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Moderate Drinking Improves Cognition

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

Like a glass (or two) of wine with dinner?

Here’s good news…

A major new study of nearly 20,000 Americans shows that moderate drinking actually helps preserve your memory and thinking skills as you get older.

The research was published in the journal JAMA Network Open. It showed that men who had fewer than 15 drinks a week were 34% less likely to experience cognitive decline.

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5 Healthy Habits That Prevent Alzheimer’s

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

Five behaviors lower your chances of Alzheimer’s disease. The more of them you follow, the lower your risk.

That’s the finding of major new study that was published in the journal Neurology.

The researchers analyzed lifestyle data from 2,765 older people. None had Alzheimer’s at the start of the study. After six years, 608 developed the disease.[1]

The researchers found these five healthy behaviors lowered Alzheimer’s risk:

  • A Mediterranean diet.
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The Anti-Alzheimer’s Food Ingredient You Need

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick2 Comments

A recent survey found that Americans fear Alzheimer’s more than any other illness, even cancer.[1]

We find it so terrifying because when Alzheimer’s robs us of our ability to think and remember, it essentially takes away who we are.

It is a horrible kind of living death.  But there’s another reason Alzheimer’s is scary…

Consider this list of the top eight medical causes of death in the U.S….

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The Pandemic No One Is Talking About

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

What’s the number one cause of human death?

You might choose one of the major diseases such as cancer or heart disease.

Or maybe malaria, which has killed millions in Africa and Asia.

Smoking is another major underlying cause of mortality.

Of course, coronavirus is currently unleashing rampant death around the globe.

But a new study finds that one killer is far more lethal than any of these.

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3 Personality Traits Stop Alzheimer’s

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

Why do some people get Alzheimer’s and others don’t? 

It’s a simple question that researchers are just starting to answer.[i] 

Scientists know that heredity is a major factor. A gene called APOE4 can more than double your risk.[ii]

On the other hand, not having diabetes, high blood pressure, hearing loss, depression, or a history of head injuries can protect you. 

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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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