The study of gratitude is a relatively recent phenomenon, according to Emiliana Simon-Thomas, who heads the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley.
You’ve likely heard about the ketogenic diet — a diet that emphasizes eating a low amount of carbs, and a lot of protein and fats. The goal of the diet is to release more ketones — a type of acid that the body can use for fuel — into the bloodstream, to help jumpstart weight loss. But could ketones also help fight against Alzheimer’s disease?
Saturday, February 1, 2020
2:00 PM 5:00 PM
Om Shala Yoga
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521
Healthy Meals, Happy Brain: Healing the Gut to Optimize Cognitive Function is a six week, online course that walks participants through the basics of a comprehensive allergen elimination diet. With the guidance and support of a holistic medical doctor who has roots in both functional medicine and neurorehabilitation, this course is a place for anyone looking to begin a complete journey to cognitive wellness, starting with the gut.
Join award-winning neurologists and researchers, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, for a fun, innovative and inspirational approach to brain health and all matters concerning the remarkable human mind.
Researchers in Singapore have discovered that defects in cellular metabolism become detectable before the appearance of protein plaques characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease.
Midlife obesity may well be a cause of dementia. In contrast, behavioral changes due to preclinical disease could largely or wholly account for associations of low BMI, low caloric intake, and inactivity with dementia detection during the first decade of follow-up.
Scientists have known for decades that aerobic exercise strengthens the brain and contributes to the growth of new neurons, but few studies have examined how yoga affects the brain. A review of the science finds evidence that yoga enhances many of the same brain structures and functions that benefit from aerobic exercise.
If you’re prone to depression, this holiday season you might want to say “bah humbug” to offers of sugar plum pudding, caramel corn and chocolate babka.
We’ve heard from Alzheimer’s caregivers and patients that they want a way to navigate the disease and to plan for the future.