One in eight older Americans has Alzheimer’s disease and this statistic is likely to rise with the aging population. Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, according to www.alz.org. People suffering with brain disease, including Alzheimer’s disease, often lose their memory and over time, this memory loss becomes debilitating.
Research is continually being conducted on the brain to better understand brain health and to help determine the causes of diseases that affect the brain, …Read more
Have you ever thought to yourself “if only I could give some advice to my younger self, my life would be so much better today”? This is something that most people grapple with, and it becomes even more prominent in your golden years, as you find yourself aging, your brain slows down and all of a sudden you wonder what you could have possibly done differently.
As you get older, many …Read more
A cup of berries a day could help to keep dementia away. Enjoying a serving or two of recognized brain foods on a daily basis could help to maintain brain health and mental performance. Aging is commonly associated with the deterioration of various parts of our body, including the capacity of our brain to retain and process information. Alzheimer’s disease is the most recognized brain disorder that affects elderly adults, characterized by a progressive deterioration of cognitive functions of the …Read more
The average American consumes 130 pounds of added sugar per year and before you deny falling into this category, consider the fact that much of the sugar is unwittingly consumed, due to the insidious nature of sugar in our food. This exceptionally high consumption should concern you because some of America’s most respected institutions are now classifying sugar (especially when in the form of fructose) as a toxin, and linking it to the country’s biggest killers — including diabetes, heart …Read more