Have you ever seen a science fiction movie where an actor wears a thin skull-cap with wires extending from it and connecting to a recording machine? That machine, called an electroencephalogram or EEG, records brain waves in response to different types of physical, mental, or emotional stimuli. It's not just science fiction! It's Neurofeedback (NF), [...]

By |2017-01-09T15:56:56-07:00January 9th, 2017|Therapies|Comments Off on Neurofeedback

Ginkgo Gets Your Mind In Gear (Ginkgo Biloba)

Touted as the "brain herb," Ginkgo Biloba extract (GBE) has received attention for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, particularly to support cardiovascular and neurological and brain health. Over the past 10-15 years, numerous studies have tested Ginkgo for various actions in treating dementia and Alzheimer's disease, as well as preventing cognitive decline in healthy people. [...]

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Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) – Essential to Brain Health

Decades of study and countless books have gone into exploring Omega-3 and the role it plays in our physical and mental health. Here are Seven Essential Facts about this ESSENTIAL substance. Omega-3 is called "essential" because it's necessary for our health, but we cannot make it on our own. We have to acquire it through [...]

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Tomato Parsley Trout

Prepared with tomatoes, parsley, garlic and white wine, this simple-to-make entree has extraordinarily flavorful results. The tomatoes and parsley add vibrant color and pungent garlic is balanced by the aromatic combination of white wine, lemon and olive oil. Ingredients 1 (4 pound) whole trout, cleaned salt and pepper to taste 3 cups diced fresh tomatoes [...]

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Rainbow Trout: Good for Your Body & Your Brain

Among the top five healthiest fish to eat, rainbow trout makes a tasty entrée and is one of the more affordable seafood options. It's best to buy farmed rainbow trout because wild trout can be contaminated from chemicals like mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). All rainbow trout on the U.S. market is farmed-raised in the [...]

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Brain Fitness

Yes, we are aging. Every day. That's a simple fact of life. But we're also living longer than ever before and we have a remarkable opportunity to enjoy our longevity by making good choices and paying attention to the role of healthy cognitive function (HCF) in our overall ability to live - and age - [...]

By |2017-01-09T15:31:10-07:00January 9th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Brain Fitness