Diets High in Animal Products Linked to Alzheimer’s

A recent study found that the heavy consumption of meat and other animal products, typically found in Western diets, raises the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of dementia. The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, explains that meat consumption has the strongest link to AD, with the dairy and egg consumption also raising the risk …

Don’t Skip a Beat: It’s American Heart Month!

With Valentine’s Day falling smack dab in the middle of the month, it seems fitting that February is “American Heart Month.” Did you know that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is currently – and has been since about the 1930s — the leading cause of death for men and women in the US? Alarmingly, …