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The daily ritual that stops your brain from shrinking

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk Two years. According to a recent study, that’s how much younger your brain can be at 80 if you play your cards right. This research looked at data from over 1,000 postmenopausal women participating in the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study. The data spanned eight years, and included […]


Proof that preventing disease doesn’t require deprivation

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk New research published in the Journal of Nutrition surveyed 2,000 women on their daily flavonoid intake. Results showed that a diet rich in flavonoids—the same compounds that give fruits and vegetables their bright colors—can lower insulin resistance and improve blood sugar control. But that’s not all. It can also slash […]

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The blockbuster drug robbing you of a lifesaving essential nutrient

By Marc S. Micozzi, M.D., Ph.D. By now, you know vitamin D is critical for good health. It supports healthy bones and joints. It improves brain function and longevity. And it reduces your risk of cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, and even cancer (including skin cancer). The science couldn’t be any clearer. Yet, ironically, we face […]

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Top picks for natural brain protection

By Fred Pescatore, M.D. When it comes to protecting your brain, modern medicine has all but hoisted the white flag. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have options. In fact, there are a number of natural supplements that have shown tremendous potential for supporting cognitive function and keeping you mentally sharp. Let’s start with chocolate. […]


Preserve your memories—skip the soda

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk A very recent study from the University of Southern California showed that adolescent rats who freely consumed large quantities of liquid solutions containing sugar or high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) experienced memory problems and brain inflammation. Not surprisingly they also became pre-diabetic. The concentrations of sugar and HFCS the […]

Fish oil keeps things flowing

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk Good circulation is key to a healthy body. And a new study supports fish oil’s role in keeping circulation healthy. Researchers gave 84 subjects with moderate risk of cardiovascular disease 1,500 mg of fish oil per day. After 8 weeks, the patients taking fish oil had significant improvement […]

The brain-protecting nutrient you may not be getting enough of

by Marc S. Micozzi, M.D., Ph. D. In 2014, scientists who work for a leading vitamin supplier published an article calling for the U.S. to double its Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for vitamin E to 30 mg (20.1 IU) per day. But is that really enough, given the importance of vitamin E? Not to mention […]


The deadly danger in your garden shed—and on your dinner plate

By Fred Pescatore, M.D. Discussions like this are always a double-edged sword. On one hand, there’s nothing I love more than telling you about the work that brave souls are doing to help keep you and me safe from environmental toxins. On the other hand, it’s criminal that we should even need protection from an enemy like […]


The mental mineral that can make your brain younger

From the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk New research shows that magnesium deficiency in adults may play a significant role in the development of dementia. And a recent study found that giving magnesium to lab animals in the late stages of Alzheimer’s disease reduced their cognitive impairment. In fact, it even restored their aging brains […]


King of nuts may help combat Alzheimer’s disease

From the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk A new study found that walnuts might help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in lab animals. For this study, researchers at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Development Disabilities put mice bred to develop AD on a special daily diet that contained either […]