Magnesium – Do I Get Enough?

Magnesium – Do I Get Enough?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared magnesium to be a shortfall nutrient, meaning there is a high prevalence of inadequate dietary intake of magnesium. This is likely a result of poor eating habits that have evolved over the decades, commonly known as the Standard American Diet (SAD). Magnesium – do I get enough?

Brain Robbers

Brain Robbers

Last week we discussed some great super foods for feeding your brain. But what about all the brain-robbing toxins lurking out there? Brain toxicity is a major factor in the development of neurodegenerative diseases. Today, there is no shortage of neurotoxins in our air, food, water, and products. Here are four of the major substances

Get Your D On

Get Your D On

Just when we thought we’d heard the latest news on the nutritional relevance of vitamin D, an interesting study was revealed by the University of Exeter. This robust international investigation associated vitamin D deficiency with a substantial increase in the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people. The team found that study participants

How to Defeat Your Tired Brain

How to Defeat Your Tired Brain

Too many decisions. Too much pressure at work. Too many personal demands. Too much going on without time to rest and restore. A tired brain (sometimes called mental fatigue) is a brain that is unhealthy and has trouble responding well to life’s needs. Tired brain occurs when the brain cannot tolerate all that it’s asked

Aging Healthfully

Aging Healthfully

Many people believe that moving into your senior years means illness and disability. Not so!  Especially today, aging healthfully can be accomplished by making positive lifestyle changes. Small and simple changes can often produce dramatic results. As we age, our organs just don’t function as well as they once did. Muscles slowly shrink, and our