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Best Vitamins for Memory, Mood, and Stress

Deane Alban – If a bad memory is troubling you, it’s possible your brain simply isn’t getting the basic nutrients it needs to function the way it should.

20 Medications That Cause Memory Loss

Deane Alban, Guest Waking Times Prescription drugs cause over 100,000 deaths per year and cause another 1.5 million people to experience side effects so severe they must be hospitalized. Adverse drug reactions are now the fourth leading cause of death in the US. (1) Every medication carries some risks and memory loss is a very common side effect. The

Advantame – A “New & Improved” Artificial Sweetener

Deane Alban, Guest Waking Times Artificial sweeteners have always been bad news for your brain. They are highly suspected of causing many serious brain health problems including memory loss, brain tumors, and Alzheimer’s. Ironically, they aren’t making us any thinner, either! The US Food & Drug Administration recently announced their approval of a new artificial

Protect Your Brain from the Perils of Polypharmacy

Deane Alban, Guest Waking Times Prescription drugs cause over 100,000 deaths per year and cause another 1.5 million people to experience side effects so severe they must be hospitalized. You may be shocked to learn that according to the FDA, adverse drug reactions are now the fourth leading cause of death in the US. (1) This is in

The Alarming Truth About Supermarket Meat

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times The meat you get at the supermarket bears little resemblance to the meat our ancestors ate. And this has profound health implications that most people don’t realize. The Meat Our Ancestors Ate Throughout most of human history, if you wanted meat for dinner, some of your tribesmen had to go

5 Common Food Additives That Are Toxic to Your Brain

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Eating mostly whole foods as nature intended is the best recipe for a brain-healthy diet. This minimizes consumption of food additives, some of which are bad for your brain. But most of us, even with the best intentions, eat food that comes in a can or a box at least

Surprising “Veggie Hacks” That Boost Nutrition and Save You Money

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Since man first figured out how to domesticate plants, we’ve been trying to make them more palatable. Most edible wild plants are too bitter, sour, astringent, tough, full of seeds, or dry to be enjoyable. Over the past 12,000 years, we’ve bred plants to taste better, be more productive, and

Four Surprising Things that Interfere with Vitamin D Formation

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times During the summer you probably forget all about the colds, sore throats, and viruses that strike you and your family every winter. Why do people get sick more in the winter? It used to be thought it was from getting cold, lack of fresh air, or from being in closed buildings.

Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Prescription drugs cause over 100,000 deaths per year and cause another 1.5 million people to experience side effects so severe they must be hospitalized. Shockingly, adverse drug reactions are now the fourth leading cause of death in the US. (1) This is in part due to the problem of “polypharmacy” — the taking

A Promising Alzheimer’s Treatment for Pennies a Day

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Vitamin B-complex contains 8 different vitamins, and all of them are vital for your health. But three of them — B6, B12, and folic acid (B9) — are especially critical for your brain. Studies have shown that these vitamins may prevent mental decline, dementia, and even be an effective treatment

Is Your Olive Oil Lying About Its Virginity?

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Editor’s Note: We were recently contacted by the maker’s of Pompeian Olive Oil who informed us that their brand “ is not only the first branded olive oils to carry the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) seal, but since 2012, Pompeian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the first extra virgin olive

The Amazing Ways Your Thoughts Create Your Brain

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Of course you know that your thoughts are generated by your brain. But you may not have considered that in many very real ways, your thoughts create your brain, too. Let’s see how this can be so. How Thoughts Change Your Brain Every thought creates a neural connection. If you think a thought

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