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The Amazing Alpha-Lipoic Acid

The Amazing Alpha-Lipoic Acid

If you were reading this blog the other week, you may have seen my post about “The Seven Super Supplements.” Of those, one I’d like to take a moment to talk more about is alpha-lipoic acid (ALA). If you don’...
Why an Anti-inflammatory Diet is Essential

Why an Anti-inflammatory Diet is Essential

The focal point of many of our most debilitating ailments, particularly those that involve brain health, is inflammation. We’ve all experienced inflammation at some point (from a swollen joint to...
The Thanksgiving Table

The Thanksgiving Table

We’re just one week away from that most food-centric of American holidays, Thanksgiving. Myself, I’m very much looking forward to carving a big turkey with my family and feasting on some brain-healthy sides,...
Questionable Foods

Questionable Foods

Since the release of Grain Brain a few months ago, I’ve seen a number of question come in about whether or not certain foods are permissible on the Grain Brain diet, below is a list of some of those most com...
Grain Brain and the 7 Super Supplements

Grain Brain and the 7 Super Supplements

A brain-healthy, Alzheimer’s-fighting diet has properties that extend far beyond just decreasing your daily carb load. To truly provide your body with brain-boosting nutrients and vitamins that help stave of...
Your Brain Needs Cholesterol

Your Brain Needs Cholesterol

Cholesterol is vitally important for brain function. While your brain represents about 2-3% of your total body weight, 25% of the cholesterol in your body is found in your brain, where it plays important rol...
Kudos to the FDA on Their Trans Fat Decision

Kudos to the FDA on Their Trans Fat Decision

As I’m sure many of you have heard, the FDA has decided to ban trans fats in our foods. While many have scarcely commented on this laudable action, I think we should take a step back and look at the impli...
Stay Hydrated!

Stay Hydrated!

There are lots of adages about how much water we should be drinking on a daily basis. It seems like every magazine, TV show or blog suggests a new amount that each and every individual should try to intake r...
Grain Brain Math

Grain Brain Math

I’ve seen many question come in from athletes who find it difficult to thrive on the 60 grams of carbs/day that the Grain Brain diet suggests. These individuals feel they aren’t able to perform at an optimal...
The Anti-Alzheimer’s Trio

The Anti-Alzheimer’s Trio

During an appearance on the Dr. Oz show two ago, I was asked to highlight what I would consider to be the three items we should all be working into our diets more frequently to help support better brain heal...