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Food Choices Matter for Your Brain Health

“There is no magic pill that fixes a bad diet.” This rather direct advice comes from the lead investigator of a study on the balance of food intake containing Omega 6 & Omega 3 fatty acids, recently published in the PLOS ONE online scientific journal. In general, Omega 3 sources like fish, beans, and green… Read More »

This is Your Brain on Fat (and Sugar)

Cheesecake… and a double bacon cheeseburger with supersize fries and a coke. Throw in a vanilla or chocolate milkshake. If you crave any of these food choices (and many of us do), also know that you’re creating an active neurofeedback loop with your brain. That’s the implication from a recent research study published in Nature… Read More »

Oranges, Grapefruits Can Reduce Stroke Risk

If you like oranges, grapefruits and other citrus fruits, you’re also helping to protect yourself from a stroke. A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association tracked 70,000 women over a period of 14 years, and looked at their diet and food patterns. The women in the study who regularly consumed citrus… Read More »