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The Genius Diet

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I’m always amazed at how intertwined our diet is to our overall health and wellbeing. Growing up, I wasn’t too aware of the types of food I was putting in my body. It never occurred to me what I ate would impact my skin, much less my brain. But it’s true, more and more research is making the connection between certain foods and the ability to strengthen the brain. Right now, the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute is studying if the ketones created by coconut oil can help fuel the brain when it stops processing glucose, as in the case with Alzheimer’s. […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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September is a very special month as we observe World Alzheimer’s Month. For the second year, Alzheimer’s organizations across the globe are uniting to raise awareness for a disease that affects over five million Americans and countless more worldwide. Currently, there is no known cure for this disease that is the sixth leading cause of death in the elderly, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. However, there are studies that are breaking new ground on understanding the disease. Recently, researchers at Brown University discovered Alzheimer’s acts as a Type 3 Diabetes in where the brain develops an insulin resistance. The study suggests […]

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