Getting More Choline is Essential – Your Brain Needs it for Thinking and Remembering

After 24 weeks, both groups repeated the memory tests. Not surprisingly, the group with the extra choline performed with flying colors and their results showed a dramatic improvement over the first round. The group that received no extra choline performed poorly

One group ate a diet with no choline. The other group took a choline supplement. The men with no choline saw a steep rise in homocysteine. After just 10 days, their homocysteine went up by 35%

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Saturated Fat and Heart Disease

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…)

Vitamin D – A Gene-Regulating Super Nutrient

one study with 2100 female twins showed that having adequate vitamin D extends life by five years

Patients with Parkinson’s were 55% more likely to be low in vitamin D.

Some of the newer colon cancer research finds that vitamin D turns on death signals in colon cancer cells and works synergistically with calcium to help prevent colon cancer cells from spreading.

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Resveratrol Reduces Alzheimer’s Brain Plaques

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…)