There are many organs (the skin, liver, bowels, etc.) to consider when we are desirous of cleansing the body for a goal of optimal health. Thanks to new technology, though, we can now see exactly how the brain washes itself – not in the metaphoric sense, but how the glial cells, which power cerebrospinal fluid, help wash out guck from the brain.
Yet another study has recently been released which again affirms red wine’s place on the roster of healthful food and drink, finding that a compound in red wine and red grapes is capable of preventing hearing loss and cognitive decline.
While there is debate as to what causes autism, scientists have found that pregnant women who supplement with folic acid early in their pregnancy are less likely to have a child diagnosed with autism.
What is being done about this disease that leads our older populations to lose their memory, have delusions, and even lose the ability to feed and care for themselves? While the most common treatments are pharmaceuticals, there are other options available. One such solution for Alzheimer’s that has been gaining massive recognition is the use of coconut oil.
BPA has been linked to numerous negative health effects in countless studies. The worst part? While the Food and Drug Administration considered banning the chemical in March of 2012, the ban was denied, and BPA continue to be ubiquitous. So what exactly does mean? It means the entire U.S. is still subjected to the chemical’s negative effects. Here are 7 nasty effects of BPA.
Simple dietary changes along with some physical activity are more than enough to prevent and even reverse these cognitive issues in many cases. Here are 4 solutions for Alzheimer’s disease.
Could chocolate make you smarter? While it may not increase your IQ, it could stave off cognitive decline, say researchers with the University of L’Aquila in Italy. The scientists have contributed to a growing body of research that indicates chocolate is more than a comforting food, that it could also have dramatic health benefits.
While the scientific community has gathered ample evidence regarding BPAs toxic effects, the chemical is still widely used today. Adding to this evidence, recent research has found that BPA could negatively impact brain development by disrupting a gene responsible for proper nerve cell function.
A product of the date palm and cultivated since approximately 6000 B.C, the date fruit is one of the sweetest fruits around and comes in many different varieties. Although dates can be eaten fresh, the fruit is very often dried, resembling raisins or plums. But whether fresh or dry, the health benefits of dates are still just as plentiful.