I watched a documentary on Alzheimer’s the other night. My curiosity lead me re-read the relevant chapters in two of Dr. Russell Blaylock’s books.
Book 1. Dr. Blaylock’s Prescription for Natural Healing. It is meant for the average person to understand. Here is a link to the book:
I learned: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS are separate diseases, but they share the characteristics of deteriorating brain function, a long development period, and no cure by traditional medicine. When researchers examined what increased the risk of these disorders, they found that all had two things in common:
• They increase brain inflammation .
• They trigger very harmful overstimulation of cells in the brain and nervous system.
Book 2. Health and Nutrition Secrets than can save your life, is a book that a doctor or someone who wants to understand more.Here is a link to the book:
Here is a little of what I learned: Most neurological diseases do not become obvious until about 75 percent of brain cells in the affected area have died; the surviving 25 percent are extremely sick and cannot function normally, which is why treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s dIsease, Parkinson’s disease and Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) is so difficult. By the time such a disease becomes clinically evident, there just isn’t much left for doctors to work with.
Fats and the Brain: While vitamins and minerals are critical for proper brain function of equal importance is a group of fats called omega-3 fatty acids. These polyunsaturated fats are composed of two very Important components, EPA and DHA, which play a particularly important part in brain function and health.
Unfortunately because of food-processing methods and industrial raising of animals as meat sources, most omega-3 fatty acids have been removed from our foods. …. By maintaining a low intake of Omega·6 fats and a higher intake of Omega-3 fats, you can significantly improve the function of your brain and reduce the risk of developing diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Repairing the Damage: … the evidence seems to indicate that it (DNA) plays a significant role in development of the disease.
Melatonin and curcumin enhance production of repair enzyme, whIch then aid in repair of pre-existing DNA damage. When DNA is functioning properly, it can give the cell the information it needs to make repairs as well.
For people at risk there are several supplements were mentioned. I was particularly interested in: Acetyl-L-carnitine, CoQ10, alpha-lipoid acid and DHA which can repair membrane damage and return fluidity to this vital cellular component.
If you would like the full list, please let me know.
We all have one life. Let’s make the best of it.
Hello, my name is Lydia. I believe the best way to predict my future is to create it. To do that, I make it a habit to improve my health.
My goal is to maximize my physical performance and mental clarity, body composition, and most importantly my overall health with a wholesome diet and exercise.
Why am I so concerned, you may ask. My motivation came from watching my mother suffer from numerous illnesses. Her life was regulated by when she had to take her drugs.
I have been retired for a while and I have yet to experience any of her illnesses. I attribute that to eating a wholesome diet and exercise.
I supplement my diet with high-quality vitamins, mineral supplements.
In my posts, I focus on two diets: the Ketogenic (Low-Carb /Atkins) and GAPS (Gut and Psychology / Physiology Syndrome) diets.
My exercise of choice is Dr. Doug McGuff’s Super Slow High-Intensity Exercise Program that I do for 15 minutes, once a week.
If there any subject that you would like me explore please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org OR call 416-428-5285
Please join me as I explore the latest and compelling studies on both subjects.
To some, a ketogenic diet amounts to nothing less than a drug-free cancer treatment. The diet calls for eliminating carbohydrates, replacing them with healthy fats and protein.
The premise is that since cancer cells need glucose to thrive, and carbohydrates turn into glucose in your body, then cutting out carbs literally starves the cancer cells.