Tip/Thought of the Day

Osteoporosis Linked to Dementia Risk

At surface level, few people might link bone health and brain health. But a new study conducted by researchers from the Epidemiology Team of IQVIA, a healthcare data science company based in Frankfurt, Germany- set out to explore the relationship, with surprising results. The data was published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, March 2023.… Continue reading Osteoporosis Linked to Dementia Risk

Weight Loss

8 Processed Foods That are Healthy

Ultra-processed foods should be avoided for a variety of reasons that include an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, weight gain, all-cause mortality, and dementia. But it’s not all bad news. Since there is a spectrum of how processed foods are, many options may be processed yet provide substantial nutritional benefit. Processing ranges widely: Minimally processed foods… Continue reading 8 Processed Foods That are Healthy

Tip/Thought of the Day

Ultra-Processed Foods Increase Risk of Dementia

Studies have shown that processed food is addictive, increasing the activation of receptors where emotional responses are regulated and feel-good hormones, such as dopamine, reside. It's been discovered that processed food has the exact same impact on the reward system in the brain as any addictive drug, such as cocaine. Because they cause the same… Continue reading Ultra-Processed Foods Increase Risk of Dementia

Tip/Thought of the Day

What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, which is a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently. What causes Alzheimer's disease? Like all types of dementia, Alzheimer’s is caused by… Continue reading What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?