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Are Young Adults Able to Predict Their Chances of Developing Alzheimer’s?

Would you want to know?

A recent study  by the American Academy or Neurology (AAN) published on Science Daily, revealed that young adults may be able to anticipate their chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

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How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Health: A Scientific Explanation

The word mindfulness might conjure images of meditation, yoga, and other mainstream new age trends. At a first glance, that wasn’t for me or my lifestyle. But the more I learned about mindfulness and how simple it was, my health improved dramatically!

So what is mindfulness, anyway?

Mindfulness is defined as: a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.  Continue reading How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Health: A Scientific Explanation

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The Vitamin Guru: 5 Ways to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays a bigger role in our health than we give it credit for. This vitamin is essential in our digestion process, it serves as a powerful antioxidant, and it is directly related to our cardiovascular health. If you are tired of forcing yourself to drink a glass of orange juice after brushing your teeth, you might be interested in these alternative foods that will also meet your vitamin C quota: Continue reading The Vitamin Guru: 5 Ways to Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin C

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Exercising your Brain: 4 Free Apps to Train your Memory

Your brain is like any other muscle in your body- you have to actively use it in order for it to stay strong. There are lots of fun ways to stretch your mental muscles that won’t feel like work and that may help prevent Alzheimer’s.

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