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Not All Olive Oil is Created Equal for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Monday, October 19th, 2015

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Most people are aware of the fact that olive oil provides many health benefits.  As a primary nutrient in the Mediterranean diet, olive oil has been used for nearly 1,000 years and has been highly acclaimed for its health benefits-particularly when consumed on a regular basis. But what you may not be aware of when it comes to this healthy mono-saturated fatty acid oil, is that all brands do not stack up equally when it comes to  purity and high quality.  So just how do you differentiate between the highest grade of healthy olive oil-recommended on the Mediterranean diet, and the imitation brands masquerading as healthy olive oil?

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Is Dark Chocolate Part of a Health Alzheimer’s Diet?

Posted by on Friday, October 2nd, 2015

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The health benefits of chocolate just keep getting better according to recent clinical studies.  The healthy characteristics of dark chocolate are attributed to its high content of flavonoids, which is one type of antioxidant.  These molecules promote health by providing anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-viral and anti-cancer properties. But is a daily dose of chocolate part of a health Alzheimer’s diet?

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