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10 “Healthy” Foods That Aren’t

Get the real scoop on eats that are commonly mistaken for being diet-friendly By Brynn Mannino  from WomansDay.com What’s in a name? In the case of certain foods, nutrition connotations that are misleading. Take granola, for instance: It has an undeniably earthy, wholesome ring to it, but depending on its ingredients, preparation and portioning, it Read More …

Did His Treatment Decision Cost Steve Jobs His Life?

I found this at Mercola.com and thought you might find it interesting – “A creative genius whose life was cut far too short, Steve Jobs might still be alive and well today had he not neglected this option. Following in the shoes of other Hollywood legends, including Steve McQueen, Michael Landon, and Patrick Swayze, Jobs Read More …

Healthy Weight Loss and High Fructose Corn Syrup

This video so funny because there is so much truth in it, in many different ways. Have you ever been put down or criticized by people who view “Holistic” as unscientific? I know I have. Well let me assure you that “Holistic” is scientific.

Healthy Weight Loss – Can A Good Food Be Bad For You?

Can A Good Food Be Bad For You? An allergy is an adverse reaction to a substance that is harmless to most of the population. Symptoms from allergies are many and varied. A reaction can be so severe that it is life threatening or it can result in a minor rash, sinus problem or other Read More …

Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease are Seen Early

Swedish researchers reviewed 47 studies, involving over 10,000 people. The studies, published between 1983 and 2003; 1200 of the subjects had preclinical Alzheimer’s disease and eventually developed the disease and 9,000 of the subject s were healthy. The research appeared in the July 2005 issue of the journal Neuropsychology. The researchers noticed that cognitive problems in Read More …

Folic Acid Protects from Alzheimer’s Disease

Eat your vegetables and protect yourself from dementia. Vegetables are high in folic acid; the word “folic’ comes from the word “foliage”. Adequate folic acid levels may protect you from dementia. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, affecting about 13 million people worldwide. By mid century the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is Read More …

Folic Acid and Cognition

A study published in The Lancet (2007 Jan 20:369(9557)208-16) involved 818 subjects who took either 800 mcg of folic acid per day, or a placebo for three years. The subjects had homocysteine levels that were between 13 and 26 micromoles per liter at the start of the study. The group receiving the folic acid had Read More …

Alzheimer’s Disease and Green Tea

What exactly is epigallocatechin-3-gallate? It is also called EGCG, and it is a compound found in green tea. Research appearing in the September 21, 2005 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience studied the effect of EGCG on the brains of mice genetically programmed to develop Alzheimer’s disease. The mice were given EGCG injections every day Read More …

Alzheimer’s and Curry

The lowest incidence of Alzheimer’s disease in the world is in villages in India. Only about 1% of Indians over the age of 65 get the disease. Curcumin is an antioxidant found in turmeric. Turmeric is a perennial plant, botanically related to ginger that is native to India, China and Indonesia. It is a component Read More …