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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Theoretical Evidence for Human-to-Human Transmission of Alzheimer’s

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Evidence suggests there are three causes promoting Alzheimer’s symptoms: type 3 diabetes, gut dysfunction, and a slow-acting human form of Mad Cow disease

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Alzheimer’s — A Disease Fed by Sugar

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Mounting research suggests Alzheimer’s disease is intricately connected to insulin resistance; even mild elevation of blood sugar is associated with an elevated risk for dementia

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“You Haven’t Tasted Beef Until You’ve Tasted Grass-Fed: When You Do, You’ll Be Hooked for Life.”

Today more than ever, the source of your food matters. Gone are the days when you could trust your neighborhood butcher or grocer to provide your family with wholesome, fresh food free from unnatural – and dangerous – hormones, antibiotics, pesticides, and herbicides.

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10 Scary Things that Might be in Your Meat

College marks a new and exciting time in a person’s life. As a new student entering the world of higher education, you will learn to expand your mind in classes and subjects you have never before studied. While college marks a new chapter for one’s educational and professional life, it can also prompt changes in one’s personal life. You will likely be living on your own for the first time and preparing your own food each day. While cooking may be the least of your worries as you toil through the challenges of your freshman year, it is important to educate yourself on some of the dangers cooking your own food can pose if done incorrectly. As you explore the exciting world of culinary arts, be sure to handle and cook meat properly, so as to better avoid any food borne illnesses.  Continue reading