"Alzheimer's Prevention Diet: 11 Tasty Foods that Reduce Dementia Risk" from VeryWell.com

Want to learn more about which foods are best for Alzheimer's prevention? Read the article below from VeryWell.com

1. Berries

Want to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease as well as other types of dementia? Here are 11 foods that researchers have studied and found to be correlated with a lower risk of dementia.

Eating strawberries, blueberries, and acai fruit appears to counteract some of the declines in cognition that were noticed in research related to poor diet.

2.Coffee/Caffeine

"The Healthy Perks of Peanut Butter" from VeryWell.com

Read the article below from VeryWell.com to learn about the health benefits of peanut butter!

You have to love it when a good-for-you food tastes good, too. That’s exactly the case with peanut butter (or any nut butter, for that matter).

Peanut butter is loaded with so many healthy-promoting nutrients, including vitamin E, magnesium, iron, selenium and vitamin B6. Research shows that people who regularly eat nuts and nut butter, including peanut butter, are less likely to develop heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Are You A Potato Or An Egg?

We all have a “story” in life, and both the good and the bad happen to all of us. We encounter difficulties and circumstances we don’t expect.  We all face periods of hardship that at times can feel unbearable.  But in reality, it’s how we react, and the perspective we choose to take on the situation, that will ultimately determine the impact it has on us.

Take a Sick Day!

How many of us have come to work sick when we knew we should be at home getting rest? We’ve all done it, but we shouldn’t.  According to a 2016 study published by Cornell University researchers in Health Services Research concluded that up to 3 million U.S. employees work while sick each week.  Taking a sick day is not a crime!

"The Benefits of Cultivating Gratitude for Stress Relief" from VeryWell.com

Want to learn more about how gratitude is good for your health? Read this article from VeryWell.com:

Have you ever noticed that some people seem to be able to maintain a relatively positive attitude regardless of what’s happening around them? Like everyone, they can appreciate the good times, but they also seem to be able to focus on the positive in the face of some pretty negative events. They see the good in difficult people, they see the opportunity in a challenging situation, and they appreciate what they have, even in the face of loss.

Getting the Most out of Salads and Salad Dressings

Don’t ruin a healthy salad by adding unhealthy or excessive calories. Many “store bought” dressings contain significant amounts of salt and some include saturated fats (think blue cheese or creamy type dressings). Additionally, like labels for other foods, the manufacturers of salad dressing can make some claims that don’t quite stand up to scrutiny. Reading the label is important. Always check for added sugars – it is surprising how many dressings contain added sugars! Having said that, it is difficult to ascertain how much sugar has been added to a dressing that contains fruit.

Food of the Month - Portobello Mushroom

Why Eat Portobello mushrooms:
Portobello mushrooms are a good source of 15 different vitamins, minerals and antioxidant phytonutrients including copper, selenium and B vitamins. The phytonutrients found in mushrooms provide a powerful immune boost by charging up our white blood cells. Mushrooms also contain high amounts of antioxidants which can help reduce inflammation, improve cardiovascular health and may be protective against cancer!

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