The results of a new scientific study have revealed that eating ultra-processed foods for more than 20% of your daily calorie intake every day could lead to cognitive decline–including the ability to process information and make decisions. In the U.S., on average, 58% of daily calories come from ultra-processed foods.
Category: Memory Problems
Ultra-Processed Foods Linked with Dementia
The results of a new study have revealed that people who eat the highest amounts of ultra-processed foods have an increased risk of dementia.
BPA can Harm Brain Development of Unborn Babies: Study
Scientists have recently demonstrated that the direct transmission of bisphenol A (BPA) from a mother to her developing child via the placenta could negatively impact fetal brain development.
Highly Processed Foods may Harm Memory
New scientific research results indicate that eating a diet of highly processed foods may be harmful to memory–especially as we age.
Toxic Pesticide (Finally) Banned from U.S. Food Supply
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally banned the use of the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops. The new rule will take effect in six months.
Brain Shrinkage, Memory Problems, Depression Linked to Air Pollution Chemicals
Two separate scientific studies have revealed some sobering news about the link between air pollution chemicals and serious brain harm. In the first study, higher exposures to air pollution chemicals were associated with increased depressive symptoms and subsequent memory decline. In the second study, people who had higher levels of air pollution exposure had more brain shrinkage–the kind of shrinkage commonly seen in people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Potent Neurotoxin Added to Popular Spice
New study reveals that popular spice turmeric is being adulterated with lead, a potent neurotoxin.
Pesticide Chlorpyrifos, a Neurotoxin, to be Banned in CA
In a bold decision the state of California has moved to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos because of scientific research linking it to harm to babies’ brains. Scientific studies have shown that the pesticide is a neurotoxin that harmed brain development in fetuses and affected reading ability, IQ and led to hyperactivity in children.
Pesticide Exposure and Lower IQ, Memory Problems in Kids a Serious Problem Warn Experts
Public health experts and scientists are sounding the alarm to policymakers about the serious public health problem of pregnant women’s … More
Are You Sitting on Toxic Furniture?
We have done a number of pieces on our blog and radio show on the topic of toxic furniture and … More