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Can Cartoon Videos Make You Feel Better About Memory Loss?

Laughing in the face of danger is an oft-touted courage-building technique, but learning to laugh in the face of dementia may seem downright impossible — if not a bit uncouth. Families affected by …

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9 Brain Superfoods

Your brain controls every function in your body yet we rarely give it a second thought.  And, few of us choose foods that protect or heal our brain.  Here are some of the best foods for thought (liter…

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15 Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Body Today

Every now and then I read or hear someone say that the body doesn’t need to detoxify.  This is an appalling statement since the body cannot live without effective and efficient detoxification, which n…

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The Missing Link in Preventing Disease: Eating the Rainbow

Most people know that we need adequate amounts of oxygen, water, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and good carbs for great health. What they don’t realize is that a group of micronutrients…

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A Healthy Gut Makes a Healthy Brain

“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” according to the adage.  But the same sentiment cannot be applied to your health.  Seemingly unrelated parts of your body can be intimately connected.  When it …

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Spice Nixes Pain, Inflammation, Brain Disease

If you've ever eaten an Indian curry, you're probably familiar with turmeric.  It is the yellowish spice commonly used in Indian cuisine.  While it adds delicious flavor to your meals, it also offers …

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Does Your Brain Need an Oil Change?

Humans really are fat heads.  About sixty percent of the human brain is fat.  To maintain proper brain health, you need to get adequate fat from your diet.  But, not just any fat will do.  Some fats…

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Meditation Affects Blood Flow to the Brain

Exciting new research that will appear in the January edition of the journal, Psychiatry Research, shows that meditation affects the flow of blood to the brain. Scientists at the Almanson-Lovelace …

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Herbs for the Mind

When it comes to brain health and mental acuity, few people think of herbs. While Mother Nature's herbal medicines humbly lay upon the earth in her rain forests, wilderness, and jungles devoid of an…

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