Keto Diet May Reduce Alzheimer’s

Sep 18, 2020 by

Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine found a distinctive gut bacterial “signature” in the people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The found that a modified Mediterranean-style keto diet changed the bacterial communities in the volunteers’ guts and reduced...

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Pickled capers regulate proteins to help brain and heart

Aug 13, 2020 by

A team from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have found that a compound found in pickled capers activates proteins that help the heart and brain. The discovery might lead to future therapies for things like epilepsy...

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Eating fish may protect our brains from air pollution

Aug 11, 2020 by

The American Academy of Neurology reports that older women who eat one to two servings each week of baked or broiled shellfish or fish might be able to counteract the effects of air pollution on the brain thanks to...

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High-fat foods may reduce concentration

Aug 6, 2020 by

Research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds to previous research about the gut-brain connection. The study found that our ability to concentrate is reduced in the hours after eating a meal that is high in saturated...

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Soybean oil causes neurological changes

Feb 18, 2020 by

Soybean oil has been marketed as a healthy alternative to other kinds of oil, but new research has found that may not be true. The new study showed that soybean oil causes neurological changes in mice, which may contribute...

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Brain may need iron for cognitive development

Feb 11, 2020 by

Research published in the January 27, 2020 edition of JNeurosci indicates that iron levels in the brain tissue rise during development and are linked to cognitive abilities. This research on both children and young adults may lead to new...

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Sugar alters brain chemistry in just 12 days

Feb 4, 2020 by

A new study has found that sugar alters the reward-processing circuits of the brain to create an addiction similar to those with drugs. The study was done on minipigs and used PET imaging to examine the receptors in the...

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