Improve Memory, Your mind needs a workout

You run marathons, regularly lift weights, and are the Pilates queen. But when’s the last time you worked out your brain? That gray matter needs exertion, too. More than that, it needs variety. Just as you exercise your entire body and all its muscle groups, likewise, you should exercise your entire brain to stay sharp … Read more

6 All-Natural Ways to Prevent and Relieve Disruptive Menopause Symptoms

tips to handle menopause

Don’t let menopause catch you off-guard! Prevent and relieve disruptive symptoms with these all-natural tips. We all know how menopause affects a woman’s physical and mental health—hot flashes, insomnia, issues with concentration and memory, night sweats, and mood changes can create mayhem in the lives of even the most confident women. But did you know … Read more

5 Comfort Food Substitutes

what is your favorite comfort food?

Michael Smolensky, Ph.D., is acknowledged as one of the leading authorities in chronobiology, the science of how the body’s rhythms change throughout the course of the day, month, year, and lifetime. “There are basically four factors that affect our eating habits in the colder months,” Smolensky explains. First, as humans migrated north from the equator … Read more

Prevent Alzheimer’s with these Tips

Diet tips to fight Alzheimer's

At a recent Alzheimer’s Disease Conference, we presented groundbreaking new evidence based on recent clinical trials showing that specific nutritional interventions can significantly improve memory function in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). This is exciting news, since AD is anticipated to be the largest health crisis of our … Read more

How peppers can fire up your health.

Peppers provide many health benefits

Whether fresh, dried, ground, or roasted, chili peppers add unrivaled pop to meals while delivering countless medicinal benefits to the body. Capsaicin, the compound responsible for chilies’ pungency and spice, has been credited with a host of health advantages, from killing cancerous cells to lowering blood pressure, preventing obesity, and reducing the risk of diabetes. … Read more