One in Five Older Adults Are Deficient in This Vitamin and Have Higher Risk of Dementia

Twenty percent of older adults are deficient in folate (vitamin B9). Researchers examined over twenty-seven thousand medical records of men and women between 60 and 75. The Study https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/low-folate-dementia-death-aging/2022/03/22/id/1062407/. None of them were previously diagnosed with dementia. For four years, … Continue reading

12 Vitamins Useful for Good Health

Americans are deficient in vitamins and minerals. Our foods do not supply the levels of nutrients they did one hundred years ago. Many of us do not cook and opt for a restaurant or fast food. There are over 30 … Continue reading

A Homocysteine Level Test Might Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

Amino acids are required for all proteins in your body. Homocysteine is an amino acid that you produce in your body. Under normal conditions, it is completely converted into two other amino acids. This conversion is accomplished primarily by folic acid, … Continue reading

Keys to Ideal Heart Health Part 1 of 2

It’s important to look at things critically, especially if they focus on your health.  Don’t blindly accept what is published, even my blogs.  You are responsible for your own health. Below are some keys to heart health I found recently. … Continue reading

What Works Combating Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

Phosphatidylserine (PS) is an essential fatty acid.  Our bodies produce these essential fatty acids from the foods we eat.  As we age, our bodily processes slow down – they lose efficiency.  PS levels begin to decline as we reach middle age.  … Continue reading

A Connection Between Diet and Depression

There are many causes of depression. Diet is one of them. Dr. Daniel Perlmutter wrote, Grain Brain. He discusses the role of wheat, sugar, and carbohydrates in depression and other mental health issues. Dr. William Davis wrote, Wheat Belly. He … Continue reading

Three B’s of Health

I order several extra blood tests when I get my annual physical. One of them is a homocysteine level test. In the past, it had been considered by some scientists to be the gold standard of heart health. Today, the … Continue reading

Some Risks of Heart Disease are Easier to Control

Homocysteine is an amino acid. It is formed during the metabolism of methionine and cysteine. Methionine is an essential amino acid that our bodies do not produce. We have to get this amino acid from the foods we eat (Brazil … Continue reading