More tools to keep your nervous system and memory function well.

More tools to keep your nervous system and memory function well.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Advanced glycation end-products are considered potent molecules capable of promoting neuronal cell death and participating in the development of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease (Bittencourt LS, et al., 2014). Advanced glycation end-products can be formed several ways. Elevated blood glucose can cause the glucose to react with protein...
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How will saturated fat and omega 3 fat affect your brain?

How will saturated fat and omega 3 fat affect your brain?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
There are a lot of recommendations for a ketogenic diet now, as a way of promoting health.Eating a ketogenic diet means that you eat a very high-fat diet.You can also find recommendations for consuming a lot of saturated fat.We have known about the effect of fat for quite some time.Let’s...
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How to slow down brain atrophy and reduce the risk for dementia.

How to slow down brain atrophy and reduce the risk for dementia.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  In this randomized double-blind control study, the participants were 70-year-old individuals with mild cognitive impairment (Smith D, et al., 2010). Cranial MRI scans were done at the start and finish of the study. The participants were assigned to two groups of equal size. One group was treated with folic...
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Do You Want To Help Prevent The Risk Of Dementia?

Do You Want To Help Prevent The Risk Of Dementia?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Have you noticed that you don’t remember things as easily as you used to? If you have, you are not alone. As we live longer now, and also because most people don’t have the best diet and lifestyle, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are getting to be more and more common....
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Insulin resistance increases your risk for dementia

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Insulin resistance is another risk factor for chronic disease. When study participants with the average age of only 40 years had cognitive tests and also a brain MRI done, the researchers concluded that hyperglycemia (elevated blood glucose) is associated with subtle brain injury, impaired attention and memory; even in young...
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Reasons for dementia.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are rapidly increasing worldwide. While we don’t know everything about the causes for these conditions, research has documented several reasons and risk factors involved. I will go through these risk factors and explain what you can do to help prevent memory loss and Alzheimer’s as you...
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