Even the famous Framingham study now admits there is no association between dietary fat and heart disease. no benefit from a low fat diet in terms of heart disease or breast cancer.
Does the thought of a steak, bacon and eggs, or real milk make you cringe thinking you’re instantly clogging up your arteries? How many times have you seen physicians and nutritionists write “artery clogging saturated fats”? For the last 40 years the dietary instructions from governments and other authoritative bodies have told us to avoid all animal fats. (more…)
Resveratrol has received considerable attention for its anti-aging properties involving the activation of the SIRT1 gene. Another aspect of resveratrol function is to activate the production of friendly nitric oxide in your brain. This offers a way to prevent the cascade of free radical damage that leads to plaque formation. (more…)
In a recently published study, iron and zinc levels were correlated with short-term memory in children. Children are at increased risk of both iron and zinc deficiency. (more…)
A section of the brain involved in memory grew in size in older people who regularly took brisk walks for a year, researchers reported Monday.
The new study reinforces previous findings that aerobic exercise seems to reduce brain atrophy in early-stage Alzheimer’s patients, and that walking leads to slight improvement on mental tests among older people with memory problems. (more…)
Numerous studies are linking the intake of omega-3 oils with improvements in cognitive function, visual acuity, and overall brain development. Our western culture has introduced processed vegetable oils and man-made fats that are inflaming and retard normal brain growth. Increasing high quality, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in the diet is a critical staple to supporting healthy brain function.