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Sitting Harms Your Brain Health, Not Just Your Weight

Sitting Harms Your Brain Health, Not Just Your Weight

Researchers from the University of California (UCLA) have discovered that adults that spend more time sitting in the day had greater thinning of the medial temporal lobe, the area of the brain that is important for making new memories. The Study The small study included […]

The Benefits of Pomegranate & Why You Should Add Them to Your Diet

The Benefits of Pomegranate & Why You Should Add Them to Your Diet

Few other fruits have as rich a history as the pomegranate. Pomegranates have been used medicinally and as a symbol of fertility, abundance, prosperity and new beginnings. There is evidence that can trace the cultivation of pomegranates back over 5000 years, and it has a […]

Ladies, Being Physically Fit Can Decrease Your Risk of Dementia

Ladies, Being Physically Fit Can Decrease Your Risk of Dementia

Being physically fit is known to contribute to a host of healthy benefits, including staving off metabolic diseases and protecting against heart disease. Now, a new study says that being physically fit can highly decrease a women’s risk of dementia. What is Dementia? According to […]

New Study: Curcumin Improves Memory & Mood

New Study: Curcumin Improves Memory & Mood

📸 by Osha Key on Unsplash What is Curcumin? Curcumin, or Curcuma longa, is a major ingredient in the Turmeric root. It is a ginger-like plant used for its powerful healing properties in China, the Middle East and India. Turmeric refers to the plants underground […]

Did you know that Cocoa can actually benefit your health?

Did you know that Cocoa can actually benefit your health?

by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP Chocolate is one of nature’s most powerful superfoods. But it’s benefits can be reversed when milk, cholesterol from milk solids and enormous amounts of refined sugars are added (i.e. the chocolate we all know and love!). What is Cocoa? Cocoa […]

MIND Diet: Combining the Best of the Mediterranean & DASH Diet

MIND Diet: Combining the Best of the Mediterranean & DASH Diet

A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago shows has developed a diet plan, called the MIND diet, that may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by as much as 53 percent. Even those who didn’t stick to the diet […]