What Is Dementia and What Should You Know About It?

Author: Jeff Martinez

While often incorrectly considered a disease, dementia actually refers to a group of symptoms which negatively affect memory and social abilities, resulting in an interference with daily functioning.  Primarily, problems with memory and impaired judgment or language are the two major areas affected by dementia.  However, numerous other causes and symptoms of dementia exist, which can make diagnosis and treatment difficult or even impossible. [Read more...]

More Reasons to Get a (Vitamin) D in Nutrition

A few months ago we talked about how Vitamin D affects our health in so many ways—and how the many problems a D deficiency can cause or exacerbate. And the list goes on… Researchers from Salvador, Brazil found that “Vitamin D deficiency is associated with risk for a first cardiovascular event in the general population.” [...]

Is Coffee the New Broccoli?

 Not long ago, if you had a job interview with Starbucks, the interviewer would ask whether you like coffee. Most people said yes. But the right answer was, “I love coffee!” According to a new study, coffee lovers not only have a better chance of getting hired as a barista, but they may reduce their risk of developing certain types of cancer.

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