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June 1, 2018

New Words in Nutrition: Polyphenols

Recent research done on fruit flies indicates that polyphenols have an important influence on longevity.

That is nice. What is much nicer is that recent research on JuicePlus+ indicates that it supplies these polyphenols and they are both absorbed and assimilated into your body.

If you haven’t started taking JuicePlus+ yet, why not? If you are ready, contact us at the office and we can help you get started (425-348-5207).

DrD

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May 19, 2018

Better Diet May Prevent Brain Shrinkage in Older Adults

The reasons to eat well just keep stacking up!

May 10, 2018

Getting Better Word Production Skills

As if we need more reasons to exercise…

May 6, 2018

Is Eating Fish Good For You?

http://neurosciencenews.com/fish-mercury-8952/

 

April 23, 2018

Better Mental Health Outcomes: Fresh Fruits & Vegetables!!!

http://neurosciencenews.com/fruit-veg-mental-health-8816/

April 17, 2018

Get Behind – and Push

http://neurosciencenews.com/exercise-learning-8821/

April 10, 2018

Strategy vs Tactics

This is the best explanation I have seen. (No surprise it comes from Seth Godin!)

Why even bother to think about strategy?

There’s confusion between tactics and strategy. It’s easy to get tied up in semantic knots as you work to figure out the distinction. It’s worth it, though, because strategy can save you when tactics fail.

If a tactic fails, you should consider abandoning it.

But that doesn’t mean that there’s something wrong with your strategy. Your strategy is what you keep doing even after you walk away from a tactic.

A real estate broker could decide that her goal is to get more listings.

And her strategy is to achieve that by becoming the most trusted person in town.

There are then 100 tactics she can use to earn that trust. She can coordinate events, sponsor teams, host community meetings in her office, sponsor the local baseball team, be transparent about her earnings, hire countless summer interns at a fair wage, run seminars at the local library, etc. …

It doesn’t matter if one or two or five of the tactics aren’t home runs. They add up.

But if once, just once, she violates someone’s trust and expectations, the entire strategy goes out the window.

Tactics are disposable.

Strategy is for the long haul.

March 20, 2018

Accountability

March 13, 2018

A Lifetime of Exercising Slows Down Aging!!!

http://neurosciencenews.com/aging-exercise-8612/

March 12, 2018

Is Your Stress Changing My Brain?

This connection is so intuitive that is should go without saying: but this is what science is for.

March 8, 2018

Heavy, and don’t want to be…

These links may be of help…

Medscape article…

And the Study it refers to: http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/10/2/189

 

March 7, 2018

Two evidence-based healthy eating patterns: More Research; not News

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/893184?src=wnl_mdplsnews_180302_mscpedit_wir&uac=254030MJ&impID=1572061&faf=1

‘Participants received individual, in-person counseling from nutritionists on how to adhere to each of the two evidence-based healthy eating patterns. The vegetarian diet excluded meat and fish but included dairy and eggs.’ (emphasis mine)

‘This was the first “intervention study that follows the principles of evidence-based medicine, in a general population at low risk of cardiovascular disease, that compared these two beneficial diets,” Sofi told theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology.’

A healthy diet should be “nutrient dense; rich in vegetables and fruits, whole grains, legumes and nuts; low in refined grains and commercially processed foods with added sugars, saturated fats, and sodium; sustainable; culturally relevant; and enjoyable.”

‘Both diets had similar low calories and consisted of 50% to 55% carbohydrates, 25% to 30% fat, and 15% to 20% protein.

The participants ate a similar number of servings of cereals, fruits and vegetables, potatoes, sweets, and olive oil on both diets, but on the vegetarian diet they ate more legumes, nuts, eggs, and dairy products, as well as flaxseed and avocado (to compensate for the lack of essential fatty acids from fish).

Both diets were similarly effective for weight loss. After 3 months, the participants lost a mean of 1.88 kg and 1.77 kg while on the vegetarian and Mediterranean diets, respectively.’

Although these diets should be investigated in larger studies in other populations, this research suggests that “a low-calorie healthy vegetarian or Mediterranean diet pattern may offer a possible solution to the ongoing challenges to prevent and manage obesity and cardiovascular diseases,” Anderson said.

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