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Type 2 Diabetes and the Brain


Did you know that researchers find an utterly clear and repeatedly confirmed connection between eating too much sugar (it’s less than one might think!), keeping too much of it in our blood (happens naturally as we age), and then cluttering up our brain …

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Announcements / Other

For Yourself or Your Loved Ones

It’s holiday season, and please think of good health as the greatest gift you can give yourself and your loved ones. Our annual December tradition starts today: store-wide 10% discount so you can take care of yourself or your loved ones during this bus …

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Toxins

Mold and Your Brain

Where is the mold? We all think of mold as a bit of bathtub grime or perhaps a bloom on something that should be tossed from the refrigerator and not eaten. Perhaps it was a science project in elementary school: “how many colors of mold are there?” Of …

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Fitness Sleep & Lifestyle

Out With the Old… Brain Housecleaning!

Of course when you buy a couch, you have to find a way to get the old one out of the living room before you bring in the new one. Your brain is very similar: there is a clear mechanism for sorting memories into two categories, keep as permanent or disc …

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Brain Fog

Southern Oregon Lecture Series on Brain Health

You are all invited to join us at the Asante Regional Smullin Center in Medford, Oregon the last Tuesday of every month and in at the Havurah Shir Hadash in Ashland, Oregon the last Thursday of every other month. We generally have a presentation lastin …

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Environmental Health

Mold and Your Brain

Where is the mold? We all think of mold as a bit of bathtub grime or perhaps a bloom on something that should be tossed from the refrigerator and not eaten. Perhaps it was a science project in elementary school: “how many colors of mold are there?” Of …

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Women’s Health

Pre-eclampsia and dementia

A study just released showed that women with a history of pre-eclampsia (hypertension, edema, and protein in the urine during pregnancy) have a marked (350%!!!) increased risk of dementia. The risk is primarily for vascular dementia, which is not stric …

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Insulin Resistance

Mold and Your Brain

Where is the mold? We all think of mold as a bit of bathtub grime or perhaps a bloom on something that should be tossed from the refrigerator and not eaten. Perhaps it was a science project in elementary school: “how many colors of mold are there?” Of …

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Brain Food & Eating Plans

Type 2 Diabetes and the Brain

Did you know that researchers find an utterly clear and repeatedly confirmed connection between eating too much sugar (it’s less than one might think!), keeping too much of it in our blood (happens naturally as we age), and then cluttering up our brain …

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