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Alzheimer’s linked to loss of Y chromosome in men

By Tim Newman Reference: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/310464.php New research, presented this week at the European Society of Human Genetics conference in Barcelona, Spain, demonstrates that men whose blood cells lack Y chromosomes are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease. The team hopes that, in the future, these findings might help develop an early warning system for Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5 million ...

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Food for Retaining Thought

By C. CLAIBORNE RAY Reference: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/26/science/food-for-retaining-thought.html?ref=health Q. Could a low-fat diet contribute to memory problems? A. “Since the brain and body cells need fat to survive and thrive, depriving them of certain types of brain-healthy fats may be detrimental to your memory,” said Dr. Richard Isaacson, the director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. The key ...

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Chlorella Versus Spirulina: A Showdown of the Green Algae Superfoods

By Heather McClees Reference: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/natural-health/chlorella-versus-spirulina-a-showdown-of-the-green-algae-superfoods/   Ten years ago, if you’d told me I’d be in love with a sea algae, I probably would have laughed and called you insane. In fact, I remember the first time I even saw and smelled spirulina, I almost lost my lunch. But keep in mind, this was before the days of green juices and smoothies ...

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Algae DHA

Is Algae DHA As Healthy as Fish Oil DHA?

Is Algae DHA As Healthy as Fish Oil DHA? By Mark Anthony Reference: http://www.foodprocessing.com/articles/2012/algae-dha-healthy-as-fish-oil/   By now, many of the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been well established, particularly their actions as anti-inflammatory agents and their tendency to reduce the potential for blood clots by decreasing platelet aggregation (otherwise known as the tendency of platelets in the blood to clump). ...

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