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Fruits and veggies often top nutritionists’ list for a healthy diet.

 

A latest study by UK scientists discovered that more portions each day are not only good for our physical health, but our mental wellbeing as well.

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B vitamins have been known to be linked to brain health. U.S. researchers found lately that vitamin B1 deficiency can cause a potentially fatal brain disorder called Wernicke encephalopathy.

 

Symptoms can include confusion, hallucinations, coma, loss of muscle coordination and vision problems such as double vision and involuntary eye movements. Untreated, the Continue reading »

 

By Dr. Kelly Brogan

 

B12 supports myelin, which allows nerve impulses to conduct. When this vitamin is deficient, has been suspected to drive symptoms such as dementia, multiple sclerosis, impaired gait, and sensation. B12 is also well known for its role in red blood cell production.

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Good news for people concerned about weight gain – you can train your brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods!

 

Scientists in Boston found that it is possible to reverse the addictive Continue reading »

 

Sugary drinks could not only make people fat, but also hurt their memories.

 

Research presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior found that daily consumption of beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup or sucrose can impair the ability to learn and remember Continue reading »

 

By Dr. Kelly Brogan

 

Vitamin B12 deficiency is closely linked to brain health. When a patient has overt serologic evidence of deficiency (in blood) and/or they respond to treatment, we must ask how they became deficient in the first place. Here are some considerations:

 

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