A cold sore today… dementia tomorrow?

Fact: Most people are infected with the Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) — the most common form of the herpes virus — by age 70. And here’s another, far more frightening fact: For over thirty years now, researchers have been exploring a link between the herpes virus and Alzheimer’s disease. With results indicating that patients […]

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Kids grow into obesity — not out of it

There’s a reason my first book was called Feed Your Kids Well. It’s my firm belief that the way we’ll eat for the rest of our lives is embedded in us as infants, toddlers, and young children. This isn’t to say our palates won’t expand (or contract, for that matter). But I’d bet that, if […]

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A common-sense alternative to addictive anxiety meds

While we’re on the subject of fish oil, I can’t resist sharing the results of yet another recent study demonstrating the power of omega-3s. Not just for your heart (as I discussed yesterday)… but for your head, too. Specifically, new research shows that these fatty acids can slash anxiety symptoms in patients with a wide […]

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