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How to Raise or Lower Your Dementia Risk Through Diet

According to statistics released in 2022, Alzheimer’s disease — the most common form of dementia for which there is no effective conventional treatment or cure — affects an estimated 6 million Americans,1 up from 5.4 million in 2016. Progression of Alzheimer’s disease varies, but often begins with short-term memory lapses that later progress to speech… Read More »

Gum Disease Increases Risk of Mental Health Problems by 37%

A collaborative study1,2 64,379 people’s medical records discovered that patients with periodontal disease have a 37% higher risk of developing mental health illness. The research team from the University of Birmingham also found that 60,995 had gingivitis and 3,384 had periodontitis.3 The data from these individuals were compared against 251,161 healthy individuals without any record… Read More »

Fermented Foods May Lower Your Risk of Death

This article was previously published August 6, 2020, and has been updated with new information. I’ve written many articles detailing lifestyle and dietary strategies that may decrease your COVID-19 risk by boosting your immune function and general health. Now we can add fermented foods to the list, which shouldn’t come as such a great surprise,… Read More »