Nutrition Health Review

Health magazine (tabloid).

Articles from No. 117, Fall

10 Blogs for Parents of Children with Autism
One of the great things about the internet is that it makes it easier for people to find information about illnesses and disorders. Medical News Today made a list of the 10 best blogs to follow for information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD),...
6 Supplements to Fight Alzheimer's Disease
1. Ginkgo Biloba Studies show that taking 240mg of ginkgo biloba daily for six months can stabilize or slow decline in cognition associated with Alzheimer's. (1) While this is good news for people with Alzheimer's, recent reviews of the research...
Combating Alzheimer's Disease with Diet and Exercise
EXERCISE In the healthy elderly, studies show that aerobic exercise has a significant impact on promoting function of the hippocampus and stimulating neuroplasticity, an important feature in maintaining healthy aging. (1) Neuroplasticity is the...
Editorial Message
"Sadness is more or less like a head cold--with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer." --Barbara Kingsolver "I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous--everyone hasn't met me yet." --Rodney Dangerfield...
Maximizing Your Brain's Performance
Brain-boosting supplements, puzzle games, or good ol' exercise and a nice book--Which of these can help us to optimize how well we focus, solve problems, and remember information? Here, we examine the evidence and discuss the best ways to boost your...
NHR SPOTLIGHT: Al Emma-The Spirit of a Marathoner
At first glance, Al Emma seems like a regular guy, until you look around his Pennsylvania apartment and notice the display racks crowded with marathon medals. Al earned these medals by running 151 marathons, starting at age 40 and, at 77 years old,...
Nutrition Facts and Supplement Science for Managing Autism
Specific diets for children with autism have been found in many studies to improve their symptoms. In one study, 387 parents/primary caretakers completed a 90-item questionnaire about the children's gastrointestinal (Gl) symptoms, food allergies, food...
Recognizing the Difference between Alzheimer's and Normal Age-Related Changes
Many people find that their memory just isn't what it used to be as they age, but it's perfectly natural. However, while age-related memory loss is a common occurrence, it's important to understand the early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. First,...
Social Media and Depression: Is There a Connection?
Are the luxuries of modern life negatively impacting our mental health? Science suggests so. The American Psychological Association released their annual "Stress in America" report back in February 2017, and the association dedicates an entire section...
Understanding Neurological Disorders: Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinson's disease is a motor system disorder caused by a loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. This loss results in trembling of the hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face--known as tremors--postural instability, impaired balance and coordination, and...
WHEN IT'S MORE THAN JUST THE BLUES: Living with Clinical Depression
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a complex mental illness with a wide variety of causes and manifestations. It's different from regular sadness that a person might feel if they lose a job, for example, and it's even different from the feeling of...
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