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Can You Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Did you know that there is growing evidence that Alzheimer’s disease is simply another manifestation of cardiovascular disease?   We know that eating a cheeseburger may not be in the best interest of our waistlines and cholesterol levels.  But what about your brain?   Can you prevent Alzheimer’s disease – or hasten it along – with what […]

Good News About Saturated Fat?

Saturated fat has been getting some good press lately. Recent articles in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times reported new studies showing that eating saturated fats (meat, dairy and eggs) actually do not increase your risk of heart disease, and that diets low in saturated fat do not protect you from heart disease. Just this […]

Turmeric – Is It On Your Spice Rack?

Turmeric has been getting a lot of attention lately. A member of the ginger family,  it has been used since ancient times as a medicinal herb – the first documented use of turmeric dates back to 600 BC by the Assyrians. The “active ingredient” in turmeric is curcumin, which is a rhizome (a plant with subterranean stems.)  […]