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How Sunshine Builds a Better Brain

How Sunshine Builds a Better Brain

Growth hormone for the brain. What a concept. Truth is, science has indeed identified a protein that does exactly that. It’s called brain-derived neurotrophic hormone (BDNF). While this may sound compelling ...
Pregnancy and Grain Brain

Pregnancy and Grain Brain

Since the release of Grain Brain I’ve gotten a lot of questions and comments from mothers, including expectant mothers, about the wonderful health benefits of our dietary recommendations as they relate not o...
Stem Cell Therapy Proven to Increase Memory

Stem Cell Therapy Proven to Increase Memory

We’ve all come to accept the notion that our brain will continue to shrink as we age. Nowhere is this decline more impactful than in the hippocampus, the brain’s memory center, one of the primary brain areas...
Your Most Important Blood Test

Your Most Important Blood Test

This week, the British Journal of Cancer published an incredibly important report that found a strong relationship between a simple blood test and the risk for various forms of cancer. The study found that t...
Beneficial effects of docosahexaenoic acid on cognition in age-related cognitive decline

Beneficial effects of docosahexaenoic acid on cognition in age-related cognitive decline

Plasma phosphatidylcholine docosahexaenoic acid content and risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease: the Framingham Heart Study

Plasma phosphatidylcholine docosahexaenoic acid content and risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease: the Framingham Heart Study

Why Breastfeeding Mothers Should Take DHA

Why Breastfeeding Mothers Should Take DHA

It is estimated that in America today more than 6 million of our school-aged children have been given a diagnosis of attention deficit disorder. What’s even more disturbing is the revelation that close to 70...
Growth Hormone For Your Brain – Now Available Without a Prescription!

Growth Hormone For Your Brain – Now Available Without a Prescription!

We’ve all come to accept the notion that our brain will continue to shrink as we age. And nowhere is this decline more impactful than in the hippocampus, the brain’s memory center, one of the primary brain a...
Higher RBC EPA + DHA corresponds with larger total brain and hippocampal volumes: WHIMS-MRI Study

Higher RBC EPA + DHA corresponds with larger total brain and hippocampal volumes: WHIMS-MRI Study

Daily Dose of DHA

Daily Dose of DHA

If you follow my work, you know that I strongly advocate for making sure that your diet includes a hearty dose of omega-3 fats, the healthy ones we’ve replaced in our current diet with omega-6 fats. For me, ...