22 October 2013

Dr Oz on Alzheimer's

Finally, we can see some changes on television. Here is a very recent episode (aired on 10th October 2013 in the U.S.) of Dr Oz featuring David Perlmutter, MD, the author of Grain Brain.

VIDEO: Do Carbs Cause Alzheimer's?
Don't forget to watch part 2 after the "unavoidable" commercial.

For more information, here is an interview with Dr Perlmutter:
Your “Healthy” Diet Could Be Quietly Killing Your Brain

So, eat your butter! Bon Appetit!

11 October 2013

The Case of Vitamin C

According to popular belief, we need to consume a certain amount of fruits and vegetables high in vitamin C (or take vitamin C supplements), to be healthy and to prevent chronic diseases. After a bit of research, I think that our need for vitamin C does not depend on the amount of fruits and vegetables we consume, but on the sugar and carbohydrates content of our diet.

03 October 2013

Alzheimer's Prevention

Very excited to read articles like this on the web: You Can Prevent Alzheimer's.

(I already mentioned the harmful effects of sugar on the brain and how it really works: Brain - Cancer and Alzheimer's.)
"[...] in diabetics having the highest level of various diabetes associated factors, things like vascular issues or leg ulcers, the risk of becoming demented was increased an astounding 37 fold."