Tag: how to prevent Alzheimer’s

Strawberries: Taste Great and GOOD for You

Strawberries: Taste Great and GOOD for You

| Jul 7, 2018

We tend to think that the more delicious a food is, the less likely it is to be healthful and nourishing. While this idea holds true for sugar-laden processed and packaged foods, it’s good to remember that there are notable exceptions. For example, strawberries offer perfect proof that delicious foods (even sweet ones) can also […]

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Must-Have Foods & Supplements for Stopping Cognitive Decline

Must-Have Foods & Supplements for Stopping Cognitive Decline

| Jun 3, 2018

Dementia currently affects at least 47 million people worldwide.[1] As we’ve discussed in past articles, Alzheimer’s disease and other serious forms of dementia are a growing problem. With diagnoses occurring at progressively younger ages, it’s becoming difficult to believe that these neurodegenerative issues are simply a byproduct of natural, age-related cognitive decline. On the contrary, […]

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Stop Using Canola Oil Immediately

Stop Using Canola Oil Immediately

| Jan 14, 2018

The pros and cons of fat consumption are perhaps more hotly debated than any other food category. The word “fat” has come to carry a negative connotation, but as we’ve written about in the past, not all fats are created equal. Some serve as the perfect fuel source for your body and brain, and others […]

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Is Sleep Deprivation Destroying Your Health?

Is Sleep Deprivation Destroying Your Health?

| Jan 4, 2018

Most people don’t get enough sleep. Missing out on the recommended 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye nightly does more than just make you feel groggy and grumpy. The long term effects of sleep deprivation are real. It drains your mental abilities and puts your physical health at real risk. In the long term, chronic sleep deprivation may lead to a host of health problems including obesity, […]

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More Bad News About High Fructose Corn Syrup: It’s Contaminated with Mercury

More Bad News About High Fructose Corn Syrup: It’s Contaminated with Mercury

| Nov 26, 2017

If you’ve been a part of the natural health community for long, you probably already know that sugar is bad news. It undermines immune function, triggers inflammation, depletes the body of nutrients, increases the risk of cancer (cancer cells feed on sugar), worsens high blood pressure, and more. We’re not talking about whole grains and […]

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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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