Monthly Archives: July 2019


Try This if You Want to Ace a New Skill

By |2019-07-29T04:23:01+00:00July 29th, 2019|Brain Science|

If you are a frequent reader of this publication, you’ve seen articles urging you to learn a new skill to keep your brain young. The benefits are huge, especially for working memory. Learning a new language or mastering a musical instrument are good examples. “In addition to making existing synapses more robust, learning causes the [...]

Sugar Treats are Mood Downers

By |2019-07-25T13:14:10+00:00July 26th, 2019|Natural Health|

At one time or another -- hopefully now in the past -- you probably gorged on a candy bar, stuffed yourself with ice cream, or downed a fizzy drink to give yourself a pick-me-up and boost your mood. This sugar rush, so scientists tell us, is caused by a surge of the feel-good brain chemical [...]

New Discovery Points to an Overlooked Cause of Alzheimer’s

By |2019-07-22T08:13:25+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Brain Science|

When it comes to treating somebody who is just beginning to suffer Alzheimer’s disease, the conventional medicine folks have a big problem. They don’t know how the disease starts. So they can’t catch it at an early stage. In fact, 20 years ago when my mother was developing dementia, her doctor didn’t know a thing [...]

Drug/Nutrient/Beverage Mix Reverses Memory Loss

By |2019-07-19T06:45:38+00:00July 19th, 2019|Nutrition|

Three decades ago, pharmacist and cancer researcher Ross Pelton, PhD, described a certain combination of two ingredients as "the most potent memory enhancing therapy yet discovered." Today, with a few tweaks to the formula, Frank Shallenberger, MD, a pioneer and leader in the field of integrative medicine, makes an even bolder claim. Patients with early [...]

WHO Details 10 Best Strategies to Prevent Dementia

By |2019-07-15T07:01:46+00:00July 15th, 2019|Natural Health|

“In the next 30 years, the number of people with dementia is expected to triple. We need to do everything we can to reduce our risk of dementia." So stated the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in May. With that in mind, WHO produced a report listing the most [...]

A New Clue about Alzheimer’s Points Toward a Revolution in Treatment

By |2019-07-13T17:31:59+00:00July 12th, 2019|Brain Science|

Researchers have not been very successful at deciphering exactly how Alzheimer’s disease begins its destructive course through the brain. When the destruction of brain tissue becomes extensive, it’s fairly easy to observe. Scientists are less certain about what goes on at earlier stages. This means the mangled proteins seen in the brain when Alzheimer’s is [...]

The Internet Wreaks Havoc with Your Brain

By |2019-07-08T12:31:33+00:00July 8th, 2019|Natural Health|

The internet is changing how we live, work, shop and interact with each other. There are many positive aspects to this. But it also comes with drawbacks. In the first major review of the way the internet affects the brain, the researchers found that online activity lowers attention span, worsens memory and even changes the [...]

Another Look at the “Crossword Puzzle Theory” of Brain Health

By |2019-07-05T10:41:41+00:00July 5th, 2019|Brain Science|

The brain may not be a muscle, but many scientists believe you can exercise it and train it to stay in better shape much the same way. The most familiar form of this theory is that working crossword puzzles or sudoko – on a regular basis – improves memory and cognition and may actually stave [...]

Your Spice Cabinet is Full of Brain “Medicines” Besides Curcumin

By |2019-07-01T10:10:27+00:00July 1st, 2019|Nutrition|

In these pages we’ve let you know that sage, cinnamon, turmeric, and saffron are all powerful brain boosters. Sage is so potent, it’s an ingredient in a brain supplement from our sister company, Green Valley Natural Solutions. We’ve also written up rosemary, another herb I recommend for brain health. It’s good for way more than [...]

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