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Coffee – Yes or No?

Coffee – Yes or No?

Blueberries, Good for the Brain?

Blueberries, Good for the Brain?

We often hear blueberries described as being a superfood, and almost universally they are included in the various lists describing “brain boosting foods.” Sure, there are studies that demonstrate blueberry c...
Midlife Obesity Now The Number One Dementia Risk Factor

Midlife Obesity Now The Number One Dementia Risk Factor

In recent years there has been a lot written about the remarkable relationship between physical inactivity and risk for Alzheimer's disease. In fact, until quite recently, physical inactivity was regarded a...
DHA Lowers Your Alzheimer’s Risk – The Latest Research

DHA Lowers Your Alzheimer’s Risk – The Latest Research

Alzheimer’s prevention is now getting lots of attention - gratefully!  It seems like we are seeing powerful science revealing how lifestyle choices affect our brain’s destiny appearing in well respecte...
The Magic of Vegetables for Your Health

The Magic of Vegetables for Your Health

One of the most important goals we can identify to help us live a longer and healthier life is reigning in excessive inflammation. Chronic low grade inflammation is associated with just about every common c...
Olive Oil Consumption and Reduced Risk of Death

Olive Oil Consumption and Reduced Risk of Death

There’s no question that olive oil consumption is clearly associated with a markedly reduced risk for cardiovascular disease. That finding, in and of itself would certainly support the notion of adding oliv...
Fructose, Uric Acid and Diabetes

Fructose, Uric Acid and Diabetes

Over the past 100 years there has been a dramatic rise in two important health-related metrics: the incidence of type-2 diabetes and the consumption of fructose, and sugar in general. What bears exploring i...
Simple Steps for Growing Broccoli Sprouts

Simple Steps for Growing Broccoli Sprouts

In my new book, Drop Acid, I describe in detail how powerfully effective a compound called sulforaphane is in terms of supporting health. And many have spoken about how broccoli sprouts are rich in sulforap...
Are Eggs Good or Bad For You?

Are Eggs Good or Bad For You?

I really love eggs. Yes, I’ve called them a “perfect food” many times in the past, and fortunately the evolving data continues to support this view. These days, there is so much focus on the state of our...
Ketosis and the Heart

Ketosis and the Heart

So much has been written in recent years supporting the brain benefits of a ketogenic diet as it relates to protecting and even enhancing brain function. But this unique diet, like any other dietary plan, c...
Does Diet Really Affect the Brain?

Does Diet Really Affect the Brain?

Over the years we’ve heard so much information about how diet affects things like heart attack risk, bone density, diabetes and blood sugar control, as well as, more recently, the brain. We’ve known...