Tag: how to prevent cognitive decline

Drink Beet Juice for a Brain Boost

Drink Beet Juice for a Brain Boost

| Oct 24, 2017

Cognitive enhancement is a hot topic these days. With Alzheimer’s and other forms of cognitive dysfunction on the rise, the race is on to discover new ways to keep our brains healthy and strong. New research is also beginning to reveal that optimized brain health is one of the keys to everything from high performance […]

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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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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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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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Protect Yourself Against Aluminum Toxicity with Turmeric

Protect Yourself Against Aluminum Toxicity with Turmeric

| Apr 15, 2016

We’ve written in past articles about the ever-present dangers of toxic heavy metals. Aluminum is one of the most worrisome of all—it’s already one of the most abundant metals on the earth’s surface, and industrial culture has ensured that it shows up in nearly every aspect of our lives. Given the known toxicity of aluminum, […]

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“B Is For Brain”: B Vitamins Help Prevent Dementia

“B Is For Brain”: B Vitamins Help Prevent Dementia

| Mar 30, 2016

Dementia currently affects more than 47 million people worldwide, and it’s estimated that this number will rise by 40% in the next ten years.[1] Some conventional doctors and researchers argue that we simply live longer than we used to, so our incidence of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are proportionately higher. But as we’ve […]

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Treat Mental Disorders with Brain Regeneration

Treat Mental Disorders with Brain Regeneration

| Mar 9, 2016

The Western medical system is caught in a frighteningly mechanistic view of the world. Its narrative goes something like this: Organisms are built like machines, and we can understand them by breaking them down into their component parts and studying each one. Only by gaining such an understanding can we hope to treat the diseases […]

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Grape Seeds Help Prevent Cancer (and more)

Grape Seeds Help Prevent Cancer (and more)

| Jan 26, 2016

Grapes are an immensely popular fruit, thanks to their delicious sweetness (and, of course, thanks to the ancient tradition of making them into wine). Despite such popularity, though, this favored fruit holds a little-known secret: the most healthful part of grapes (by far) is their seeds. Grape seeds contain all sorts of beneficial compounds, including […]

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4 Reasons Why Eating Walnuts Is A Smart Choice (plus Easy Recipes)

4 Reasons Why Eating Walnuts Is A Smart Choice (plus Easy Recipes)

| Dec 20, 2015

Researchers are convinced—more than ever before—about the nutritional benefits of walnuts.  Walnuts are delicious, satisfying, and packed with health benefits, but they rarely make it onto the short list of healthy foods. When I was growing up, walnuts would pretty much only make an appearance during the holiday season, when my mother would use them to […]

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