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Lose Weight by Putting Your Brain in Charge of Your Body

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Does this sound familiar? It’s lunchtime. You sit in front of your computer with a wall of emails in front of you.

You take a couple bites of your sandwich. You grab some chips. And start reading your messages. You answer a few of them.

Before you know it, you’ve finished lunch without even noticing it. A couple hours later, you’re hungry and crave a snack.

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One Food Protects Your Brain From Air Pollution

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Nootropics and Brain Support by Garry Messick0 Comments

Air pollution is an underrated killer.

Most of us don’t think of it as a major threat to our health. But it’s linked to heart disease, cancer, strokes, cognitive problems, lung disease, and diabetes.

It’s responsible for 107,000 American deaths a year, according to a University of Minnesota study. That’s more people than die in car accidents.[1]

Another recent study found that even if you’ve never lit a cigarette in your life, your lungs may be as badly damaged as someone who has smoked a pack a day for 29 years if you live in one of six major U.S.

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What Belly Fat Does to Your Brain

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

It’s certainly no fun to look down and see a ring of blubber around your midsection. But belly fat is far more than a cosmetic issue.

It’s a serious health problem.

It’s strongly linked to America’s top two causes of death: heart disease and cancer.[1]

And now a new study shows that extra abdominal fat dramatically increases your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease.

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He Meditates Every Day. Here’s What It Did to His Brain.

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, Nootropics and Brain Support by Garry Messick0 Comments

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is a Buddhist monk. He meditates every day. He has done so since his early teens.

Scientists wondered if it had an impact on his brain. So they took MRI scans.

What they found astounded them.

Rinpoche did not have the brain of someone his age. His brain looked almost 10 years younger.

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

The study was published in the journal Neurocase.

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Low-Carb Diet Reverses Brain Aging, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

A major new study on brain aging has good news and bad news…

The bad news is that your brain starts to decline much earlier than previously believed, in your late 40s. 

The good news is that you can prevent and even reverse this decline by eating fewer carbohydrates. 

The study was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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One Avocado Does This to Your Brain

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Nootropics and Brain Support by Garry Messick0 Comments

Avocados are one the trendiest foods among health-conscious people. For good reason.

Years ago, they were considered fattening. But then researchers discovered that they actually help you lose weight.

Studies have also found that they lower inflammation, protect against heart disease, and lower your risk for cancer

Now, new research shows that avocados have another important benefit: They make you smarter. 

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