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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 (Part 2)

OVERVIEW: Cooked Vegetables Guard Against Aging When it comes to vegetables, cooked is better. In fact, research has shown that cooked vegetables have five to 100 times the cancer-fighting benefits of raw vegetables. Despite the...
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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 – 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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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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SUPPLEMENT YOUR BRAIN WITH FISH AND SESAME SEEDS, DHA: BRAIN CELL BUILDING BLOCKS (Part 5) Just as cars use gasoline as their source of energy, we humans use food energy from the things we eat...
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Health Information – Chewing: The Start fo High Intelligence (Part 4)

Of the three important elements, the most crucial is “how you eat.” “At mealtime, the most important thing for giving your brain a boost is to chew your food well. As I mentioned earlier, moving...
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Health Information – Natto Boosts Your Brain, Strengthens Your Bones (Part 6)

Natto (fermented soy beans), one of Japan’s best-known health foods, is loaded with compounds that help slow aging of the brain such as vitamins B1, B2 and K2. Vitamin B1, known for its effects...

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