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Whole Grains Reduce Mineral Absorption If you can find the time, read the whole article at http://www.curetoothdecay.com/Tooth_Decay/whole_grains_cause_tooth_decay.htm It is very informative. The condensed version is below, as shortened by Christy. After the article, I have support materials to help you find the products that he mentions is … ♥ Hi friend! Please login to view

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Six Foods that are Surprisingly High in Toxins by www.SixWise.com Certain things automatically come to mind when you think of toxins in your food … bacteria like e.coli, additives, pesticides, and other contaminants like heavy metals would all certainly apply. But even if your food is completely natural, with no man-made components whatsoever… ♥ Hi

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Goji Berries

Goji Berries I first learned about goji berries from Kristen Morrison’s book, Naturally Better Kids. She believes that they have been beneficial to her son with T21, Gryffin. They are expensive, but are delicious and most importantly, full of quite an impressive list of health benefits. Fortunately, Jett loves them. He enjoys the frozen, organic

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Sleep Issues in Down Syndrome Solutions   Why is sleep a big concern in the Down syndrome population? If your child has sleep issues, it shouldn’t be taken lightly. This article shows how disturbed sleep is linked to Alzheimer’s Disease, which is a huge overlooked problem in the DS population. A recent DS specific study

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Phosphatidylserine

Phosphatidylserine Phosphatidylserine (PS) is a phospholipid (type of fat) that occurs naturally in all cells of the body, with particularly high concentrations in the brain. Serine has been found to be low in those with Down syndrome and since PS has been used in several studies with positive results in treating Alzheimer’s patients, it’s an

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Vinpocetine

Vinpocetine My brother did some research and sent me Life Extension’s Cognitex with Brain Shield that has vinpocetine. Normally, I don’t try blends because it’s hard to figure out what does what, especially if something causes a problem. I often try each ingredient separately and then try the blend, but I muscle tested both Jett

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Panax Ginseng: Benefits to the Brain Overview: Ginseng is capable of neuron and neuronal network regeneration, which may hold significant importance for neurodegenerative diseases where there is a loss of neurons (such as in Down syndrome and in Alzheimer’s disease). In typical adult mice, the ginsenoside Rg1, was shown to increase the number… ♥ Hi

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Save the Brain by Removing Toxic Aluminum http://www.szone.us/f20/save-your-brain-removing-toxic-aluminum-21327/   Aluminum is thought to play a major role in most of the neurodegenerative diseases and has been a suspect in Alzheimer’s for many years as well as in the development of dementia, Parkinson’s, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) and … ♥ Hi friend! Please login to view

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Medications: What to Avoid & Alternatives I know we’d love for our kids to be completely drug, radiation and procedure free, but somethings we have to venture where we’d rather not. Here are some tips to minimize damage when taking various drugs and undergoing different procedures.   Antibiotics to Avoid Our children with Down …

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Why B12 & Folinic Acid for Down syndrome? Studies suggest that an inadequate amount of vitamin B12 may be a risk factor for brain atrophy (shrinking) and possible cognitive impairment. Studies also show that individuals with Down syndrome commonly have low levels of B12 and Folic/Folinic Acid (or folate). In one study, typical seniors who

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