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What You Do in Middle Age Protects Brain

Staying active is important for anyone, regardless of age, but so much of the literature is about why it’s so important for children or...

How Endocannabinoids Improve Memory with Exercise

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is one of the most intriguing systems of the body.  It is not completely understood yet, but the basic understanding...

Are All Sugars Created Equal? Maybe Not

Our bodies and brains run on a simple sugar called glucose, but that cane sugar sitting on your table is sucrose.  Confusing, right?  Table...

What Plants Can Do for Seniors

The beneficial effects of spending time in nature has been found to reduce anxiety and boost the immune systems of children.  Recent research finds...

How the Word “I” Changes Brain-Self Relativity

If there’s anything you can count on, it’s that change always occurs.  What about the change that occurs in ourselves?  Personal growth is achieved...

Wine & Cheese Protects Cognition

As the year draws to a close, we are all looking forward to closing the chapter on this year’s challenges and looking forward with...

Avocado a Day for A Healthy Gut

Avocadoes aren’t just trendy; this superfood provides multiple health benefits and the right amount of healthy fats.  As we recently learned, eating an avocado...

The Power of Everyday Activities

You know that feeling you get when you’ve pushed yourself to get moving, whether it’s to take care of the yard or clean the...

Glucosamine for Longevity?

In the ever-present battle to stay healthy as we get older, a common supplement may now hold extra properties to reduce overall mortality.  It’s...

Predictors of Dementia: in Bills?

This week, Johns Hopkins University researchers found a predictor for dementia can go back as far as 7 years before diagnosis—in the form of...

Is The Brain is a Mini-Universe?

Have you had the thought that inside each of our brains, all the neurons, synapses, electrical firing, and webs resemble our concept of the...

Alzheimer's Disease & Drinking: Starts in the Mouth

Everyone is aware of the damage that chronic consumption of alcohol causes.  It’s been long known that over-imbibing can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies,...

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