Join me for Move for Minds event June 4 at Equinox in Boston or 7 other cities

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in More | 0 comments

Join me in Boston….or one of 7 other cities…or virtually.   Help Maria Shriverraise funds for research to learn why women are at greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease. ONE DAY. EIGHT CITIES. MILLIONS IMPACTED. JUNE 4, 2017 Boston  |  Dallas  |  Los Angeles  |  Miami  |  New York Orange County  |  San Francisco  |  Washington DC Move for Minds™ focuses on the mind/body connection while raising funds to wipe out Alzheimer’s, a disease that disproportionately affects...

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MPN Holiday Recipes Featured on MariaShriver.com

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Brain Health Blog | 0 comments

5 Recipes from our just published “Brain Healthy Foods for the Holidays” were featured as Thanksgiving recipes on MariaShriver.com on November 23, 2016 and may be republished in mid December.   The colorful “Scallops and Warm Fruit Salsa,” which can be used as either an entree or as an appetizer, was also featured on Maria’s “Sunday Paper” published on December 4, 2016. To order our new book, visit The Store.  If you order by December 18 we will ship to you or the...

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Maria Shriver initiates Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement website

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Brain Health Blog | 0 comments

   To celebrate Thanksgiving this year Maria Shriver initiated a wonderful new website dedicated to advancing the cause of the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement. In addition, go to mariashriver.com and sign up to receive Maria’s thoughtful, mind expanding weekly “Sunday Paper.”   One of our holiday recipes was featured on Dec.4, 2016. Most of people with Alzheimer’s disease as well as their caregivers are women.   In early November, 2016 Maria spoke at a first of its kind...

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MariaShriver.com features our Memory Preservation Nutrition program for Labor Day 2016

Posted by on Aug 28, 2016 in Brain Health Blog, More | 0 comments

First in Series of 3 on MariaShriver.com      Quoted from Maria Shriver’s website By Nancy Emerson Lombardo and CC Donelan / Move for Minds: Tips for a Healthy Brain & Body / August 25, 2016 6 Ways to Start a Memory-Saving Nutrition Program     Yes, eating the right foods can help protect your brain as well as your heart! As you’ve already been reading on this site and hearing on Maria Shriver’s social media pages, groundbreaking studies are proving that nutrition, exercise, and...

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Join us May 21 for “Move for Minds,” Maria Shriver’s launch with Equinox Sports Clubs to Raise $ for Women AD research

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Brain Health Blog | 0 comments

Two of us at the Brain Health and Wellness Center are participating/supporting this important effort.   CC Donelan, Director of Education will be present at the Boston event to share brain healthy nutrition information with attendees and the press.  Dr. Nancy Emerson Lombardo is lending her complete support to the concept and opportunity to show how important brain healthy lifestyles are to preserving our minds! Read the complete story and see all the celebs present at the Boston site or others around the...

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HOT OFF THE PRESSES! BRAIN HEALTHY FOODS: Menus and Recipes

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in Brain Health Blog, More | 0 comments

Exciting News!  BRAIN HEALTHY FOODS: Menus and Recipes Volume 1 is hot off the press and ready for distribution. SHOP NOW BRAIN HEALTHY FOODS: Menus and Recipes is a beginning guide to DELICIOUS! brain foods, starting with a complete week’s menus and recipes. BRAIN HEALTHY FOODS: Menus and Recipes has the essentials of a cookbook plus much more. A menu overview for meals and snacks for 7 days The delicious recipes range from breakfast foods through scrumptious dinners A bonus feature of our brain healthy...

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Alzheimer’s NIH Research Dollars Increased by 60% Signed into LAW 12-18-2015

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in Brain Health Blog, More | 0 comments

Those of us in the Alzheimer’s world are celebrating.  At long last we will have nearly a billion dollars in annual research funding to help slow and prevent this disease. This was accomplished by the superb leadership of the Alzheimer’s Association and a coalition of several organizations and thousands of individuals who let our Congress people know we need this to prevent bankruptcy of our health care system  in addition to of course supporting the struggles of so many people dealing with...

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New Scientific Proof that Nutrition and Exercise Slow Alzheimer’s Pathology

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in Brain Health Blog, More | 0 comments

The AAIC2015 research conference sponsored by the national Alzheimer’s Association in late July this year offered some dramatic new proof that brain healthy nutrition and other lifestyles not only reduce risk of AD and cognitive decline but can slow progression in early AD and MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment). TO DATE NO DRUG CAN DO THIS.    Exciting Research Results from AAIC    2015: Nutrition and Exercise Part 1: NUTRITION  SLOWS PROGRESSION The most exciting study was an Australian 3 year cohort...

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Exercise Slows Progression of Tau in People with Early Alzheimer’s! No Drug Can Do This.

Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in Brain Health Blog, More | 0 comments

AEROBIC EXERCISE SLOWS PROGRESSION 1) Exciting results of Randomized Clinical Trial (RCT) exercise study shows participating in 6 months of aerobic exercise reduced CSF (Cerebral Spinal Fluid) levels of abnormal Tau in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Abnormal Tau is one of two abnormal proteins that define Alzheimer’s pathology. Previous studies by the same group showed exercise improved the other abnormal protein, amyloid beta.  Many cases of MCI of the amnestic type progress to full...

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Today’s diners prefer healthier, sustainable foods

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, More, News | 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Diners Prefer Meals That Are Healthier and Better for the Environment Sustainability takes on greater cultural weight, new report finds; diners’ preferences for healthy and sustainable food linked to opportunities for restaurants and food service operators BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON — Consumer-driven demand for higher-quality food and beverage experiences is now diffusing from supermarket aisles into a broader range of restaurant formats and food service settings.Food culture and...

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