One-third of dementia cases could be prevented, report says

One-third of cases of dementia worldwide could potentially be prevented through better management of lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension, depression, and hearing loss over the course of a lifetime, according to a new report. Across the globe, about 47 million people were living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia in 2015. That number is projected to triple … Continue reading One-third of dementia cases could be prevented, report says

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The Facts That Matter Most This Veterans Day

by  Nicole Fisher  (Forbes) [There is something seriously wrong with this picture.  As a society, we need to investigate this far more deeply.  -- GV] Since the end of World War I, Americans have celebrated those who served our country. Each Veterans Day there are countless parades, events, speeches and even store discounts for those … Continue reading The Facts That Matter Most This Veterans Day

WALKING FOR MENTAL HEALTH

This article is about fitness and countering the effects of sitting, but they don't mention the beneficial effects to mental health.  Walking and exercise stimulates the production of endorphins and dopamine.  People always report that they feel so much better after taking a walk and getting out of the house/ office, getting sun, fresh air … Continue reading WALKING FOR MENTAL HEALTH

CINNAMON:  INSANELY GOOD FOR YOU!

So, we know sugar causes the Sugar Blues and other mental illnesses:  Cinnamon is your ally in combating the sugar that is so ubiquitous in our food.  Sodas of course, unless they are the diet kind, loaded with the poison Aspartame - which is worse, are saturated with sugar.  Change or adjust your diet, especially … Continue reading CINNAMON:  INSANELY GOOD FOR YOU!