Brain and Body Health

Brain and Body Health

7 Steps to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Mind Sharp
June 13, 2018 Blogs, Brain and Body Health, Mental Health and Healing Tim Jennings, M.D.

Keep your brain healthy and your mind sharp! Americans are living longer than ever before, but with longer life comes concerns about maintaining vitality, and retaining one’s mental fitness. The good news is that we can make choices to slow the decline in vitality and keep our brains healthy and minds sharp.

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The Power of Truth to Change the Brain
May 10, 2018 Blogs, Brain and Body Health, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

An online listener sent in this very interesting quote from a book entitled The Desire of Ages:

Christ affirmed that His word was in itself a key which would unlock the mystery to those who were prepared to receive it. It had a self-commending power, and this was the secret of the spread of His kingdom of truth. He desired Pilate to understand that only by receiving and appropriating truth could his ruined nature be reconstructed.  (P. 727.)

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Marijuana – The Science Behind the Smoke
February 6, 2018 Blogs, Brain and Body Health, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

Twenty-eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized “medical marijuana” and 8 states have legalized recreational cannabis use. Does this mean that marijuana is harmless? That it is safe? That it is not addictive? What does the science actually reveal?

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Soy Beans, Fish Oil and Obesity
December 13, 2012 Blogs, Brain and Body Health Tim Jennings, M.D.

Over the last 100 years dietary patterns in many westernized countries have changed. In the US, there has been a significant shift in the percentages of dietary oils ingested, away from healthy oils to more obesity promoting fats. Historically, the human diet containing no more than 1% of an oil known as linoleic acid (LA), which is an omega 6 fatty acid found in a variety of foods, but is highly concentrated in soy bean oil. Over the past century the US dietary intake of LA has increased from 1% to 8% of daily caloric intake.

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