2019|Nutrition|

Many nutrients play their part in lowering the risk of Alzheimer's, but one in particular stands out in importance. Yet only one American adult out of every nine meets the recommended “Adequate Intake.” Not only is this nutrient vital for sustaining good mental health, it's also critical for brain development in the fetus and early [...]

This Surprising Nutrient Could be the Most Important for Brain Health

By |2019-01-21T07:27:00+00:00January 21st, 2019|Nutrition|

If you want your brain to be at its best from now until a ripe old age, there’s one crucial nutrient that may be the most vital. For years everyone – including me – has thought of it as an eye supplement. And that’s true, but it’s turning out to be much more. Lutein stands [...]

The Tree Nut that Keeps Dementia at Bay

By |2019-01-04T07:00:56+00:00January 4th, 2019|Nutrition|

The industry has thrived in the state of Oregon for over a century. Grown in 800 orchards -- many of which have been farmed by the same family for generations – and covering 70,000 acres, the state produces 99% of the US crop of hazelnuts. Hazelnuts are an excellent source of many nutrients including folic [...]

The Mighty Vegetable that Rejuvenates Your Brain

By |2018-11-05T14:42:51+00:00November 5th, 2018|Nutrition|

A few years ago I would have thought it unlikely, but beets have risen close to the top of the superfood hit parade. They not only support your brain and boost muscle performance but also keep your heart functioning better. And now some researchers think this invigorating veggie may secretly be harboring an Alzheimer’s “drug.” [...]

The Right Foods Can Keep Immune Cells from Destroying Your Memory

By |2018-10-08T12:50:36+00:00October 8th, 2018|Nutrition|

Your immune system can be your best friend – when it protects you from pathogens – or your worst nightmare when it goes on the blink. . . . . .because misbehaving immune cells can cause as much harm to the body as any disease. Your brain is particularly vulnerable to this type of destruction. [...]

This Popular Food is Addictive – and Shrinks Your Brain

By |2018-09-07T15:41:53+00:00September 7th, 2018|Nutrition|

You’d think that if a food additive has been proven capable of both wrecking your physical health and endangering your brain, we’d all avoid it like it was poison. But we don’t. It remains one of the most popular foods on earth. We slurp it down in our drinks. It’s added to a staggering number [...]

Your Brain is Hungry for This Antioxidant Mineral

By |2018-08-13T15:22:06+00:00August 13th, 2018|Nutrition|

One of your brain’s biggest enemies is oxidative stress – the buildup of toxic molecules called free radicals that can oxidize and destroy neurons and the network connections among brain cells. When free radicals overwhelm the brain’s antioxidant defenses, your memory and ability to think straight take a hit. To keep this potential disaster under [...]

Can’t Afford Brain Supplements? The Most Vital Ones Cost Practically Nothing

By |2018-08-07T09:40:59+00:00August 6th, 2018|Nutrition|

One of the good things about brain health is that the main things you need are inexpensive or even free. For example, you've got to have two simple vitamins that offer priceless protection from a brain-destroying amino acid. They’re available practically everywhere, for pennies. These two nutrients preserve memory and thinking power like all get [...]

The “Smart” Mushroom that Could Keep You Mentally Sharp for Life

By |2018-07-30T08:35:30+00:00July 30th, 2018|Nutrition|

What was her secret? It's not only that neurobiologist Rita Levi-Montalcini lived to the age of 103, the only Nobel prize winner who ever achieved that distinction. It's that she was still engaged in research at that advanced age. Her youthful vitality and mental powers were undiminished right to the end of her very long [...]

This “Eye Supplement” Puts a Stop to Alzheimer’s

By |2018-07-23T13:30:26+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Nutrition|

"This is a major breakthrough in the management of Alzheimer's disease." So states Professor John Nolan, lead scientist in a new human trial. He wasn’t talking about a new drug. He was talking about a formula made up of nutrients found in ordinary foods like sardines and spinach. Another of the study authors, Dr. Alan [...]

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