This Sugar May Be Silently Wrecking Your Memory

By |2023-05-19T10:00:42-04:00May 22nd, 2023|Nutrition|

It's very well known that sugar and, in particular, the sugar called fructose, can wreak havoc on the body and brain. And now a group of researchers believe fructose may be connected to the increase in the number of people who succumb to memory-destroying Alzheimer’s disease. According to these scientists, the fructose that you consume [...]

Lower Your Dementia Risk 40 Percent With A Vitamin?

By |2023-05-05T14:20:16-04:00May 8th, 2023|Nutrition|

When it comes to fighting dementia, the mainstream has nothing new to offer. It’s the same old risky drugs… unproven therapies… and endless hours of “investigative” scans and procedures. Fortunately, Mother Nature provides where conventional medicine fails. New research shows that getting more of a certain vitamin can lower your risk of developing dementia by [...]

SNAP Knocks Two Years Off Brain Aging

By |2023-02-10T11:24:57-05:00February 10th, 2023|Nutrition|

For good brain health, diet matters. As we’ve reported here many times, long-term consumption of a Mediterranean style diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, and olive oil, leads to better cognition in older populations. And yet, people across nearly all demographic groups, regardless of income, have been increasing their consumption of ultra-processed foods, which now makes [...]

How Food Can Rejuvenate Aging Brain Blood Vessels

By |2022-12-23T06:41:51-05:00December 23rd, 2022|Nutrition|

The brain is protected from toxins and other insults by the blood-brain barrier. It’s an important line of defense against damage and infection. But with aging it becomes “leaky,” leaving the brain susceptible. If only there was a way of preventing this. Well, actually, there is. And best of all, you don’t need another vitamin [...]

Are You Getting Enough Of This Memory-Boosting Nutrient?

By |2022-10-17T07:18:17-04:00October 17th, 2022|Nutrition|

For your brain to function at its best, it needs a crucial nutrient that allows its neurons to keep properly firing off their messages to one another. This nutrient is particulary important because it plays a key role in activities that go on in neuronal membranes. Without it, your thinking abilities falter. New memories can't [...]

This Might Be The Easiest Way To Stop Dementia

By |2022-10-14T10:06:31-04:00October 14th, 2022|Nutrition|

If you’re anything like me, you’re doing everything possible to stop dementia before it starts. Especially if one of your close relatives suffered from Alzheimer’s leaving you at genetic risk for the disease. That’s why you eat plenty of fruits and veggies, never miss getting your exercise, and always get a good night’s sleep. But [...]

Eleven Memory-Boosting Nutrients Put To the Test

By |2022-09-26T08:15:45-04:00September 26th, 2022|Nutrition|

A lot has been written about how the right nutrients can help your brain stay in better shape as you get older. To test some of those claims, researchers in Europe spent two years investigating the results of a unique combination of some of today’s most popular memory-saving nutrients. Let’s take a closer look at [...]

Can This Vitamin Solve A Root Cause Of Alzheimer’s Disease?

By |2022-09-19T12:27:20-04:00September 19th, 2022|Nutrition|

It’s no secret that certain nutrients are good for your brain. Nutrients like vitamin B-12, vitamin D, and omega-3 fatty acids are often touted for staving off Alzheimer’s and other memory-robbing diseases. Now we know there’s another vitamin to add to that list of nutritional memory-saving superstars. Because an international group of researchers has just [...]

The Vitamin Secret to a Healthy Brain

By |2022-05-16T10:41:58-04:00May 16th, 2022|Nutrition|

If you’re anything like me, you’re probably doing everything you can to avoid Alzheimer’s disease. Because without a sharp mind, you will slowly lose your independence… and identity. That’s why you never miss your morning tee time or bike ride… eat plenty of fresh produce… and always take the opportunity to learn something new. But [...]

This Fiber Can Cut Your Risk of Dementia

By |2022-05-09T10:44:59-04:00May 9th, 2022|Nutrition|

When the saying “roughage keeps you regular” was coined it reflected fiber’s ability to prevent or relieve constipation. Soon doctors were touting the benefits of dietary fiber for everything from helping maintain a healthy weight and lowering the risk of diabetes to reducing the risk of heart disease and some forms of cancer. Now, a [...]

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