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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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 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 Continue reading

Smoking Is Major Factor in Alzheimer’s Disease

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Approximately 7.7 million new cases of dementia are identified every year, amounting to one new case diagnosed every four seconds

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