What is the Best Diet?

Do you know what the best diet is? It seems that would depend upon what your goal is. Aren’t you tired of those wishy-washy answers?…Even worse is well, this is the best diet for everyone, guaranteed to lose 4 pounds a week until…until you are a beach-body.” — Yeah, right. Or, how about, ” We…

Can Vegetable Choice Affect Fertility?

“Awww, a vegetable is a vegetable, is a vegetable.  It doesn’t matter if it’s “organically grown.”  That’s a bunch of malarchy.  You’re just wasting your money.” Have you heard something like that before? We have previously seen how living close to pesticide-sprayed crops can contribute to Parkinson’s and Autism. Now, research is SUGGESTING (but not proving)…

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New Study Reveals Powerful Brain Improvements in Just 2 Years

     Two new pieces of research have recently come out about brain health. One involves statin medications, a class of drugs for cholesterol, and the other is about 2 years of addressing what you eat, drink, breathe, and how your think, move, and sleep. The study of over 1200 people over 2 years specifically took half…

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Physical Exercise for Your Brain Part 3: Best Brain Exercise

   Brain Health and Balance    “I want the best for my brain; what should I do to preserve brain health?”, you may ask.  Part 3: Best PHYSICAL Exercise for my Brain?: Enriched/Challenging environment exercise. Here’s the straight scoop.  This is what we know on Physical Exercise(1): Physical exercise on your free time helps your brain, a lot.…

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August Summary of Brain Health & Preview of Brain & Balance Health

    Once-A-Monthly Summary and Preview    Brain Health and Balance This will be a full and exciting month of learning how to keep and restore a healthy brain. The topics with hyperlinks were covered last month, the other topics are coming soon. Would you like to receive these topic posts in your email?  Sign…

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10-Ques Quiz to Know if You have Dementia, or You’re Just Average Old?

   Brain Health and Balance    Here are the 10 Questions taken from the Alzheimer’s Assoc. website(1)? Memory loss that disrupts daily life Challenges in planning or solving problems Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work or at leisure Confusion with time or place Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships New problems with words…

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Music that Can TRANSFORM & Turn on Memory for Alzheimer’s Patients

   Brain Health and Balance    Did you know that 30-60% of Alzheimer’s patients could be notably more happy and interactive? For those of you who have relatives who suffer with this, that is no surprise.  This is a condition that robs the brain of memories, the ability to make new ones, confidence, the ability to…

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Physical Exercise for Your Brain – Part 1: Benefits

   Brain Health and Balance    “How important is exercise to my brain health?”, you may ask.  “Such exercise lowers your odds of getting the disease [Alzheimer’s] by more than 60 percent.” – –John Medina, author of Brain Rules That’s immensely effective and important. So, now the question is: What type and how much exercise?  The next 3…

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Physical Exercise for Your Brain Part 2: What’s the Minimum?

   Brain Health and Balance    “How little can I exercise and still preserve brain health?”, you may ask.  “Such exercise lowers your odds of getting the disease [Alzheimer’s] by more than 60 percent.” – –John Medina, author of Brain Rules “Leisure exercise” can cut the risk of dementia by  a whopping 50%. I know what you’re thinking “leisure” and…