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Probiotics for Gut, Brain & Immunity

An interview with digestive health expert Dr. Sara Celik By Jason Sebeslav Dr. Sara Celik, ND, HMC, BHSc is a Naturopathic Doctor and Homeopathic Master Clinician with over 15 years of experience. With her extensive clinical and educational background, she is a sought-after national authority on natural health. Recently I had the opportunity to ask [...]

Probiotics for Gut, Brain & Immunity 2018-02-15T15:52:49+00:00

Julie Daniluk Interview: Why you need omega-3s

How omega-3s help your mood, memory & more: An interview with TV host Julie Daniluk By Jason Sebeslav We had the pleasure of welcoming nutritionist, TV host and author Julie Daniluk RHN as our special guest speaker for our 40th anniversary event in 2016. Julie hosts Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing [...]

Julie Daniluk Interview: Why you need omega-3s 2018-02-15T15:52:49+00:00

Spice for the Mind? Curry ingredient studied for potential in Alzheimer’s

Why are the rates of Alzheimer’s disease in India among the world’s lowest? It may be the curry, a food staple in India, suggest researchers. Curcumin, the yellow pigment in curry spice, will be investigated further for its potential in prevention of Alzheimer’s disease after tests on mice found it can block and break up [...]

Spice for the Mind? Curry ingredient studied for potential in Alzheimer’s 2018-02-15T15:53:00+00:00

Spice for the Mind? Curry ingredient studied for potential in Alzheimer’s

Why are the rates of Alzheimer’s disease in India among the world’s lowest? It may be the curry, a food staple in India, suggest researchers. Curcumin, the yellow pigment in curry spice, will be investigated further for its potential in prevention of Alzheimer’s disease after tests on mice found it can block and break up [...]

Spice for the Mind? Curry ingredient studied for potential in Alzheimer’s 2018-02-15T15:53:00+00:00

Save Your Brain! Folic acid may protect against cognitive decline

According to a recent report, folate (folic acid), a B vitamin found in foods like leafy green vegetables and citrus fruit, may protect against cognitive decline in older adults. A team at Tufts University, led by Katherine L. Tucker, PhD, studied a group of Boston-area men who were members of the ongoing Normative Aging Study [...]

Save Your Brain! Folic acid may protect against cognitive decline 2018-02-15T15:53:01+00:00

Protecting the Growing Brain: Pomegranate reduces risk of harm from premature birth

Expectant mothers at risk of premature birth may want to consider drinking pomegranate juice, say researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. In a mouse study, they found the juice may help infants resist brain injuries from low oxygen and reduced blood flow. In humans, decreased blood flow and oxygen to the [...]

Protecting the Growing Brain: Pomegranate reduces risk of harm from premature birth 2015-09-09T13:49:28+00:00

Omega-3s improve mood disorder

Bipolar disorder (BPD) causes extreme shifts in mood, energy and ability to function, both mentally and physically. Most cases require long-term treatment using medication and therapy. Investigation is underway to see what nutritional factors influence BPD. One such factor is omega-3 fatty acids, known for optimizing brain health because they are components of brain cell [...]

Omega-3s improve mood disorder 2018-02-15T15:53:04+00:00

Brain Protector: Evidence that grape seed extract lowers risk of dementia

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) report the first direct evidence that grape seed extract affects specific proteins in healthy brains in ways that may protect against future age-related dementia. “This is the first identification of specific molecules in mammalian tissues that are changed in response to oral intake of complex dietary [...]

Brain Protector: Evidence that grape seed extract lowers risk of dementia 2015-09-09T13:49:33+00:00

Brain Protector: Evidence that grape seed extract lowers risk of dementia

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) report the first direct evidence that grape seed extract affects specific proteins in healthy brains in ways that may protect against future age-related dementia. “This is the first identification of specific molecules in mammalian tissues that are changed in response to oral intake of complex dietary [...]

Brain Protector: Evidence that grape seed extract lowers risk of dementia 2015-09-09T13:49:33+00:00

Iron Out Brain Function! Mineral improves cognitive performance

Young women who took an iron supplement for 16 weeks significantly improved their attention, short-term and long-term memory, and their performance on cognitive tasks, even though many were not considered to be anemic when the study began, according to researchers at Pennsylvania State University. The study was the first to examine the impact of iron [...]

Iron Out Brain Function! Mineral improves cognitive performance 2015-09-09T13:50:29+00:00

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