PREDIMED: Does Eating Nuts Prevent Strokes?

“PREDIMED: Does Eating Nuts Prevent Strokes?” The Lyon Diet Heart Trial showed that a Mediterranean-type diet could significantly reduce the risk of having a second heart attack, but since many first heart attacks are fatal, better to prevent heart attacks in the first place. But no randomized trial had ever been conducted to test the […]

Should We Take DHA Supplements to Boost Brain Function?

“Should We Take DHA Supplements to Boost Brain Function?” The concept of vitamins was first described by none other than Dr. Funk in his landmark paper in 1912, the concept that there were complex compounds that our body couldn’t make from scratch and so had to get from our diet. By the mid-20th century all […]

Is Fish “Brain Food” for Older Adults?

“Is Fish “Brain Food” for Older Adults?” In the landmark Global Burden of Disease study, they compiled the top 20 causes of death and disability. Number one on the list was high blood pressure, two and three are smoke. The number four leading cause of loss of life and health was not eating enough fruit. […]