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Why Alzheimer’s Drugs Fail

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

You might be surprised to learn that there are plenty of medications to treat Alzheimer’s. The FDA has approved five of them.

They are Aricept (donepezil), Razadyne (galantamine), Namenda (memantine), Exelon (rivastigmine), and Namzaric (donepezil and memantine).[1]

The reason you probably haven’t heard of them is that they don’t work very well. These drugs do nothing to stop the underlying disease—or even slow it down.

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The Obscure Nutrient That Slows Brain Aging

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

Spinach and kale have been touted for years as superfoods. They are low in calories and loaded with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds, iron, and vitamins K, A, and B6.

All of these are great for your heart and overall health and fitness.

But researchers have found that the greatest benefits of these leafy greens might be keeping your brain sharp.

Both vegetables are rich in a relatively obscure nutrient called lutein.

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How Olive Oil Fights Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Billions of dollars have been poured into Alzheimer’s drug research in recent years. So far, the effort has been a total failure.

No medications have been found that prevent or reverse Alzheimer’s.

Meanwhile, the incidence of the disease is exploding.[1]

But what if the best Alzheimer’s drug is not a drug at all?

A study shows exactly how one food keeps you mentally sharp—and why it may be the best weapon against Alzheimer’s.

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Mushrooms Prevent Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Mushrooms contain compounds that boost brain nerves, increase gray matter, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.[1]

That’s the conclusion of an exhaustive review of studies examining the effects of mushrooms on brain health. Scientists found that eating the fungi have a “preventive function against the development of Alzheimer’s disease.”[2]

The researchers say mushrooms contain antioxidant chemicals that protect against the inflammation that leads to cognitive decline.

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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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Walk This Way for Better Health

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity, Mental Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Walking is the nation’s most popular form of exercise. More than a third of us—111 million Americans—routinely go for walks to maintain our health and wellness.[1]

The benefits of walking are both profound and well-proven. Putting one foot in front of the other is linked to longer life, weight loss, stronger bones and muscles, better mood, improved lung function, and lower risk of Alzheimer’s.

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