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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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Dr. Perlmutter’s Tips for a Better Brain

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We can eat for better skin, for more energy, so why not eat for a better brain? Florida-based neurologist, Dr. David Perlmutter, says it’s entirely possible. Even on his website he says it’s possible: “The cornerstone of Dr. Perlmutter’s unique approach to neurological disorders is founded in the principles of preventive medicine. He has brought to the public awareness a rich understanding that challenging brain problems including Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, depression, and ADHD may very well be prevented with lifestyle changes including a gluten free, low carbohydrate, higher fat diet coupled with aerobic exercise.” Dr. Perlmutter says […]

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Coconut Oil and Thyroid Function

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Having a thyroid issue can be frustrating. There’s not much I really have to say about it – because for those suffering from an under or over performing thyroid, it’s frustrating. The weight gain, the tiredness – it can all cause stress. While coconut oil may not complete get rid of the thyroid, it can help with some of the symptoms of the disease. Dr. Oz says using coconut oil in a healthy diet may help spark your metabolism, which can then help with the weight gain. United Health Care physician, Dr. Elson Haas, also says coconut oil can be […]

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