Tag: how to prevent Alzheimer’s

Omega-3s Heal the Brain (Especially If You Take the Right Kind)

Omega-3s Heal the Brain (Especially If You Take the Right Kind)

| Nov 20, 2017

We’ve written in past articles about how omega-3 fatty acids are essential for radiant health. Too many Americans consume too many omega-6s and not enough omega-3s, and the consequences can be disastrous. Researchers have found that without an omega-3 fatty acid called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), your body has a much more difficult time warding off […]

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The Hormone That Stops the Brain from Aging (And How to Get More of It)

The Hormone That Stops the Brain from Aging (And How to Get More of It)

| Sep 30, 2017

It’s no secret that the brain is an enormously complex organ. There is a great deal that we still don’t know about it—perhaps this is why, for decades, neurodegeneration researchers preferred to assume that cognitive decline is simply an inevitability of old age. After all, how could we possibly claim control over something about which […]

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How Toxicity Can Lead to Alzheimer’s (And How to Prevent It)

How Toxicity Can Lead to Alzheimer’s (And How to Prevent It)

| Sep 23, 2017

  Alzheimer’s disease is an enormous health issue—and its prevalence continues to increase. It now claims more than half a million American lives every year, making it the third leading cause of death, behind cancer and heart disease.[1] Like cancer, heart disease, and other top killers, the etiology and mechanisms of Alzheimer’s are extremely complicated. […]

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Ginger: The “Natural” Medicine

Ginger: The “Natural” Medicine

| Aug 30, 2017

Ginger is valued for many reasons—as a delicious, pungent spice, a tasty tea ingredient, sometimes even as a natural home remedy—but rarely as a bonafide medicine. This beautiful, golden root of ancient and widespread origin has been used for over 5,000 years in the healing systems of India and China, and yet it has been […]

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Cherries: A Classic Summer Superfood

Cherries: A Classic Summer Superfood

| Jul 2, 2017

Summer is cherry season! These delicious little fruits have long been associated with hot and sunny days, not only because of their cool, refreshing tartness, but also because they have an incredibly short growing season. While they can be grown for a few months out of the year in sub-tropical regions, they’re really only “in […]

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Vitamin E Deficiency?

Vitamin E Deficiency?

| May 6, 2017

The road to mainstream acceptance has proven to be a long and hard one for vitamins and supplements. Even in recent years, they were maligned as useless and unnecessary. In some ways, this accusation is half true. Unfortunately, many store-bought vitamins are ineffectual products—they’re made with inferior, synthetic vitamin precursors, contain all sorts of fillers […]

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Your Heartburn Medication Could Be Giving You Alzheimer’s

Your Heartburn Medication Could Be Giving You Alzheimer’s

| Feb 10, 2017

Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia are spreading like wildfire. Dementia currently affects 47.5 million people worldwide, and 7.7 million new cases are reported every year.[1] Some mainstream medical sources still insist that dementia is a simple fact of growing old, but this stubborn viewpoint makes less and less sense. After all, younger and younger […]

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency Endangers Brain Health

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Endangers Brain Health

| Feb 8, 2017

B vitamins play a critical role in the maintenance of vital and balanced health. They facilitate a wide variety of indispensable processes throughout the body, including red blood cell formation, energy production and metabolism, nervous system function, and a number of different defense and detoxification mechanisms. Vitamin B12 is especially important, and thus a chronic […]

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Are You Getting Enough of This “Master Antioxidant”?

Are You Getting Enough of This “Master Antioxidant”?

| Jan 4, 2017

The human body has miraculously well-designed defense systems—but your body can only be pushed so far before problems arise! Under normal circumstances, our bodies can produce enough anti-oxidants internally to protect us against illness. But the world we now live in has reached such staggering levels of toxicity that our bodies have a hard time […]

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CDC Suppresses Evidence Connecting Vaccines to Autism

CDC Suppresses Evidence Connecting Vaccines to Autism

| Nov 17, 2016

Few topics are more hotly contested than vaccines. A growing body of evidence suggests that vaccines are contaminated with heavy metals, linked with developmental conditions like autism, and not even very effective to boot. And because long-term mercury exposure has been linked to Alzheimer’s disease,[1] many experts even fear that vaccination could be to blame […]

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