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Protect Your Memory with Dr. Neal Barnard
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Protect Your Memory with Dr. Neal BarnardCOMBO, 4 DVDS + BOOK + BOOKLET

  • BOOK, POWER FOODS FOR THE BRAIN
  • DVD, PROTECT YOUR MEMORY WITH DR. NEAL BARNARD
  • DVD, JOEL HARPER'S FIRMING AFTER 50: BRAIN FITNESS
  • DVD, HEART HEALTH
  • DVD, WEIGHT CONTROL
  • BOOKLET, HOME CHECKLIST
$200
  • DVD, JOEL HARPER'S FIRMING AFTER 50: BRAIN FITNESS
    We all know how important a role nutrition and exercise play in maintaining a healthy body. But did you know that physical exercise can also protect your memory? Celebrity trainer and creator of the popular fitness workout Firming After 50, teams up with Neal Barnard M.D., host of the PBS special, Protect Your Memory, to provide six, 10-minute workouts designed to boost your heart rate, strengthen your body, and stretch your muscles.

    Easy-to-follow, the exercises are performed with beginner, intermediate and advanced moves and require no equipment! Each workout is uniquely created to elevate your pulse, which gets your heart pumping - carrying blood, oxygen, and vital nutrients to the brain. This not only shapes and tones your body but aids in protecting your memory as you age! Running Time: 60 Minutes
  • DVD, HEART HEALTH
    Every day, thousands of people have heart attacks. Those who survive often have another heart attack later on. But this need not happen. Heart disease can often be prevented and even reversed with simple dietary and lifestyle changes. Plus, many of the habits that put us at risk for heart disease can also threaten our brains and memory. This empowering program offers new hope and scientifically supported guidance to set you up for success in health. In the kitchen, Chef Toni Fiore demonstrates how to prepare quick and satisfying recipes for optimum heart health: citrus basil salad, red bean casserole, greens with almonds, fresh lemon sorbet and more!
  • DVD, WEIGHT CONTROL
    Many people try to lose weight with a punishing, low-calorie diet. Others try fad diets, such as low carb diets. However, these diets can be both dangerous and ineffective. Luckily, a much better and easier weight control method, the plant-based diet, offers many added benefits. In the kitchen, Chef Toni Fiore demonstrates how to prepare quick and satisfying recipes that eliminate the need for fad diets, calorie counting and portion restriction: black bean chili, pan-seared Portobello mushrooms, roasted sweet potato wedges and more!
  • BOOKLET, HOME CHECKLIST
    Protecting your health and that of your loved ones is easier than ever with this simple home checklist. Our focus is on brain health and, in the pages of the Home Checklist, you’ll be able to check your water, kitchen and medicine cabinet for potential problems. You’ll be able to shop for the most healthful foods. You’ll be able to check your weight and see how to start a healthful exercise routine. You’ll even know just the questions to ask your doctor and will understand common medical tests.
  • DVD, PROTECT YOUR MEMORY WITH DR. NEAL BARNARD
    Nothing is more important than your health, family and loved ones. Your connections with other people, entire relationships, and everything your loved ones have ever meant to you could be entirely wiped out, if you run the risk of memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, based on family history and lifestyle. Alzheimer’s disease attacks half of us by age 85. Five million Americans already have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is growing rapidly. Have you ever said to yourself, “I know that name…” or “that face is familiar, but I just can’t place it…” or “It’s right on the tip of my tongue…”

    Did you ever wish your memory was stronger and that your thinking was clearer? Some doctors say that memory problems are simply genetic. There are in fact genes connected to dementia – the principle gene in Alzheimer’s disease is called APOE epsilon 4. If you received APOE 4 from one parent, your risk for Alzheimer’s is three times higher than someone who doesn’t have it. If you acquired APOE 4 from both parents, your risk is 10-15 times higher. For some doctors, that’s the end of the story … just wait and see … there is nothing you can do.

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  • BOOK, POWER FOODS FOR THE BRAIN
    Nothing is more important than your health, family and loved ones. Your connections with other people, entire relationships, and everything your loved ones have ever meant to you could be entirely wiped out, if you run the risk of memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, based on family history and lifestyle. Alzheimer’s disease attacks half of us by age 85. Five million Americans already have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is growing rapidly. Have you ever said to yourself, “I know that name…” or “that face is familiar, but I just can’t place it…” or “It’s right on the tip of my tongue…”

    Did you ever wish your memory was stronger and that your thinking was clearer? Some doctors say that memory problems are simply genetic. There are in fact genes connected to dementia – the principle gene in Alzheimer’s disease is called APOE epsilon 4. If you received APOE 4 from one parent, your risk for Alzheimer’s is three times higher than someone who doesn’t have it. If you acquired APOE 4 from both parents, your risk is 10-15 times higher. For some doctors, that’s the end of the story … just wait and see … there is nothing you can do.
Please allow for 6 – 8 weeks for delivery of any PBS Pledge thank you gifts. Shipping is $3.00. 

Protect Your Memory with Dr. Neal BarnardCOMBO, DVD + BOOK

  • DVD, PROTECT YOUR MEMORY WITH DR. NEAL BARNARD
  • BOOK, POWER FOODS FOR THE BRAIN
$120

DVD, PROTECT YOUR MEMORY WITH DR. NEAL BARNARD
Nothing is more important than your health, family and loved ones. Your connections with other people, entire relationships, and everything your loved ones have ever meant to you could be entirely wiped out, if you run the risk of memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, based on family history and lifestyle. Alzheimer’s disease attacks half of us by age 85. Five million Americans already have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is growing rapidly. Have you ever said to yourself, “I know that name…” or “that face is familiar, but I just can’t place it…” or “It’s right on the tip of my tongue…”

Did you ever wish your memory was stronger and that your thinking was clearer? Some doctors say that memory problems are simply genetic. There are in fact genes connected to dementia – the principle gene in Alzheimer’s disease is called APOE epsilon 4. If you received APOE 4 from one parent, your risk for Alzheimer’s is three times higher than someone who doesn’t have it. If you acquired APOE 4 from both parents, your risk is 10-15 times higher. For some doctors, that’s the end of the story … just wait and see … there is nothing you can do.

In Protect Your Memory, Dr. Neal Barnard proves with ground-breaking research that there are, in fact, lots of things you can do to protect your brain and memory! In his new 60-minute PBS program, Dr. Barnard dives into three simple steps which you can take to derail the degenerative processes that could otherwise derail you and your memory:

  1. Skip “bad fat”
  2. Knock out free radicals
  3. Exercise your brain

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BOOK, POWER FOODS FOR THE BRAIN
Nothing is more important than your health, family and loved ones. Your connections with other people, entire relationships, and everything your loved ones have ever meant to you could be entirely wiped out, if you run the risk of memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, based on family history and lifestyle. Alzheimer’s disease attacks half of us by age 85. Five million Americans already have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is growing rapidly. Have you ever said to yourself, “I know that name…” or “that face is familiar, but I just can’t place it…” or “It’s right on the tip of my tongue…”

Did you ever wish your memory was stronger and that your thinking was clearer? Some doctors say that memory problems are simply genetic. There are in fact genes connected to dementia – the principle gene in Alzheimer’s disease is called APOE epsilon 4. If you received APOE 4 from one parent, your risk for Alzheimer’s is three times higher than someone who doesn’t have it. If you acquired APOE 4 from both parents, your risk is 10-15 times higher. For some doctors, that’s the end of the story … just wait and see … there is nothing you can do.

Please allow for 6 – 8 weeks for delivery of any PBS Pledge thank you gifts. Shipping is $3.00. 

Protect Your Memory with Dr. Neal BarnardBOOK, POWER FOODS FOR THE BRAIN

$90

Could that glass of milk affect your memory? Is that aluminum can increasing your risk for Alzheimer’s disease? Can a banana be a brain booster? Everyone knows good nutrition supports your overall health, but not too many know that certain foods – power foods – can protect your brain and optimize its function, even dramatically reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease.

New York Times bestselling author, clinical researcher and health advocate Dr. Neal Barnard has gathered the most up-to-date research and studies and created a program that can boost brain health, reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and other less serious malfunctions such as low energy, poor sleep patterns, irritability and lack of focus. The groundbreaking 3-step plan in this book includes information that can really make a difference in your brain’s health, such as:

  • The best foods to increase cognitive function and boost folate, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12
  • The dangers dairy products and meats may have on memory
  • The role alcohol plays in Alzheimer’s risk
  • The latest research on toxic metals
  • Plus recipes and timesaving kitchen tips
Please allow for 6 – 8 weeks for delivery of any PBS Pledge thank you gifts. Shipping is $3.00. 

Protect Your Memory with Dr. Neal BarnardDVD, PROTECT YOUR MEMORY WITH DR. NEAL BARNARD

$60

Nothing is more important than your health, family and loved ones. Your connections with other people, entire relationships, and everything your loved ones have ever meant to you could be entirely wiped out, if you run the risk of memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, based on family history and lifestyle. Alzheimer’s disease attacks half of us by age 85. Five million Americans already have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is growing rapidly. Have you ever said to yourself, “I know that name…” or “that face is familiar, but I just can’t place it…” or “It’s right on the tip of my tongue…”

Did you ever wish your memory was stronger and that your thinking was clearer? Some doctors say that memory problems are simply genetic. There are in fact genes connected to dementia – the principle gene in Alzheimer’s disease is called APOE epsilon 4. If you received APOE 4 from one parent, your risk for Alzheimer’s is three times higher than someone who doesn’t have it. If you acquired APOE 4 from both parents, your risk is 10-15 times higher. For some doctors, that’s the end of the story … just wait and see … there is nothing you can do.

In Protect Your Memory, Dr. Neal Barnard proves with ground-breaking research that there are, in fact, lots of things you can do to protect your brain and memory! In his new 60-minute PBS program, Dr. Barnard dives into three simple steps which you can take to derail the degenerative processes that could otherwise derail you and your memory:

  1. Skip “bad fat”
  2. Knock out free radicals
  3. Exercise your brain

Dr. Barnard also warns against potential threats to the brain, including medications, drug interactions, sleep deprivation and physical conditions that can put your memory at risk. While research has led to clear answers about how to prevent lung cancer and reduce heart attacks, most people have absolutely no idea that it is possible to protect their memory, brain and connections with loved ones. In this program, Dr. Barnard provides viewers with the researched-backed information, giving them the power to protect their memory, beyond simply “waiting and seeing.”

  • Bonus Feature: The 10 Deadly Food Myths

Dr. Barnard helps debunk common health myths to help you live a healthier life.

  • Myth 1: You can wait to change your diet.

Many people imagine they can eat with abandon when they are young, and can start to improve their diets later on, if they start showing signs of health problems. Well, often the first sign of heart disease is a heart attack! And food habits can lead to cancer and stroke, which can arrive with no warning signs. So the time to improve your eating habits is right now, and the foods to emphasize are vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and beans.

  • Myth 2: Exercise can take the place of a healthful diet.

Exercise burns far fewer calories than you might imagine. To prove it, go to a gym and hop on the treadmill. Run flat out for a mile, and then press the button that tells how many calories you’ve burned. It’s only about 100 -- less than half the calories in a typical soda bottle! Exercise is healthful, but it is no substitute for a healthy diet if you aim to lose weight.

  • ·Myth 3: Carbs are fattening. Low-carb diets are healthful.

Carbohydrate has only 4 calories per gram. Fats have 9. People in Japan, China, and other Asian countries eat enormous amounts of rice, noodles, and other carbohydrate-rich foods, and they are the thinnest people on the planet. Only when Western tastes brought meat and dairy products into these cultures in a big way did weight problems start to become a problem.

  • Myth 4: Milk prevents bone breaks.

You might think so, because milk has calcium. But studies show that children who drink milk have no better bone strength than children who drink little or no milk. At Harvard, the Nurses’ Health Study followed women over an 18-year period and found that milk drinkers had no protection for their bones at all. You do need calcium, and you can get it from greens and beans. You also need sunlight, which brings you vitamin D to help you absorb calcium. And don’t forget exercise, which strengthens bones.

  • Myth 5: You need red meat for iron.

Iron is found in many foods, especially green leafy vegetables and beans. It is in a special form called non-heme iron, which is more absorbable when you are low in iron and less absorbable if you have plenty of iron in your body already. Meat contains what is called heme iron, which tends to be more absorbable regardless of your body’s needs. With a meaty diet, you are likely to end up with too much iron!

  • Myth 6: You need animal products for protein.

There is actually plenty of protein in beans, grains, and even vegetables. Broccoli doesn’t like to brag, but about 30 percent of its calories come from protein. If you include vegetables, whole grains, and beans in your daily routine, you’ll get all the protein you need, without any special combinations. Does it matter how food is prepared -- say, boiled, steamed, fried, etc. ? Vitamin content is usually higher for foods that are lightly cooked -- steamed, for example -- compared with foods that have been overcooked. But as far as protein goes, the style of cooking has very little effect.

  • Myth 7: Chicken is healthier than beef.

Not by much. The leanest beef is about 29% fat, as a percentage of calories. The leanest chicken is around 23%. For comparison, beans, grains, vegetables, and fruits are mostly under 10% fat, and they are essentially cholesterol-free. Chicken is also particularly high in disease-causing bacteria. You’ve heard about salmonella and other types of bacteria. That’s why the package label implores you to cook it thoroughly is so important, but you’re better off leaving it off your shopping list altogether. Many people imagine that chicken is a health food. Americans now eat more than a million chickens per hour, and we are in the worst shape we’ve ever been in.

  • Myth 8: Salmon is slimming. Fish have “good fat.”

Fish do contain some “good fat” -- omega-3 fatty acids. But that’s only about 15-30% of the fat in fish. The remaining 70-85% is not omega-3. Remember, every gram of fat has 9 calories. Well, Atlantic salmon is about 40% fat. Chinook salmon is around 50%. So they are very heavy in calories that can pad your waistline.

  • Myth 9: A glass of wine every day is good for you.

Well, actually wine is a double-edged sword. People who have about one drink per day do seem to have fewer heart attacks and slightly less risk of Alzheimer’s disease, compared to teetotalers. But even one drink -- if it’s every day -- increases a woman’s risk of breast cancer. So if you drink, keep it modest and intermittent.

  • Myth 10: Everything in moderation.

The idea of “everything in moderation” only applies to healthy things. Obviously, we don’t recommend cigarettes or heroin in moderation, and we don’t recommend unhealthful foods in moderation, either. Here is where it makes sense: A child might like to play the violin but, after 6 or 8 hours, it might be a good idea to do go for a walk or do some homework. It’s the same with healthy foods. We might like broccoli, but you don’t want to have all broccoli all the time. People who have moderate amounts of meat or other cholesterol-containing foods are, as a group, considerably less healthy than people who avoid them completely.

  • Extra Bonus Myth -- Myth 11: Organic doesn’t matter.

Some research studies have questioned whether organic produce is any better than “conventional” produce. And you’ll hear people say it doesn’t make any difference. Well, there are really two questions: First, is organic produce higher in vitamins and minerals? Here the answer is probably not. An apple is an apple, regardless of whether it was treated with pesticides or produced organically. But the second question is whether organic produce has fewer traces of pesticides or other toxins? The answer is definitely yes. Organic produce is much cleaner. And that’s a big plus. Because pesticide traces are suspects in cancer and in birth defects. It makes sense to avoid them as much as possible.

  • Bonus Feature: 10 Meals in 10 Minutes. So many people have a hard time eating healthy because they don’t have time to cook. In this bonus segment, Dr. Barnard and guest chefs show you how to make 10 quick, healthy meals… in just 10 minutes!

About Dr. Barnard. Neal Barnard, M.D., is a clinical researcher, professor, author, and health advocate. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, a Life Member of the American Medical Association, and a member of the American Diabetes Association.

He is the author of dozens of publications in scientific and medical journals as well as numerous nutrition books for lay readers including his New York Times bestseller, 21-Day Weightloss Kickstart and Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes, both books serving as the basis for his previous national PBS specials, and is frequently called on by national news programs to discuss issues related to nutrition, research issues, and other controversial areas in modern medicine.

He is a frequent lecturer at scientific and lay conferences and has made presentations for the American Public Health Association, the World Bank, the National Library of Medicine, the Franklin Institute, the American Medical Writers Association, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and many state dietetic associations.

Dr. Barnard grew up in Fargo, N.D. He received his M.D. degree at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed his residency at the same institution. He practiced at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York before returning to Washington to found the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) in 1985. PCRM has since grown into a nationwide group of physicians and lay supporters that promotes preventive medicine and addresses controversies in modern medicine. As president of PCRM, Dr. Barnard has been instrumental in efforts to reform federal dietary guidelines.

Running Time: 80 Minutes

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