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What You Should Know About GMO’s

Posted by on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Many consumers know little about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s), but those who don’t shop for organic food are more than likely eating a significant amount of GMO’s in their daily diet. Some experts are saying that GMO’s are present in 80 to 90 percent of the food we eat today. But just what are GMO’s and is it possible that they could contribute to the cause of Alzheimer’s disease?

 

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Why Not Drink to Your Health? Antioxidants in Green Tea May Help Combat Alzheimer’s Symptoms

Posted by on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Antioxidants may not sound like a very interesting topic, but there are certainly some new and exciting developments in recent research focused on the nutrients designated as antioxidants. When it comes to Alzheimer’s symptoms, some physicians are even using antioxidant therapy to treat cognitive impairments that come along with the disease. But what EXACTLY are antioxidants and how can they help with Alzheimer’s symptoms?

 

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Can Hemp Be Healthy? Experts Say Hemp Oil May Help in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Monday, January 7th, 2013

Many people are confused about the properties of Hemp, partially because of all of the propaganda that is being spread by those who just want to see the Marijuana drug legalized.  But what is the truth about the Marijuana plant as far as nutrition is concerned, is it all just hype or does this plant really have some health promoting properties that can help in the treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s?

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What’s Bad and Makes You 4 Times More Likely to Develop Cognitive Impairment?

Posted by on Friday, January 4th, 2013

Could the key to Alzheimer’s disease be as simple as injections of a low dose of insulin?  New studies are leading scientists to believe that not only is Alzheimer’s nutrition an important factor in the treatment and prevention of the debilitating disease, insulin and glucose metabolism may play a key role as well.  In fact, a new study conducted by the Mayo clinic indicates that those who load up on bad carbs frequently are 4 times more likely to develop cognitive impairment.

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Can You Really Eat Your Way to Alzheimer’s Prevention?

Posted by on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

In the past, the cause of Alzheimer’s has been a mystery to medical professionals and researchers. There are more than 5 million people in the United States living with Alzheimer’s today, but recent findings are beginning to look much brighter for those individuals affected by Alzheimer’s and their families.  For those individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, increasing healthy fatty acids into the daily diet has shown phenomenal results in decreasing symptoms!

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Clean Eating and Alzheimer’s: What You Should Know

Posted by on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Clean eating has been gaining in popularity over the past couple of years. While it isn’t a diet per se, it is a way of eating that limits certain foods that may have disease-causing effects on your body. Clean eating focuses on avoiding processing foods and consuming whole foods instead. It limits the intake of food that is harder for your body to digest, may be more likely to cause immune responses, and is devoid of unhealthy fats and sugars.  But can clean eating help prevent Alzheimer’s? We think so.

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Green Has Never Been So Good: Tasty Recipes For Nutrition

Posted by on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

We’re excited for the New Year and hopeful this year may be the one where we finally unlock the key to Alzheimer’s disease. We strongly believe that prevention to the disease, at least for many, may be in our own hands through a diet filled with nutrient-rich foods and lacking in unhealthy foods associated with the Standard American Diet. Dark leafy greens are bursting with an array of essential vitamins that can help you ward off Alzheimer’s. Most of us know we should be eating more leafy greens, but we’re in the dark about how to add them to our diets, so we’ve pulled together some ideas to help you get started.

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Healthy Tips for Ringing in The New Year

Posted by on Monday, December 31st, 2012

Something about the impending New Year makes even the most pessimistic of us feel hopeful for what will unfold in the next twelve months. And really, there are few things more worthwhile to celebrate than saying ‘goodbye’ to one year and ‘hello’ to the next. Often, this means overindulging at a New Years Eve party and then beginning the New Year feeling absolutely horrid. This year can be different, and we have some tips for celebrating the New Year in style and feeling great the next morning. Yes – you really can have it all!

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Surprising Fun Workouts That Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Posted by on Friday, December 28th, 2012

Exercise is a key component to staying fit and supporting nutrition for Alzheimer’s prevention. We’ve discussed the importance of exercise and how easy it is to get started, particularly when adopting a walking routine. While walking is a simple way to exercise while avoiding injury, we wanted to highlight some other forms of exercise that are appropriate for nearly any age and pose a low risk for injury.

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Must-Have Healthy Snacks for Alzheimer’s Prevention

Posted by on Thursday, December 27th, 2012

It can be a challenge to find convenient snacks that are both tasty and healthy. Our society is inundated with a variety of salty, crunchy high-fat, high-carbohydrate snacks that can be detrimental to our health. Consuming a steady diet of these unhealthy snacks can help put you on the path to some of the deadliest diseases in our society: Alzheimer’s, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. To help you transition to or continue a healthier diet, we’re providing some tips for preparing nutritious snacks that won’t make you feel deprived.

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