February 11, 2012

mental diseasesCurrently, an increasing number of various mental disorders, brain diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and others, makes scientists intensify their efforts on identifying the mechanisms and finding the treatments that will possibly prevent and reverse that development of these serious health conditions. According to the latest findings of Australian experts, such factors as the actions of minerals like zinc, copper, iron, and other metals, can play a role in the development of the mentioned degenerative diseases, as well as open the way to possible treatment development. Read the rest of this entry »

December 17, 2011

CoocaCocoa is an excellent and very healthy food with numerous health benefits suitable for both children and adults. As a recent study suggests, a regular cocoa consumption is linked to improved brain function and better memory. On the background of increasing cases of Alzheimer’s disease and other mental disorders linked to aging and not only to it, these findings about positive effects of adding cocoa to our daily diet definitely have a great meaning. At that, scientists underline that the earlier we start using such ‘cocoa treatment’ to strengthen our brain function, the less chances we have to suffer from mental disorders and related health conditions. Read the rest of this entry »