How Your Memory Works, and the Surprising Implications of Impaired Memory Function

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Your memory holds a record of your entire life and shapes your identity, but the ability to form memories does not occur until the age of about five. Prior to that, lack of self-recognition prevents autobiographical memory formation

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Conventional Ground Beef Is Three Times More Likely to Contain Antibiotic-Resistant Fecal Bacteria Than Grass-Fed Beef

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Factory farming of beef is efficient and cost-effective, but comes with a number of serious side effects that can threaten your health, including contamination with antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Testing revealed 100 percent of Continue reading

How Trans Fat Harms Your Memory

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Preliminary findings reveal that trans fat is linked to a higher risk of memory impairment

Trans fats may act as a pro-oxidant, contributing to oxidative stress that causes cellular damage Continue reading

Green Tea Helps Lower Blood Pressure, and Much More…

green teaHigh-quality tea—green tea in particular—contain polyphenol antioxidants that are recognized for their disease prevention and anti-aging properties

Powerful polyphenols found in green tea has been shown Continue reading

Ancient Ayurvedic Herb Boosts Memory and Multitasking, Reduces Stress

bacopaWhile modern researchers scramble to create synthetic drugs to delay the onset of memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, a latent form of institutional dementia prevails: A purposeful forgetfulness and outright dismissal of ancient remedies for memory, stress and mood disorders

Bacopa monieri is an herbal medicine used for thousands of years in Ayurveda Continue reading

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

brain_aging_preventAlzheimer’s disease affects about 5.3 million Americans. It’s the leading cause of dementia and the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S.  And it’s growing at an alarming rate.  Already 13% of people over 65 have been diagnosed with the disease.  An astounding 43% of those over the age of 85 are victims.[i]

Alzheimer’s has been called the defining disease of the boomer generation.  Its victims are expected to triple by the year 2050.    Continue reading

Compelling Case Story: Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis Was Actually Mercury Poisoning from Dental Amalgams

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Dental amalgam is composed of about 50 percent mercury, a well-known neurotoxin that can also damage your kidneys

Mercury vapors are readily released from the amalgam each time you eat, drink, brush your teeth, Continue reading

7 Proven Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

Alzheimer’s has been called the defining disease of the boomer generation.  Its victims are expected to triple by the year 2050.

In addition, Continue reading

Turmeric’s Healing Power: A Physical Manifestation of Compassion?

turmeric_compassion_healingFew, if any, plants have been revered as thoroughly — by the religious and scientific community alike — as a healer of the human body, mind and soul, as beautiful turmeric.

It could be written off as an overly imaginative cultural oddity Continue reading

Genetic Roulette—The Gamble of Our Lives

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The health dangers of genetically engineered (GE) foods are masterfully presented in this documentary by Jeffrey Smith, one of the world’s leading authorities on GE foods Continue reading

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease—A Neurologist Speaks Out

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Alzheimer’s disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million Americans—including one in eight people aged 65 and over—living with it. There is no known cure, and few truly effective treatments

Research suggests the best hope is in prevention focusing on exercise and diet, specifically replacing carbohydrates with Continue reading

Which Antioxidants Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease?

prevent_alzheimers_diseaseAre you walking into rooms but can’t remember why? Staring into the refrigerator and wondering what you needed? Forgetting familiar phone numbers? Maybe an orange or a carrot would help.

A study from the University of Ulm suggests that people with mild dementia – an early sign of Alzheimer’s Disease – have significantly lower blood concentrations of vitamin C and beta-carotene than their healthy counterparts. Continue reading

Boost Your Memory with This Sweet and Refreshing Treat

pomegranate_boost_memoryAn exciting new study published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine confirms the power of a simple dietary change in improving memory problems in middle-aged and older adults.

Thirty-two subjects with self-reported memory complaints were randomly assigned to drink 8 ounces of either pomegranate juice or a flavor-matched placebo drink for 4 weeks, Continue reading

500 Reasons Turmeric May Be the World’s Most Important Herb

tumThere is a medicinal spice so timelessly interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being.

Indeed, turmeric turns the entire drug-based medical model on its head.  Instead of causing Continue reading

Gingko Biloba: A ‘Living Fossil’ With Life-Extending Properties

Muralginkgo2Photo credit: Ginkgo tree with therapod dinosaurs and several extinct birds from various periods within the Mesozoic era. (John Agnew)

Those interested in learning how to enhance their longevity may want to look to Gingko Biloba, Continue reading