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Improve Brain Function By Eating Less Sugar

By Florence Silverstein When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. Any excess sugar spikes the neurotransmitter levels and leaves you craving more. Most of us have an addiction to sugar…some more serious than others. Sugar is a powerful substance that affects your body, your brain, your energy, […]

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4 Tips to Minimize Conflict and Improve Your Relationships

by Dr. Sebastian Bailey Another slammed door, another argument, another conversation that only ends with hurt feelings. If you’ve noticed a negative pattern in your interactions and wondered where things are going wrong, you’ve already taken the first step—recognizing recurrent conflict. So why do we repeatedly find ourselves in variations of the same conflict? At […]

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The Amazing Power of Spices for Brain Health & Fitness

by Florence Silverstein There are a variety of spices available for use in cooking that can reduce not only inflammation in the body, but also decrease plaque in the brain (one of the primary factors in Alzheimer’s). Lowering plaque in the brain is seen as one way to protect against dementia and may also lessen […]

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The 5 Best Brain Fitness Strategies

by Susan Grotenhuis What are the best strategies for keeping your brain healthy? There is a lot of information floating around telling you what to do to stay mentally sharp. While all of it is useful, not all of it is significant. Some tips are more valuable than others. Sustained effort is key when implementing […]

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A Surprisingly Easy Way To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhD Tis the season for feasting. Holidays are notorious for contributing to weight gain. I can just imagine the looks of frustration, angst, disappointment, or defeat that faces are expressing, as they assess the damage from Thanksgiving celebrations, when they step on the scale this morning. If it were just one […]

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What Is the Future For Your Brain?

A great deal of the answer to that question – what is the future for your brain – is up to you! As Debbie Hampton points out in this article from our Gratitude edition of BrainSpeak Magazine (Apple iTunes), your brain can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. Millions of Americans over […]

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My Top Ten Ways To Create a Quantum Leap – Part 2

By Whitney Freya, author of The Artist Within, A Guide to Becoming Creatively Fit Last week I told you that creativity is the key to helping you shift into the future.  Following are my Top Ten Ways to Create a Quantum Leap to prepare you, get you mentally, emotionally, and spiritually “fit” to enter into […]

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My Top 10 Ways to Create a Quantum Leap – Part 1

By Whitney Freya, author of The Artist Within, A Guide to Becoming Creatively Fit What is a “Quantum Leap” and why would you want to create one? “Quantum” refers to the “smallest amount of a physical quantity that can exist independently.” Quantum physics has observed the quality of energy that enables it to instantly move […]

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A Four Letter Word That Can Keep You Healthy: “WOOF”

by Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH The American Heart Association issued a scientific statement on Thursday May 9, 2013 that owning a pet may help to decrease a person’s risk of suffering from heart disease and is linked with lower levels of obesity, blood pressure and cholesterol. Get a dog to help your heart? Now […]

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Simplifying Brain Health, Globally

by Lynette Louise aka THE BRAIN BROAD When people ask me why I created the non scripted TV show FIX IT IN FIVE with THE BRAIN BROAD, my answer is simple: I wanted to get around the mental health confidentiality restrictions that were preventing me from convincing people just how simple healing can be. It […]

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