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Those Midnight Munchies Can Mangle Memory

Modern schedules can lead us to eat around the clock so it is important to understand how this could dull some of

Sage Advice: One Spice’s Long List of Benefits

Soft, fuzzy sage leaves have a rich history and use culinary as well as medicinally. Sage has been used in Europe for centuries as a spice and a medicine. There are many different species of sage, perhaps as many as 900, but Salvia officinalis is most commonly used medicinally, horticulturally, and commercially. Used commonly as a savory culinary spice in everything from sauces to poultry seasoning to modern cocktails, sage also has a rich history of medicinal use. The essential oil in sage contains monoterpenes and tannins which may contribute to the way it can benefit health and the human body, exerting […]

Mushrooms May Have Anti-aging Potential

Your favorite pizza topping could you help fight aging! A team of Penn State researchers found mushrooms are rich in antioxidants that scientists say could be used fight aging and boost general health. The study suggests that mushrooms have high amounts of the ergothioneine and glutathione, both important antioxidants, said Professor Robert Beelman. He added that the researchers also found that the amounts the two compounds varied greatly between mushroom species. “What we found is that, without a doubt, mushrooms are highest dietary source of these two antioxidants taken together, and that some types are really packed with both of them,” […]

Top 50 Foods for Longevity

Want to live a longer, healthier life? Of course! People in every culture seek the fountain of youth but in fact it very well may be sitting in your kitchen cabinet. Healthy eating plays a role in living longer and supporting your cells as you age. Healthy aging relies on foods that support many systems including brain and heart health. These foods often contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, supporting optimal health on a cellular level. Here is the ultimate Foodtrients list of the top 50 foods for longevity with a 360-degree view of the many factors that contribute to aging […]

Three Nutrients That Can Help Prevent Memory Loss

With literally thousands of different supplements on the market, many of them claiming to help with memory, it can be quite daunting to know which, if any, you can take to help slow memory loss. In order to boost your cognition you need to ensure you are getting enough of certain nutrients. Here are some nutrients that can help you in improving your brain power: Magnesium Best known for helping quality of sleep, the mineral also has benefits for your memory too. A 2010 study published in the journal Neuron found that magnesium supplements improved working and long-term memory in […]

MIND Diet Could Help Prevent Dementia

Dementia is one of the most dangerous and distressing conditions anyone can face in their lives. It is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes, caused by brain disease or injury, and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning. According to a previous report, almost 47 million people are living with dementia around the world with 4.1 million of them living in India. There are more than 9.9 million new cases of dementia diagnosed each year worldwide, implying one new case every 3.2 seconds. People are twice as afraid of losing their cognitive skills as they […]

Top 50 Foods for Boosting Memory

You are what you eat and the foods you choose can affect all the body’s systems including the brain. Nutrients can boost memory and mental focus,

Olive Oil Intake Associated With Better Memory

Findings from a study reported on June 21, 2017 in the  Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology indicate a potential protective role for extra virgin olive oil consumption against the development of Alzheimer’s disease.  Olive oil is a prominent component of the Mediterranean diet and has been suggested by some researchers to be the reason behind the diet’s beneficial effects. “The thinking is that extra virgin olive oil is better than fruits and vegetables alone, and as a monounsaturated vegetable fat it is healthier than saturated animal fats,” commented lead investigator Domenico Praticò, MD, who is a Professor in the Departments of […]

Like It Or Not, Broccoli Is Good For You

Turns out our mothers may have been onto something when they told us to eat our vegetables – especially our

Brain Boosting Foods

How many of us give much, if any, thought to keeping our brains in working order? Think about it: Our brain and our heart are our two most vital organs. If they stop working…we stop living. But, while we’re inundated with information and advice about how to keep our cardiovascular systems purring, the gray matter inside our skulls is usually ignored — unless something goes horribly wrong. Well, we thought, why wait until there’s a brain problem? Instead, let’s think ahead. So, we asked a few Palm Beach County health experts for tips on maximizing brain health… BRAIN-BOOSTING FOODS Load up on […]