The Best Supplements You Need For Peak Brain Power

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Is your brain power and memory excellent or do you think there is “room for improvement?” If you are not taking these supplements or getting these nutrients from your food on a daily basis, this could be the reason your brain is not working at peak capacity. Vitamin D3.  Vitamin D deficiency has been estimated to be as high as 98 percent and has been linked to a number of brain disorders, including dementia and its most severe form, Alzheimer’s disease. Vitamin D supplementation has…

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11 Health and Disease-Fighting Benefits of Eating Chocolate

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Here are 11 healthy reasons why you should eat more chocolate.  There are many ways chocolate can give you better health, but the type of chocolate you eat is important whether you receive these benefits or not. Here are the benefits of chocolate from the latest research: Improves cardiovascular health by reducing systemic inflammation.  It also improves and maintains flexible, elastic arteries (healthy arteries) and prevents stiff arteries (diseased arteries). This is vital to prevent thickening and hardening of arteries, also known as atherosclerosis, as…

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Biggest Threats to Your Brain Power

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Since your brain controls all of the functions of your body, doesn’t it make sense to take care of it so it can take care of you?  There are several serious threats to your brain.  Many of these are lurking in your food.  Avoiding these threats and feeding your brain what it needs to stay strong and healthy will ensure that your brain takes care of you.   Here are the WORST threats to your brain power: Sugar, especially High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS).  HFCS…

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4 Things You Can Feed Your Brain to Avoid Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, threatening both the quality of life of those suffering from the disease and the health care system itself, as billions are spent to care for the millions suffering from this disease.  People with Alzheimer’s have a protein called amyloid that builds up in the brain.  Amyloid attaches to brain cells causing brain cell proteins to become malformed, defective, leading to brain cell death.  The end result is a loss of cognitive abilities, including memory loss and…

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Here is a Fun and Different Exercise with Numerous Health Benefits

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Dancing is a great way to have fun and receive numerous health benefits at the same time. While some types of exercise are good mental stimulators and others are effective muscle toners, dancing is unique because it is beneficial to every area of health. Dancing is a good way to exercise because it benefits the physical, mental, emotional, and social aspects of health.   Physical Benefits of Dance The American Council on Exercise recommends dancing for an aerobic workout, as it provides cardiovascular conditioning which…

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Six Ways Fish Oil Can Give You Better Health

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There are several reasons why taking fish oil supplements is an important part of a healthy diet. Your brain, joints, muscles, heart, and skin all require the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil to function properly.  If you do not consume enough omega-3 fats, your body is much more prone to degeneration and disease.  Here are six ways fish oil can give you better health and longevity: 1.  Fish Oil Reduces Disease-Causing Inflammation.  Fish oil contains the omega-3s, EPA and DHA, which have been shown…

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Flouride May Lower Your Child’s IQ

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A Harvard study funded by the National Institutes of Health has concluded that fluoride significantly lowers IQ scores in children and may be a neurotoxin that affects brain development. More than 23 human studies and 100 animal studies have linked fluoride to brain damage.  Recent research has also shown fluoride may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease because it causes hardening of the coronary arteries  Common health hazards of fluoride include reduced IQ, increased lead absorption, dementia (memory loss), bone fractures, dental…

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Doing This Doubles Your Risk of Memory Loss and Cognitive Decline

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The number of people experiencing loss of memory and impaired thought processing (cognition) is at an all time high. Loss of cognition and early stage dementia are both precursors to the devastating disease known as Alzheimer’s.   Recent research has shown overeating may double the risk of memory loss and mild cognitive impairment. The study found the higher the amount of calories consumed each day, the higher the risk of cognitive impairment.  Researchers found that eating more than 2,000 calories a day DOUBLES THE RISK…

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Where You Exercise Can Make a Difference

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New research has shown if you exercise in nature, it can improve your mental state compared to exercising in a gym. Researchers from Glasgow University looked at natural and non-natural environments for physical activity and found walking, running and cycling in nature, such as a stroll in a park or a jog through a forest, lowered stress and improved a person’s mental health.    The study, which involved people suffering from depression and anxiety, found only activities that were done outside in a natural environment…

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