Monthly Archives: April 2018

Aromatic Herb Enhances Short-Term Memory and Helps You Sleep

By |2018-04-30T17:13:37-04:00April 30th, 2018|Natural Health|

Its leaves provide a popular flavor for foods and drinks. Its oil flavors toothpaste, chewing gum and candy. The herb is also widely used in healing. For maladies ranging from bad breath, indigestion and gas to sore throat, the common cold and arthritis, this can bring relief. Now we know spearmint provides another health benefit. For the [...]

Scientific First: New Study Proves Mental Decline is Not Inevitable

By |2018-04-28T15:58:46-04:00April 27th, 2018|Brain Science|

20 years ago, in a landmark article, researchers concluded that the human brain retains the potential for self-renewal throughout life. Before this, scientists believed the adult brain was hard-wired and therefore not able to produce new cells. While most neuroscientists accepted the new findings, there has been an ongoing debate about whether this renewal ability [...]

Two-Nutrient Combo Lowers Risk of Alzheimer’s Better than Either One Alone

By |2018-04-28T15:36:16-04:00April 23rd, 2018|Nutrition|

Researchers have stumbled on a super-powered duo of nutrients that may be able to rescue your brain from the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other debilitating disorders. According to some of the most advanced research, this pair of nutrients can help the brain make more serotonin, a neurotransmitter crucial to keeping your mental abilities intact [...]

Boost Your Brain Performance with the Proper Color

By |2018-04-28T15:22:32-04:00April 20th, 2018|Lifestyle|

If you’ve been with us for a while, you’re aware that the right nutrients in fruits and vegetables can improve the way your brain functions and ages. But researchers have now also found that the color scheme that surrounds you in your daily life exerts a strong influence on how your mind works. Some colors help [...]

To Boost Your Memory, Let Your Mind Wander

By |2018-04-28T15:01:30-04:00April 16th, 2018|Brain Science|

If you want an excuse to be lazy while improving your memory at the same time, I've got some good news for you. As a powerful aid to remembering something that has just occurred, all you need to do is sit in a darkened room, close your eyes, and rest for ten minutes. That's it. [...]

Tap Water May Increase Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

By |2018-04-28T14:18:23-04:00April 13th, 2018|Natural Health|

About 11% of people over age 65 are suffering from dementia. And for people over 85, the figure grows to a staggering 32% -- almost one-third.1Today we’ll look at an intriguing theory that may go a long way toward explaining the epidemic. If you go back to the early 1900s, the disease was extremely rare, [...]

Priceless Protein Helps Your Brain Manufacture New Cells

By |2018-04-09T18:11:27-04:00April 9th, 2018|Nutrition|

If you want to keep your memory going strong as you get older, you need to know that taurine is central to the health of the brain’s neurons. Although not technically one of the “amino acids” you often hear about, it’s a closely related protein the body can’t live without. Taurine derives its name from the Latin [...]

Specific Link Identified Between Low-Quality Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2018-04-06T17:09:56-04:00April 6th, 2018|Natural Health|

Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher slept only four or five hours a night, and were proud of it. So is Donald Trump, who seems to wear it like a badge of honor. But both the former president and prime minister went on to develop Alzheimer's after they left office. Perhaps the current president should take [...]

Keep Your Brain Energized and Stress-Proof

By |2018-04-02T18:37:35-04:00April 2nd, 2018|Brain Science|

Stress is a brain killer. It can jumble your thoughts, make it harder to learn new information, and blur your memory. And as researchers keep delving into the mysteries about how stress can warp health and mess with our minds, they are placing a major focus on its effect on energy production in cells. On the [...]

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