brain thinking

You Can REVERSE Brain Aging… Here’s How!

Age is great for wine, whisky and cheese.

But for your brain? Not so much.

It’s frustrating to forget a friend’s name… or to be constantly looking for your car keys.

But here’s the good news… researchers have found ONE factor that may be forcing your brain to age at light speed.

And once you correct it, you can keep your mind sharp and nimble well into your golden years.

Researchers at the Cambridge Center for Ageing and Neuroscience took 527 adults, aged 20-87 years old, and put them in an MRI machine to analyze their brains.

Then the plotted amount of white matter (the active part of your brain) against the participants’ weight.

What they found was astounding: overweight people had less white matter than people of normal weight.

The chart they developed shows a clear relationship: as your weight goes up, your brain white matter goes down.

We have long known that being overweight increases the risk of stroke, cancer, heart disease, kidney disease, fatter liver, and diabetes.

Now we know it destroys your brain.

The people who lost the most brain matter? Middle-aged people. In fact, it seems like overweight middle-aged people lost a decade’s worth of brain white matter (it looked to the researchers as if their brains belonged in bodies 10 years older).

Not only did they find a loss of white matter, but they also found that this neurodegeneration is associated with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Huntington’s diseases.

The good news from the study is this: you hold your brain’s health in your hands.

Think about losing weight now and help to ensure a healthy brain now, and later in life.

Dr. Scott’s Weight Loss Brain Health Program:

  • Start with Blood Sugar Control: Being overweight is often a sign of poor blood sugar control. You can get to better sugar control by avoiding sugars and processed foods and by supplementing with the mineral chromium and the herbal extract, berberine.
  • Eat Mostly Proteins and Non-Starchy Veggies: Proteins help you to feel full and help to keep your blood sugar low.
  • Focus on Exercises that Builds Muscle: Try lifting weights two to three times a week. You can also work with a personal trainer to find out what you can do to build muscle. If you can’t lift weights, at least make sure you are walking or exercising most days of the week.
  • Take Brain-Specific Nutrients: Your brain needs fish oil (EPA/DHA) and anti-inflammatories like curcumin and Bacopa.

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

View More Free Articles

Overlooked fatty acid SLASHES deaths and hospitalizations

I’ve sung the praises of omega-3 fatty acids many times here in Living Well Daily. I’ve encouraged you to be sure you’re getting enough of the omega-3s eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) by eating plenty of cold-water fatty fish and taking supplements when needed. And there’s a good reason for that. EPA and...

Read This

How Much Sleep DO You Need A Night? [STUDY]

I’m sure you know that getting enough sleep is good for you. But what does that mean, exactly? It’s always been hard to get a straight answer. Until now, that is. Thanks to new research we have an answer to that question. The newly published 25-year study compares the sleep habits of over 7,000 men...

Read This

MAILBAG: Is the Flu Shot RIGHT for YOU?

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, “Along with COVID, I’m worried about getting the flu this year. What do you recommend for avoiding the flu? The flu shot?” – Mike from Park City, UT Hi Mike, I’ll be honest. The flu vaccine COULD have a better long-term track record. According to the Centers for Disease Control...

Read This

Dangerous Vitamin Deficiency Sends Folks to An Early GRAVE

If you’ve been a loyal reader for a while now you’re probably already taking steps to ensure your health is in tip-top shape. You do your best to eat well… You stay hydrated… You, hopefully, get in some regular exercise… And maybe you even take a multivitamin… While I would certainly give you an A...

Read This

EASY 2-Minute Trick Fights Aging from Head to Toe

Healthy aging boils down to one surprising thing: your muscles. I know that may sound strange at first. But hear me out. Maintaining strong and healthy muscles is the first step to keeping a healthy body and sharp mind well into your golden years. After all, sturdy muscles are required to fight off frailty and...

Read This

Don’t Let Sickening BACTERIA Bungle Your Holiday Plans!

They say cleanliness is next to godliness. Now, I don’t know about that. But, I DO know that when it comes to your kitchen, cleanliness is absolutely VITAL. The trouble is, even the cleanest of kitchens can harbor some sickening hidden secrets. And new research just revealed one of the most surprising culprits. Trust me,...

Read This

Cold, flu, or COVID? EASY ways to spot the difference

Does developing a sniffle, sneeze, or cough practically cause you to panic these days? If so, you’re not alone. Many of us feel the same way. Gone are the “good old days” when you only had to worry if you were coming down with a cold or the flu. And, let’s be honest, we didn’t...

Read This

3 -Minute Countdown Method DEFEATS Diabetes

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, Make a cup of tea. Read a couple of pages in a book. Watch a silly cat video. There are a bunch of things you can do in three minutes. And now scientists say defeating diabetes could be one of them. If you’re struggling with blood sugar control, your doctor...

Read This

MAILBAG: Battling Bubbly Guts? Try THIS

Dear Living Well Daily Reader, “I hate that I can no longer just eat whatever I want. I either seem to have indigestion, bloating, or gas. I’m always taking antacids. It’s miserable and frustrating — what else can I do besides only eating potatoes?” –– Carl, from Lincoln, NE Hi Carl, Let’s start with the...

Read This

COVID Hospitalizations PLUNGE with this “MOVE”

Remember when they said we’d just need to hunker down at home for a few weeks, and this whole COVID-19 thing would blow over? It’s safe to say they got that one wrong. In fact, it’s looking like COVID-19 is less of a visitor and more of a permanent house guest these days. That means...

Read This