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alzheimer’s

Memory loss and dementia are valid concerns for everyone these days: one in three seniors dies of Alzheimer's or  dementia  and Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Fortunately, dementia is largely preventable with many lifestyle and dietary adjustments, one of which is including plenty of greens in your diet. New research [...]

Dementia cases doubling–how to lower your risk

The numbers of people with dementia are expected to more than  double in 30 years  and outpace both heart disease and cancer in terms of cost. Because dementia can take root in the brain years or decades before symptoms appear, you can take action now to avoid becoming part of this skyrocketing statistic. Today, nearly 15 percent [...]

A blood sugar imbalance can seriously undermine your efforts to manage Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, an autoimmune thyroid disease. A primary factor in taming an autoimmune disease like Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism is to control blood sugar. The body has several ways to keep blood sugar within a narrow range so it doesn't go too high or too low. [...]

Do you feel sleepy or have intense cravings for sugar after meals? Are you a woman whose hair is thinning, yet you're growing facial hair? Are you a man who cries at movies and has "moobs" (male breasts)? If so, you probably suffer from insulin resistance. Not only does insulin resistance gender bend your hormones, [...]

Is your desk job worsening your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism?

Do you eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and practice other healthy habits to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, but sit long hours each day at work? If so, you could be undoing your good work. Sitting, even if you otherwise practice healthy habits, is associated with poor cardiovascular health, higher inflammation, and more belly fat, [...]

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