Prunes vs. Dried Apples – It’s a Tie!

Introduction According to the latest research, the old saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” is fact, not just folklore. Researchers in Finland followed over 5,000 Finish men and women for over 20 years. Those who ate the most apples and other flavonoid rich...

Fish Oil Rich in DHA Improves Attention Deficit Disorder

Introduction Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affect about 10 million children in the United States. A little more than half of these children take amphetamine-type drugs for ADHD each day. ADHD is a major concern. A child with ADHD will likely...

Sleeping Pill Use Dramatically Increases the Risk for Dementia

Introduction Sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs should be avoided. Because these drugs act in a powerful manner on brain chemistry, significant changes in brain function can occur leading to poor mental function, depression, and anxiety. These drugs have a long...

Melatonin Aids in Discontinuation of Prescription Sleeping Pills

Introduction: As a reader of Fast Facts, I assume that you are familiar with some of the key points detailed in my free book to subscribers: Stress, Anxiety, and Insomnia:  What the Drug Companies Won’t Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn’t Know. Chief among them is that...

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