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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Faster Cognitive Decline among Seniors

Most practitioners believe that low levels of vitamin D could be a factor in many health concerns, especially in cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. While this recent study Monday doesn’t prove that link, it does find that seniors with low vitamin D levels exhibited low thinking skills than those who had adequate vitamin D levels. […]

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Health Benefits of Blackberries

Blackberry season is not far off and, for me, the memories of my grandmother’s blackberry jam always comes to mind. She loved to pick berries and was one of the best berry jam makers that I have ever known. The health benefits of blackberries are numerous. While at their peak season, blackberries are a very […]

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Reducing Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AHLZ-high-merz) is a brain disorder characterized by progressive brain cell failure. It is the most common form of dementia, which is a family of diseases that leads to the inability to function normally in daily living activities. As Alzheimer’s disease advances, it affects memory, as well as learning, reasoning and communication skills. In […]

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