How Food Can Rejuvenate Aging Brain Blood Vessels

By |2022-12-23T06:41:51+00:00December 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 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+00:00September 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+00:00September 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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 [...]

Is Vitamin B Deficiency an Early Warning Sign of Dementia?

By |2022-04-22T11:35:49+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Nutrition|

In an ongoing exploration of the origins of dementia, researchers from the United States and Israel coordinated a large cohort study to examine a common nutritional deficiency - folate, or vitamin B9. We already know that blood folate levels diminish with age, but what we didn’t know is the effect this loss has on cognition. [...]

Boost the Impact of Exercise on Memory with One Mineral

By |2022-03-11T10:55:43+00:00March 11th, 2022|Nutrition|

It's been well-established that aerobic exercise improves brain health. But researchers haven't been able to identify the specific pathways that make this possible. But now researchers at the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute in Australia have identified a protein the body makes in response to exercise that kickstarts the creation of new neurons in the [...]

Is Too Much Calcium Bad for Your Brain?

By |2022-03-04T10:04:10+00:00March 4th, 2022|Nutrition|

When you think about how the mineral calcium affects your health, chances are the first thing that pops into your head is how this mighty mineral strengthens your bones. But if certain researchers have their way, the mention of calcium will soon bring to mind its role in memory loss. Allow me to explain… For [...]

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