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Acetylcholine Supplement: Use it to Improve Your Memory

Acetylcholine Supplement: Use it to Improve Your Memory

If Alzheimer’s disease or dementia —or what might seem like natural memory loss—has affected you or someone you know, consider the benefits of increasing acetylcholine or using an acetylcholine supplement.

Acetylcholine is an often-overlooked but critically necessary nutrient. Since the brain’s ability to create acetylcholine lessens as we age, the answer

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

An astonishing 40 percent of U.S. adults will develop diabetes in their lifetime.[1] Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that results primarily from abdominal obesity, which leads to resistance to the hormone insulin. Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes is associated with a shockingly wide range of life-threatening complications,

Metabolic Rate: Why (and How) You Should Increase It

Metabolic Rate: Why (and How) You Should Increase It

Metabolic rate, or basal metabolic rate, is the energy—the number of calories—needed to perform basic body functions while the body is at rest.  Chances are, your basal metabolic rate is a lot lower than you might guess.

A calculator at www.calculator.net/bmr-calculator.html gives you a basal metabolic rate, using the Mifflin-St. Joer equation.

Gut Bacteria Linked to Cardiovascular, Kidney Diseases

For years, cholesterol was thought to be the primary cause of cardiovascular disease. However, new research has found direct links between gut bacteria and heart failure and chronic kidney disease.
The process involves two nutrients, choline (a component of lecithin, which is found in meat and eggs) and L-carnitine (found primarily

Your Gut May Determine Your Risk of Heart Disease

We’ve heard that the saturated fat and cholesterol found in red meat, egg yolks and full-fat dairy products can lead to clogged arteries. But there appears to be an additional danger in how bacteria in our digestive system process these foods.
A team of Cleveland Clinic researchers found that a

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