Why the Obesity Trend Continues to Climb Unabated in the U.S.

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Obesity rates continue to climb in the US; 38 percent of American adults were obese as of 2014, up from 35 percent in 2011/2012, and 32 percent in 2003/2004

Factors contributing to mounting obesity rates include processed food diets, Continue reading

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 Continue reading

Flavor Manufacturers’ Trade Group Is the De Facto Regulator of Flavor Additives in the US

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The organization responsible for the safety of flavor additives used in foods for Continue reading

When You Lose Weight, Where Does the Lost Fat Go?

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When you lose weight, you exhale 84 percent of the lost fat in the form of carbon dioxide. The remaining 16 percent is excreted as water via bodily fluids

By substituting one hour of sedentary lounging Continue reading

Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Dementia Confirmed

Story at-a-glance  Vitamin D can improve a number of brain disorders, including dementia and its most severe form, Alzheimer’s disease Seniors with severe vitamin D deficiency may raise their risk for dementia by 125 percent As many as 95 percent of seniors are lacking in vitamin D Recent findings suggest levels of vitamin D, below 20 ng/ml increases your risk for dementia I believe 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

A recent WHO report Continue reading