Yearly Archives: 2016

A Natural Way To Refresh Your Brain and Become More Focused

By |2016-12-21T10:39:19-05:00December 29th, 2016|Lifestyle|

If you start to feel sluggish and your concentration wavers, your body has a rapid, easy method to make the brain more alert. And you don’t even have to get out of your chair to use it. All you have to do is yawn. Research into what happens when you yawn shows that the simple [...]

Polluted Air Raises Dementia Risk

By |2016-12-21T10:24:08-05:00December 27th, 2016|Lifestyle|

As air pollution increases so do the number of road accidents. The reason? Pollution has an impact on the brain, affecting drivers' ability to concentrate and focus. That was the surprising conclusion from a five-year study conducted by the London School of Economics. It seemed a bit farfetched and the findings raised a lot of [...]

Is There Such a Thing as Being Too Thin?

By |2016-12-21T10:12:18-05:00December 22nd, 2016|Nutrition|

The Duchess of Windsor famously said, “You can never be too rich or too thin.” Well, it seems maybe you can. . . To stay healthy, one of the things you always hear about is to keep your weight in check. Obesity takes a heavy toll on joints, heart and lungs, liver and just about [...]

Countries With The Lowest Dementia Rates Follow These 7 Food Secrets

By |2016-12-20T16:11:08-05:00December 20th, 2016|Lifestyle|

Living longer we may be, but record numbers of people are experiencing cognitive decline and dementia. In fact, in mid-November, Brits woke up to the scary headline that dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales. How long will it be before such headlines appear in the USA? And yet some [...]

Exotic Fruit is Good For The Skin, Better for The Brain

By |2016-12-20T16:11:08-05:00December 15th, 2016|Natural Health|

Looking young is a huge part of feeling young. A lot of salespeople are keenly aware of this. We can say with confidence that Ponce de Leon wasn’t the only person searching for a fountain of youth. Just look at the plethora of beauty products out there with more or less the same promise: “Use [...]

Do Video Games Make You Smarter or Dumber?

By |2016-12-20T16:11:08-05:00December 13th, 2016|Brain Science|

Kids may laugh at the thought of grandpa sitting in front of the TV and playing a video game, but that’s exactly what grandparents all over the country and world may soon be doing. Why? Because their doctors told them to! If that happens, it will be quite a change in the standard perception of [...]

Tastes Sweet, Zero Calories, But Dangerous for Your Brain

By |2016-12-20T16:11:08-05:00December 8th, 2016|Nutrition|

If you believe the marketing hype, a certain calorie-free ingredient added to soft drinks can help you lose weight. But the truth about this chemical additive is less reassuring. Researchers have raised serious doubts about what it really does to help you lose weight (sneak preview: nothing). And investigations into its effects on the body [...]

This is Nature’s Perfect Food

By |2016-12-20T16:11:08-05:00December 6th, 2016|Nutrition|

If there was one food that could increase good cholesterol, provide 13 essential vitamins and minerals, and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes … while building muscle, making you feel full and satisfied, and boosting your energy longer … well, wouldn’t you say it sounds like the perfect food? New research is showing this [...]

The Less You Eat, The Smarter You Get

By |2016-12-20T16:11:08-05:00December 1st, 2016|Nutrition|

If you feel like a large part of your life is out of balance, your waistline is too big, your thinking and memory are not as sharp as you’d like, and your foods are unsatisfying, some researchers believe all these factors are connected to one another. In fact, you probably can fix them fairly easily [...]

This “Celebrity” Nutrient Helps Prevent and Reverse Alzheimer’s

By |2016-12-20T16:11:08-05:00November 29th, 2016|Brain Science|

Imagine your brain is like a hot new nightclub… everyone wants to get in, but only a select few—like celebrities—are actually allowed in. Your “blood-brain barrier”—as doctors call it—is just like the red velvet cord that allows the VIPs into a club and keeps everyone else out. The blood-brain barrier allows only water and a [...]

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