When David Perlmutter MD, FACN, ABIHM, board-certified neurologist and New York Times bestselling author, originally published his book, “Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain's Silent Killers,” the medical community did not actively embrace the ideas put forward.
Is it really possible to mitigate and even reverse the damaging effects of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia through simple dietary supplementation?
Many people would do anything to become smarter, but it’s actually a lot simpler to achieve this than you might think.
The majority of physicians today will tell patients there is very little they can do to reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer’s epidemic may be preventable with lifestyle changes.
Turmeric is highly regarded as a spice, known for giving foods wonderful flavor and color. But the turmeric root is much more than a simple flavoring agent; this kitchen staple is gaining recognition as a powerful plant medicine and natural preventive.
We all know about the benefits of exercise and importance of engaging in regular physical activity.
Two studies that were conducted at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), Bordeaux Population Health (Bordeaux University) show that vitamin D deficiency can contribute to increasing the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, especially if the person also doesn’t have a storage of “good fats” and antioxidant carotenoids.
The number of Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease exceeds 5 million – a number that the Alzheimer’s Association estimates will triple by the year 2050. And, while rates of some degenerative conditions, such as heart disease, have decreased since 2000, deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have soared by an astonishing 89 percent – causing researchers and scientists to scramble to find methods of treating and preventing this debilitating disease, like the use of a sauna.