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This miracle food reverses memory loss?

brain, memoryA mystery chocolate drink, made by confectionery company Mars, Incorporated, has turned back the clock on aging brains. Chocolate is even better for us than we thought!

A breakthrough study by Columbia University Medical Center has uncovered something quite remarkable: Normal, natural memory loss that comes with aging can be reversed. Not with some dangerous pharmaceutical cocktail, either.

This is by a drink made from natural cocoa beans. The beans are rich in cocoa flavanols, which are antioxidants that fight off cell damage.

Forget the prunes and vegetable juicing, and … Read More

The best thing you can have for breakfast

CHOLESTEROL, NUTRITIONHard-boiled, scrambled or over-easy, eggs are a great addition to your diet. Not only are they an excellent source of nutrition but you can prepare them to suit even the most finicky people. They’re so versatile!

Eggs, however, contain cholesterol. So you may have been told to eat them in strict moderation, because high cholesterol is such a … Read More

Trouble sleeping? Why you’re at risk

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, SLEEPWhy is it that getting a good night’s sleep gets harder the older we get?

Sleep issues are so common with seniors. Some will fall asleep easily, but wake up after only a couple of hours, which is far from ideal.

This lack of sleep can become so overwhelming you might find that you can’t participate in normal … Read More

4 signs you’re not ready for flu season

FLU, IMMUNE SYSTEMYes, I just had my flu shot this week. I’m primed to make it through the season of probable sickness without being sidelined to the couch with a box of Kleenex and easy access to the bathroom.

Sit me down right next to someone who is hacking away and feverish with sweat – with no escape route available … Read More

This important person can extend your life

HEALTH, LIVE LONGER, MARRIAGE, LIVE LONGER, LIVE LONGERAs a doctor, I am always giving health advice to my patients so they can not only live longer, but live better. It comes with the job, and a lifelong passion for natural medicine.

Sometimes, though, even I find it hard to practice what I preach, and this is where I give many thanks to my loving wife. … Read More

Simple answer to thinking more clearly (and protecting your memory)

HEALTHY EATING, MENTAL HEALTHSometimes it might seem like feeling blue or having a low mood is a regular part of your day as the colder weather and shorter days start to close in.

Certainly there have been several studies that have shown that there are many lifestyle factors that can impact our mental health, too. But one that might surprise you … Read More