Nancy Scanlan

Ultimate Guide to the MIND Diet, including MIND diet recipes

Have you noticed increasing “tip of the tongue” incidents recently? Those times when you can’t quite recall the word or phrase you are looking for. Not the big fancy words. Just those common everyday ones that you use all the time. Or maybe you have started having problems remembering names. Even if they belong to …

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Why Nutritionists are Recommending Less Fruit in Your Diet

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You have heard that the Average American does not get enough fruits or vegetables in their diet. But that’s not you. You like fruit. It’s healthy. It tastes good. You drink fruit juice, use it as cereal toppings, eat desserts with fruit in them, and eat fruits whole. You feel great. You are eating healthy. …

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Why You Should Include Carbs to be Truly Paleo

Are you trying to follow a truly Paleo diet? Recommendations for the Paleolithic diet, or Paleo, have become increasingly complex. You might find it hard to choose, when any two Paleo “experts” seem to disagree on many points. Or you might find it so restrictive that your diet is getting boring. You are told you …

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How I Changed My 60 Year Old Heart to a 30 Year Old Heart — Without a Heart Transplant

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Have you noticed some little flutterings in your chest? Heartbeats missing from your pulse? Felt a sudden boom in your chest with an extra-hard beat? Does your heart seems a little too slow sometimes? Other times you feel a brief flurry of faster beats for no good reason? You might feel pressure on your chest …

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How to Decrease Dementia Agitation without Increasing Drug Doses

It’s painful. You have a close family member with dementia. You had to help her into an Assisted Care facility. She is having some problems with adjusting to her new home. Chances are that she’s showing signs of agitation. A lot of it. And it doesn’t make sense. At least not to you. The food …

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Hate Veggies? How to Add Them to Your Diet Without Noticing Them

You know you should be eating more vegetables, right? Everybody says so. The government. The diet gurus. The fix-your-health people. The increase-your-lifespan people. But you don’t really like all those veggies that they are talking about. You find yourself counting french fries and ketchup as vegetables. The USDA says they are veggies, after all. But …

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Brown Smoothies: Maximum Ugly for Maximum Health

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As you are drinking your “healthy” smoothie, do you wonder why you’re not feeling that vibrant health that they promised? Or have you started wondering how a smoothie can be healthy when almost half the ingredients are ice and sugar? You follow those recipes, right? You tried them for at least a month. Your smoothies …

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