Dementia is preventable through lifestyle. Start now. | Max Lugavere | TEDxVeniceBeach

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Tanya Cushman Hi everybody. I want to begin with a quick little exercise if you will indulge me. I want you all to close your eyes – don’t worry, this is not going to be a meditation – just close your eyes for a few seconds. And I want you to […]

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What Does Alzheimer’s Do to the Human Brain?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in the world. Nearly 50 million people worldwide have it, and every 66 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with it. It’s been called the epidemic of our century, but even after decades of research, finding a way to prevent this disease has been […]

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Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

[ ♪INTRO ] When it comes to physical health, mountains of evidence will tell you that a healthy diet is important. And it is. But a growing body of research is showing that diet is important for mental health, too. And before you click away, no, I’m not about to show you 10 superfoods to […]

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How the food you eat affects your brain – Mia Nacamulli

How the food you eat affects your brain – Mia Nacamulli

Your Brain on Food If you sucked all of the moisture out of your brain and broke it down to its constituent nutritional content, what would it look like? Most of the weight of your dehydrated brain would come from fats, also known as lipids. In the remaining brain matter, you would find proteins and […]

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Is Ketosis Dangerous? (Science of Fasting & Low Carb Keto)

Is Ketosis Dangerous? (Science of Fasting & Low Carb Keto)

Recently, low carb diets, intermittent fasting and even prolonged fasting have become very popular and they all have something in common. They move you towards entering the state of ketosis. Ketosis is a state where your body is running primarily on fat, fat from your diet or your body. Ketogenesis is when Fats are broken […]

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How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?

How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?

Tired? We all know the feeling; irritable, groggy and exceptionally lazy. Chances are you didn’t sleep enough last night, or the past few nights. But what exactly is “enough sleep?” And more importantly, can you ever “catch up” on it? While the very function of sleep is still debated by scientists, we do know that […]

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I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying | Dr. Christopher Kerr | TEDxBuffalo

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Denise RQ I read a recent survey, and the title was, “Survey on American Fears,” and what Americans fear most is public speaking and dying. In other words, my TEDx talk. (Laughter) If that weren’t tough enough, tonight’s topic is illumination, and the question is really: can dying be illuminating? What […]

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Managing Stress – Brainsmart – BBC

Managing Stress – Brainsmart – BBC

Watch this. One little piece of paper can have a remarkable effect. Stress is stressful. But if you understand a bit about what it is, you’ll be better able to deal with it. First though, take a few deep breaths. In fact, do that anytime you feel stressed. It helps. Stress is a survival mechanism […]

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People Share Their Self-Care Routines

(light acoustic guitar) – I need self-care because I can get overwhelmed pretty easily. – I developed a self-care routine because I have depression. – Earlier this year my grandfather passed away somewhat quickly and tragically. – I’ve struggled with anxiety my whole life. – I deal with clinical depression. – When I read about […]

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Foods That Look Like Body Parts Give Clues To Their Health Benefits

Foods That Look Like Body Parts Give Clues To Their Health Benefits

Vegetables and fruits are great for our overall health. Ever noticed that certain foods look like certain parts of the body? This can be a clue to some of the nutrition and health benefits fruits and vegetables provide. Next time you’re in the grocery store, use these clues to help you remember some of the […]

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