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Top 6 Food Types to Clear Your Brain Fog and Boost Your Cognitive Function

Do you often experience brain fog? It’s that feeling of mental fatigue that drains your energy, causes poor concentration, and prevents you from gathering your thoughts. I’m sure that many of you can relate to that. Actually, brain fog is a common trend in our modern society. It may occur as a symptom of an [...]

Build a Healthier Brain – With Fat!

We don’t usually associate increasing the amount of fat in our diets as a way to improve health, but when it comes to a particular type of fat, that’s exactly what the doctor ordered! Omega-3 Fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), a type of essential fat involved in several metabolic processes, and they are a crucial component of good health. Research shows omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis – conditions that often have a high inflammatory process at their root. But most impressive is the research that confirms Omega-3’s benefits on the brain.

The Hidden Risks of NSAIDs

Painkillers: The 14-Day Time-Bomb What Doctors Don't Tell You, September 2016 by Celeste McGovern Although these over-the-counter and prescription pills are the modern standby for every ache and pain, what Big Pharma hasn’t told you about the risks of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs could just kill you, as Celeste McGovern discovers. When Aaron Marino opened his [...]

Pre-diabetes: Are You at Risk?

Diabetes is on the rise. Among adults in the United States the trend has gone from 10.8% in 1994 to 14.3% in 2012. What's even more astounding is the prevalence of pre-diabetes. It has been reported that as much as 38% of the population has an abnormal response to insulin which results in an elevation [...]

Potato Chips – Is There a Healthy Choice?

Selecting the healthiest foods at the grocery store is an exercise of the mind. Labels often make lofty claims but when you dig deeper, it's common to uncover problems (for example, ketchup that's labeled as having "half the sugar" but contains artificial sweetener). America’s Favorite Snack When it comes to shopping for snacks, things get [...]

11 Food Rules For The Ultimate Anti-Inflammatory Diet

If you want to eat for long-term health, lowering inflammation is crucial. Inflammation in the body causes or contributes to many debilitating, chronic illnesses - including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and even cancer. That's why, as a doctor and founder of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine, I recommend my [...]