Reduce Dementia Risk By Avoiding Anticholinergic Toxicity

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Anticholinergic drugs are dementia medications to avoid if you want to lower your risk of toxicity. Learn more about what these drugs are and how they can negatively affect your brain health. RELATED: Swedish Study: Dementia Skips Fit Folks! In this article: What Is Dementia? What Causes Dementia? What Are the Symptoms of Dementia? Anticholinergic … Read more

Acetyl-L-Carnitine: The Lesser Known Cousin

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Structurally, the difference between the acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) and L-carnitine (LC) is that ALC is an LC molecule that also contains an attached acetic acid group. This structural difference is small, but it produces a considerable difference in the biochemical properties of the molecule and, consequently, in its effects on metabolism.

Avoid a Thanksgiving Food Coma This Year With These Healthy Eating Strategies

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Thanksgiving is no holiday for deprivation, but there are a few easy ways to make it through the meal without overdoing it. Here are some words of wisdom from our friends at realsimple.com. No one ever said Thanksgiving dinner was healthy. But there are certain tricks to make it a little healthier—and to avoid riding … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Bloating Fast And Naturally

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You know that “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing” feeling? Perhaps you’ve been eating sensibly, but somehow you feel puffy and uncomfortable? This temporary abdominal distension is commonly known as belly bloat and it is different than the extra weight that many wrestle with.

Aging Skin & Free Radical Theory | Do Free Radicals Cause Aging?

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The familiar adage “beauty comes from within” has been bandied about since time in memoriam. However, now there is a growing body of scientific evidence supporting the theory that youthful, beautiful skin is, indeed, a reflection of what is going on inside your body at the cellular level.

From Carbs To Fat To Diabetes

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The food pyramid has recently been rearranged to promote more whole grains, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and fewer simple carbohydrates (so-called bad). The major emphasis is to stay away from those simple carbohydrates with a high glycemic index (foods made from refined flour and sugar, and which the body readily converts to simple sugars). Simple carbohydrates have been shown to produce a sharp elevation in blood-glucose levels, which promotes disease. Why the sudden change away from these carbs?