5 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

5 ways to keep your mind sharp

We’ve all been there. You put your keys down and five minutes later, you have no idea where they are. Or you get that phone call from the salon or doctor and you’ve forgotten the appointment that you’ve had on the calendar for the past two months. It may feel like old age is knocking… Read more »

Without Licaps® Technology, Krill Oil Capsules May be Rancid

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When it’s fresh, krill oil is an excellent source of Omega 3 fatty acids. However, krill oil has a chemical structure that makes it highly susceptible to spoiling or oxidation. The oxidation process begins as soon as the oil is exposed to oxygen, heat or light. The antioxidant found in krill oil, astaxanthin, can act… Read more »

Poor Sleep Linked to Cognitive Decline

poor sleep linked to cognitive decline

A study of older men released last week, found a link between poor sleep quality and the development of cognitive decline over three to four years. A team of researchers found that high levels of fragmented sleep and lower sleep efficiency – but not sleep duration – in older men is associated with a 40-50… Read more »

The Real Power of Positive Thinking – Renew

Research is beginning to reveal that positive thinking is about much more than just being happy or displaying an upbeat attitude.  Positive thoughts and the act of being positive can actually create real value in your life and help you build skills that last much longer than a smile. Unfortunately, our brains are wired to… Read more »

Reflection is Good for Your Brain

As this year comes to an end, many of us are reflecting on our lives and looking toward the future and what the New Year may bring.  Perhaps you’re making resolutions to lose some weight, exercise more, or stay in better touch with loved ones.  The good news is that all this thinking is good… Read more »

B Vitamins Protect Against Alzheimer’s Brain Shrinkage?

There is now strong evidence to suggest that your daily dose of B vitamins may help protect you from Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease affects 36 million people worldwide.  Therefore, a lot of research is put into finding a cure, but unfortunately some of the promising studies have failed late-stage clinical trials.  Researchers from the FMRIB… Read more »

Omega 3s May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids — from fish, soy, nuts, or even high-quality supplements — may help ward off Alzheimer’s disease, the authors of a recent study published in the journal, Neurology, suggest. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York, studied 1,219 people over age 65 who were free of… Read more »

Vitamin D Aids in the Break Down of Alzheimer’s Brain Plaque

In a small pilot study, a team of US researchers has discovered how vitamin D3, a form of vitamin D, and omega 3 fatty acids may help the immune system clear the brain of amyloid plaques, one of the physical hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the new study… Read more »

Natural Supplements for ADHD

THE FACTS According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), 4.5 million children 5-17 years of age have been diagnosed with ADHD as of 2006. 3%-7% of school-aged children suffer from ADHD.  Some studies have estimated higher rates. Diagnosis of ADHD increased an average of 3% per year from 1997 to 2006. As… Read more »