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Using Neurobics to Improve Your Brain

Using Neurobics to Improve Your Brain Neurobics is a term that was described by the late neurobiologist Lawrence Katz and Manning Rubin in their book, Keep Your Brain Alive.  It refers to the physiological effects of unique and non-routine ways of thinking and moving and their effects on the brain.  Practicing neurobics on a regular […]

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12 Ways to Boost Your Mood Naturally

12 Ways to Boost Your Mood Naturally Life’s stressors can inhibit our ability to maintain optimal mental and physical health. We experience “the blues,” sometimes for prolonged periods of time. These feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and disinterest may be accompanied by symptoms of irritability, nervousness and difficulty sleeping. Feelings of depression and anxiety are associated […]

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5 Ways to Measure Your Ketones

5 Ways to Measure Your Ketones A ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate, moderate protein and high fat based nutrition plan.  A ketogenic diet trains the individual’s metabolism to run off of fatty acids or ketone bodies.  This is called fat adapted, when the body has adapted to run off of fatty acids/ketones at […]

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12 Great Herbs and Supplements to Improve Ketosis

Herbs and Supplements to Improve Ketosis A ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate, moderate protein and high fat based nutrition plan.  A ketogenic diet trains the individual’s metabolism to run off of fatty acids or ketone bodies.  This is called fat adapted, when the body has adapted to run off of fatty acids/ketones at […]

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7 Ways Magnesium Improves Your Brain

7 Ways Magnesium Improves Your Brain Magnesium is present in all cells of the body and is involved in over 300 enzymatic processes, including energy production.  Magnesium is essential for maintaining normal bone density, normal cardiac rhythmicity, normal pulmonary function, and normal blood glucose regulation.  Magnesium is one of the most common world-wide deficiencies and […]

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Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Chronic Disease

What is Mitochondrial Dysfunction? The mitochondrion receives most recognition for its role in generating energy for cells in the body and they are commonly referred to as the powerhouse. Amazingly, the mitochondria in our cells have also generated a significant amount of attention from scientists and physicians in the most recent decade for its role […]

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Chiropractic Boosts Brain Function

Chiropractic Boosts Brain Function: The brain is the master control system for the entire body. It sends and receives a complicated frequency of signals with the body that dictate the function of the body.  When there is interference in this neurological feedback loop it alters the environment the brain perceives itself to be in which consequently […]

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The Life Saving Potential of Alpha Lipoic Acid

Life Saving Potential of Alpha Lipoic Acid The scientific world has increasingly become more aware of the crucial relationship between dietary habits and chronic disease. The Institute of Cancer Researcher, Dr. Mel Greaves, weighs into the debate and proposes that genetic factors contribute no greater than 10% to the development of cancer siting environmental factors […]

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Chiropractic Improves Sensory & Learning Disorders

Chiropractic Improves Sensory Disorders: Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are impairments in detecting, modulating, interpreting, or responding to sensory stimuli.  One study estimates that 5% of elementary aged children met the criteria for SPD (1).  These conditions are closely related to other neurodevelopmental disorders and often overlap with autism and ADHD.  Recent studies have shown the […]

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Coconut Boosts Brain Function

Coconut Boosts Brain Function The human brain needs a continual supply of fuel. When this continual supply is interrupted brain cells begin to die.  In the short-term, this can cause symptoms such as headaches, brain fog, & tiredness.  Long-term exposure to environments that deplete sources of brain fuel from effectively getting into the cells leads to neurodegenerative […]

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How Much Coconut Oil Should You Consume Daily?

How Much Coconut Oil to Consume Daily? Coconut oil is one of nature’s most powerful forms of nutrition. Mothers’ milk is considered the most perfect food on the planet for human consumption due to its ideal nutritional content and immune boosting compounds. The closest match in nature to mothers’ milk is found within the coconut. […]

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9 Ways Blueberries Boost Brain Function

Blueberries Boost Brain Function: Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered Superfoods.  These foods are typically loaded with a combination of critical fatty acids, anti-oxidant phytonutrients and essential amino acids.    Blueberries contain an extraordinary amount of unique phytonutrients and impressive anti-oxidant scores that […]

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