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LIVING A BRAIN-BOOSTED LIFE (Part 3) Other than via nutrients, what are some of the ways of giving your brain a boost? taste, smell and texture from inside the mouth are also transmitted to the brain....
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Health Information – Glucose, The Brain’s Sole Energy Source (Part 2)

In addition to vitamins and minerals, proteins, lipids and many other nutrients are essential to the brain. The most important among these, according to Dr.  Oshima are choline and glucose. “Choline, found in egg yolks,...
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Brain-Essential Vitamin and Minerals: Boosting Your Brain with Vitamin E and Zinc (Part 1) All of us would like to be smarter, sharper and think lucidly all the time. We asked Dr. Kiyoshi Oshima of Kyoto...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Final)

Eat More Vegetables by Cooking Them Everyone should try to eat 300 grams of vegetables each day — 100 grams of green and yellow vegetables and 200 grams of non-green/yellow vegetables. “Three hundred grams is...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Part 7)

Vegetables Are Better Cooked Why do human beings need to eat vegetables in the first place? Today, human beings are said to require 300 grams of vegetables each day. “Vegetables contain vitamins such as A and C,...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Part 6)

Sauté with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Boiling is not the only way to cook vegetables; sautéing in oil is another. Sautéing in oil can increase the absorption of lycopene found in carrots and certain other...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (Part 4)

Raw Vegetable Nutrients Are Difficult to Absorb (continued from December TV) Cooked vegetable soups were found to have calcium and minerals not found in plain water in which the same vegetables were soaked. Other compounds found in...
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Health Information – Sayonara to the Raw Vegetable Myth (part 3)

Raw Vegetable Nutrients Are Difficult to Absorb Professor Hiroshi Maeda of Kumamoto University explained how he began his research. “Vegetables are exposed to the sun’s rays and ultraviolet radiation throughout the day, yet their cells are not...

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