Never Make an Important Decision on an Empty Stomach

By |2021-04-30T11:00:47+00:00April 30th, 2021|Natural Health|

Shopping for food when you're hungry is never a good idea. It’s no surprise that candy bars and chocolate fudge cake are hard to resist when your stomach is rumbling. But fascinating new research into hunger and cognitive function reveals a surprise: When you're hungry, you're not limited to making unhealthy choices regarding food alone. [...]

Can Eating Cheese Boost Your Memory

By |2021-04-26T12:22:12+00:00April 26th, 2021|Nutrition|

Medical authorities are sticking to their guns when it comes to advice on high fat dairy foods like cheese. They suggest replacing cheese, milk and yogurt with low or non-fat versions to protect against heart disease. However, evidence shows that high fat cheese does not raise the risk of heart disease, but actually lowers it. [...]

New Study Reveals Loneliness Causes Long-Lasting Cognitive Damage

By |2021-04-22T16:21:34+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Natural Health|

If the global pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that social isolation is detrimental to mental health. What’s more, it’s been particularly rough for older people, who may not be as technologically savvy with online platforms that can bridge the gap. Sadly, the repercussions of loneliness can have far reaching health impacts, including a higher [...]

Controversial Treatment Improves Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Days

By |2021-04-20T14:31:12+00:00April 19th, 2021|Natural Health|

In a Canadian pilot study published this year, a very simple but controversial therapy helped three out of four Alzheimer’s patients enjoy “remarkable improvements” in their mental abilities within days of being treated.1 The improvements included expanded alertness and significant changes in cognitive ability. The treatment in question? Radiation – in low doses. For seventy [...]

Can Sex Protect Your Memory as You Age?

By |2021-04-16T15:59:00+00:00April 16th, 2021|Natural Health|

Do sexually active older people have better cognition than their more celibate counterparts? The answer seems to be a resounding yes, at least when it comes to some aspects of cognition. Here’s the story… Numerous studies from around the world have investigated the effects of sexual activity on cognitive function. In the United Kingdom, a [...]

Does Processed Meat Cause Memory Loss?

By |2021-04-12T11:20:08+00:00April 12th, 2021|Natural Health|

Springtime is when people everywhere start dusting off their backyard grills and filling them with burgers and hot dogs. But before you reach for a hot dog, consider new research from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom. They’ve found what they call a “hot dog-brain” connection, a link between the consumption of hot [...]

How One Little-Known Neurological Illness is Robbing People of Body and Mind (Plus, what to do about it!)

By |2021-04-09T17:15:53+00:00April 9th, 2021|Brain Science|

There is no diagnostic test, objective measure or clear sign that chronic fatigue syndrome exists, still health authorities are beginning to accept that this syndrome is a real medical condition. Even so, the illness, sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is not always taken seriously by health care providers, with some patients complaining of hostile interactions [...]

A Yawn is More Complicated – and Important to Mental Focus – Than We Think

By |2021-04-05T14:13:04+00:00April 5th, 2021|Natural Health|

For the longest time, the act of yawning puzzled medical researchers. Yawning seems commonplace and insignificant – you feel tired, you yawn. You see somebody else yawn, you yawn. You get bored, you yawn. The problem researchers faced was how to tie these circumstances together and figure out a definitive biological purpose for yawning. When [...]

Stanford Scientists Reverse Memory Loss in Mice

By |2021-04-02T15:56:53+00:00April 2nd, 2021|Natural Health|

Low-level inflammation that glows brighter with each passing year has become a “hot” topic in scientific research. Often triggering a process known as “inflammaging”, chronic inflammation is known to contribute to the development of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. Stanford scientists theorized that if you could stamp out these inflammatory embers then you could save [...]

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