The Vitamin Secret to a Healthy Brain

By |2022-05-16T10:41:58+00:00May 16th, 2022|Nutrition|

If you’re anything like me, you’re probably doing everything you can to avoid Alzheimer’s disease. Because without a sharp mind, you will slowly lose your independence… and identity. That’s why you never miss your morning tee time or bike ride… eat plenty of fresh produce… and always take the opportunity to learn something new. But [...]

This Fiber Can Cut Your Risk of Dementia

By |2022-05-09T10:44:59+00:00May 9th, 2022|Nutrition|

When the saying “roughage keeps you regular” was coined it reflected fiber’s ability to prevent or relieve constipation. Soon doctors were touting the benefits of dietary fiber for everything from helping maintain a healthy weight and lowering the risk of diabetes to reducing the risk of heart disease and some forms of cancer. Now, a [...]

Is Vitamin B Deficiency an Early Warning Sign of Dementia?

By |2022-04-22T11:35:49+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Nutrition|

In an ongoing exploration of the origins of dementia, researchers from the United States and Israel coordinated a large cohort study to examine a common nutritional deficiency - folate, or vitamin B9. We already know that blood folate levels diminish with age, but what we didn’t know is the effect this loss has on cognition. [...]

Boost the Impact of Exercise on Memory with One Mineral

By |2022-03-11T10:55:43+00:00March 11th, 2022|Nutrition|

It's been well-established that aerobic exercise improves brain health. But researchers haven't been able to identify the specific pathways that make this possible. But now researchers at the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute in Australia have identified a protein the body makes in response to exercise that kickstarts the creation of new neurons in the [...]

Is Too Much Calcium Bad for Your Brain?

By |2022-03-04T10:04:10+00:00March 4th, 2022|Nutrition|

When you think about how the mineral calcium affects your health, chances are the first thing that pops into your head is how this mighty mineral strengthens your bones. But if certain researchers have their way, the mention of calcium will soon bring to mind its role in memory loss. Allow me to explain… For [...]

Powerful Memory Protector Identified in a Common Berry

By |2021-09-10T03:15:04+00:00September 10th, 2021|Nutrition|

By now, just about everybody should know that eating plenty of fruits and vegetables can support a healthier brain and a sharp memory for years to come. But the latest research has begun to pick apart exactly which natural compounds in these foods have the biggest benefits. And there’s one natural compound found in blueberries [...]

Forgotten Vitamin Can Help Keep Your Memory Sharp

By |2021-08-16T12:02:23+00:00August 16th, 2021|Nutrition|

For decades this vitamin has been overlooked for its importance in keeping your memory sharp as you age, but now it’s finally getting some of the attention it deserves. I’m talking about vitamin K. And if you think you’re getting enough, you might be surprised at the latest research. Vitamin K was discovered in 1935. [...]

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. [...]

Why the MIND Diet is Proven to Cut Alzheimer’s Risk in Half

By |2021-03-12T11:26:17+00:00March 12th, 2021|Nutrition|

One of the best ways to deal with Alzheimer’s disease? Make sure you never get it in the first place. And one of the more effective methods for lowering your risk of Alzheimer’s disease is to build up your brain health with the right foods. According to researchers at the Rush University Medical Center in [...]

Japanese Dietary Staple Helps Retain Memories

By |2020-12-11T12:34:18+00:00December 11th, 2020|Nutrition|

Alzheimer's happens when there’s damage to the brain's gray matter. But deeper parts of the brain, where white matter is located, can also suffer damage that leads to cognitive decline and dementia. Doctors recommend keeping blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol under control to protect white matter, but there's an alternative no orthodox physician seems [...]

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