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Stem Cell Therapy For Your Brain…And It’s Free!

Stem Cell Therapy For Your Brain…And It’s Free!

How would you like to undergo stem cell therapy that would target your brain? What if I told you there was a new stem cell program that will give your brain stem cells, enhance the growth and functionality o...
My Top 3 Health Recommendations for 2016

My Top 3 Health Recommendations for 2016

As you're planning your New Year's Resolutions, consider my list of suggestions for 2016: Exercise – Yes, you’ve heard it so many times before, but our understanding of what exercise does to enhance healt...
Ashwagandha Improves Athletic Performance

Ashwagandha Improves Athletic Performance

Ashwagandha is an important herb in traditional Indian medicine because of its wide-ranging health benefits. As it turns out, there’s a lot of mainstream science surrounding this ancient herb that validates ...
Exercise and Neurogenesis

Exercise and Neurogenesis

I’ve been posting over the past several years about the relationship of Alzheimer's disease to inflammation, and the process of inflammation in general. More recently we've seen information relating LPS, a c...
Gut Bacteria & BDNF

Gut Bacteria & BDNF

What if I told you that your gut bacteria have a large role to play in levels of BDNF, or brain-derived neurotrophic factor, which acts like growth hormone for the brain? In this video we look at probiotic s...
Neurogenesis – Grow New Brain Cells Through Exercise

Neurogenesis – Grow New Brain Cells Through Exercise

Back in medical school we were told that we were given a certain number of brain cells and that was it for life. However, this idea that humans do not grow new brain cells is now fully demonstrated to be wro...
Physical Exercise and Brain Function

Physical Exercise and Brain Function

Some exciting news! Science has now discovered a medical treatment that can improve memory and it was published in the Journal of The American Medical Association.  Let's have a look at this recent study tit...
Can Exercise Enhance Insulin Sensitivity?

Can Exercise Enhance Insulin Sensitivity?

A lot depends on how our cells respond to the chemical insulin. Insulin is a hormone, created in the pancreas, that functions by enhancing the way cells take in glucose. Higher levels of dietary carbohydrate...
Long-Distance Running on a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet

Long-Distance Running on a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet

Humans are natural endurance athletes. While the concept of “carb loading,” or the use of sports drinks and gels in endurance events are increasingly popular, human physiology is perfectly set up to use fat ...
The Process of Neuroplasticity

The Process of Neuroplasticity

Q: What is neuroplasticity and how does it work? I posted an answer to this question over on IntegrativePractitioner. What follows are snippets from that article. For the whole article see: Making New Conne...