“Super Berry” BEATS BACK Against Dementia
Dear Living Well Daily Reader,
It starts with misplacing your keys.
Next, you find yourself struggling to remember a neighbor’s name or your grandchild’s birthday.
Soon, you forget how to get to the store.
This slow descent into dementia will happen to many – especially those who don’t take steps NOW to keep their brain protected.
There’s a long list of things that help safeguard your brain (and I’ll share some of those with you) – one of which is a tasty “super berry.”
You’ll want to grab it during your next grocery run and start BEATING BACK against dementia ASAP.
A new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, found that older folks (age 50-80) who regularly ate cranberries had significant improvements in their memory. (As an added bonus, they also saw a drop in their “bad” LDL cholesterol.)
Participants ate the equivalent of one cup of cranberries every day – either in the form of whole cranberries, drinking the juice, or taking a supplement.
Certain foods, like cranberries, are rich in plant nutrients. The ones in cranberries are called phenolic compounds – which are vitamin-like molecules that we get when we eat certain plants.
Increasing phenolic compounds leads to a drop in oxidation, a decrease in inflammation, and a greater flow of oxygen and glucose to parts of the brain that support memory function.
But cranberries are not alone in containing phenolic compounds – all berries have them.
So, if you want to keep your brains about you, make sure you’re eating or supplementing with some brightly-colored berries every day.
In addition, here are some other suggestions for better brain health:
Dr. Scott’s Brain Health Formula:
- Exercise: Exercise increases blood flow to your brain. Even a little exercise can go a long way. Try walking a few minutes every day and then see if you can increase that to 30-40 minutes a day.
- Curcumin: Many studies have shown that adding curcumin helps to increase brain protection.
- Fast: Not eating is a hard thing to do, but studies have shown fasting can support good brain health. For many, this is a difficult concept, but I suggest you start by eating breakfast later and dinner earlier to get the benefits without having to go for long periods without food.
- Lose Weight: If you need help losing weight, try avoiding simple sugars and balancing your blood sugar with berberine and chromium.
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.
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