Weekly Health Quiz: Sucralose, Potatoes and Dementia

1 Increasing NADPH — one of the major suppliers of electrons to your antioxidants — can be done by inhibiting the enzyme that uses it, NADPH oxidase. Which supplement can slow down NOX inhibition?

  • Kelp
  • Vitamins B6 and B12
  • Glycine and collagen

    Preventing many chronic diseases requires finding a means of inhibiting or modulating NOX. Such strategies include avoiding fructose, practicing nutritional ketosis and supplementing with spirulina, niacin, glycine and collagen. Learn more.

  • High-carb diets

2 The U.S. government has partnered with the Gates Foundation to:

  • Improve economic equality in the U.S.
  • Evaluate racial disparities in health worldwide
  • Educate the public about artificial intelligence
  • Develop and promote vaccine use

    The National Institutes of Health and other U.S. federal health agencies give millions of dollars in taxpayer dollars to academic institutions and vaccine manufacturers to improve vaccine technology, find new lucrative vaccine markets and boost vaccine marketability. The U.S. government also partners with the Gates Foundation to develop and promote vaccine use. Learn more.

3 Sucralose (Splenda) has been shown to:

  • Reduce gut bacteria by 50 percent, thereby promoting ill health

    A 2008 study found sucralose reduces gut bacteria by 50 percent, preferentially targeting bacteria known to have important human health benefits. This was again confirmed in 2018, when all currently approved artificial sweeteners were found to cause DNA damage in, and interfere with, the normal and healthy activity of gut bacteria. Learn more.

  • Increase weight loss to a greater degree than other artificial sweeteners
  • Improve gut health in those with Crohn’s disease
  • Increase weight loss and improve blood sugar control to a greater degree than placebo

4 Aside from marine-based omega-3 fats, the following nutrients are very important for cognitive function and the prevention of dementia:

  • Polyphenols
  • B vitamins

    B vitamin deficiencies are known to produce symptoms of psychiatric disorders, from depression to schizophrenia, and play an important role in cognitive decline and the development dementia. Learn more.

  • Vitamin C
  • Zinc and iron

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5 Sweet potatoes’ orange color is created by this plant pigment, which also has powerful antioxidant and immune-boosting activities:

  • Anthocyanins
  • Chlorophyll
  • Beta-carotene

    Yellow and orange sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene that helps prevent free radical and oxidation damage associated with aging and chronic disease. It also supports healthy vision, immune function and lowers your risk of heart disease and cancer. Learn more.

  • Zeaxanthin

6 A potential underlying cause of heart attacks and other health problems, including cancer and chronic fatigue, that is nearly always overlooked or ignored by conventional medical doctors is:

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Dental caries
  • Chronic cough
  • Root canaled teeth

    Root canal treated teeth may harbor harmful microbes, the toxic metabolic waste products of which can have systemic health impacts and contribute to a variety of chronic diseases, including chronic fatigue, chronic pain, heart disease, heart attacks and cancer. Learn more.

7 There’s an intimate relationship between this nutrient and your endocannabinoid system; it makes your cannabinoid receptors more active, and is used as a backbone structure to produce cannabinoids in your body:

  • Omega-3 fats

    There’s an intimate relationship between your endocannabinoid system and your omega-3 status. Omega-3 fats make your cannabinoid receptors more active, and are used as backbone structures to produce cannabinoids in your body. Learn more.

  • Saturated fat
  • Carbohydrates
  • Protein