Memory Enhancing Drugs – Do They Work? Are They Worth the Risk?

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Taking memory enhancing drugs to improve learning capacity and recall has led to an interesting debate. Athletes are considered “cheating” if they use steroids — is using drugs to gain an intellectual edge any different? Some people say that using drugs or supplements to enhance memory is no different than drinking coffee, a socially accepted “drug” that […] Read more »

If You Take One Supplement, Make It Fish Oil

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If I could take only one supplement for my brain and overall health, it would definitely be an essential fatty acid (EFA) supplement. The discovery of essential fatty acids has been hailed as one of the most important health breakthroughs in modern nutrition. The Harvard School of Public Health states that essential fatty acid deficiencies […] Read more »

Five Surprising Reasons You Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamin D

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Now that the warmer weather is here, you can soak up the sun to replenish your much-needed stores of vitamin D, the sunshine “vitamin.”  Vitamin D is close to being nature’s cure-all. It’s a fantastic immune system booster that’s been found to be protective against cancer, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and Alzheimer’s. […] Read more »

Doctors Speak Out: How Our Modern Diet Causes Alzheimer’s

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When it comes to preventing, stopping, or reversing Alzheimer’s, modern medicine has nothing to offer. So if you want avoid becoming an Alzheimer’s statistic, prevention is key. Today’s guest post by was contributed by Dr. Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician, outspoken health activist, and founder of one the world’s most popular natural health websites, Mercola.com.   […] Read more »

The Scary Truth About “Healthy” Vegetable Oils

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It turns out that vegetable oils like canola, safflower, and sunflower are not the health foods they’ve been made out to be. Our intake of polyunsaturated vegetable oils has tripled in the last 50 years, about the same time Americans started getting fatter. And sicker. Let’s look at the big problems with these oils, why […] Read more »