Improving Lives with Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia Patients

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is a small group program designed to improve the mental abilities, learning, thinking and memory skills of people living with Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular dementia, the two main types of dementia. An evidence-based treatment backed by extensive clinical research, CST has been shown effective for individuals with mild to moderate dementia. [...]

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Boosting Brain Resilience with Ginkgo & Bacopa

One of the oldest living species of tree, Ginkgo Biloba's leaves and seeds have been used in botanical medicine for thousands of years. Touted as the "brain herb," Ginkgo has received extensive research attention for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and the role they likely play in supporting healthy cognitive function and treating dementia and [...]

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Protecting Brain Health with Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs)

The omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are classified as "essential" nutrients for the human because they cannot be made by the body. Hence the term, Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs). Since the body cannot make EFAs, we have to acquire what we need from food and nutritional supplements. While EFAs are [...]

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Raw Tabouli & Hemp Seed Salad

This easy picnic salad supports good health and is a dish everyone will enjoy. Hemp seeds are a great source of plant protein and essential omega fatty acids. The herbs provide antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. For maximum freshness, prep this right before heading out. Makes 2 servings Ingredients Base: 1 huge bunch of either curly [...]

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Hemp Seeds Nourish Brain Health

Although hemp seed comes from the same species of plant as marijuana, it does not contain psychoactive chemicals and it stands on its own regarding health benefits. Hemp is considered "brain-friendly" because it's rich in nutrients, especially omega-6 and omega-3 essential fatty acids - a group of fats the body doesn't make on its own. [...]

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Holistic Approaches to Protecting the Brain from Alzheimer’s Disease

Is Alzheimer's Disease hardwired into the brain's destiny as we age? It's a terrifying thought. Many people believe it's true. Hope lies with the ongoing research to help us understand the root causes and progression of Alzheimer's and the factors that may protect the brain from this devastating illness. Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is the most [...]

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