Dakim Blog

March 17, 2011

An Ounce of Prevention Can Make a Bigger Difference Than You May Think

Written by: Dan Michel

For I don’t know how long, we Americans have looked to our physicians to cure what ails us—with scalpels and medications. But we find ourselves in a tough bind these days. The economy is struggling, our senior population is growing rapidly, and health care costs continue to rise.

Even though we all want the best care, we have to do something to control health care costs, or our health care system will indeed go bankrupt, as so many fear.

So, what can we do?

My brother, who was a very well respected oncological surgeon, once told me there is a lot of truth to the adage: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” I can think of two ounces of prevention, and happily, Dakim BrainFitness can help with both of them.

April 15, 2010

5 Quick & Easy Brain-Healthy Snacks

Written by: Dakim

Snack foods. They’re typically high in salt, fats, and high-fructose corn syrup. The salt is hard on the heart, the sweeteners can spike glucose levels, and long term, they can put your cognitive function at risk. But snacking itself isn’t a bad idea – it keeps energy levels on an even keel throughout the day, making sure the brain is well supplied with the fuel it needs. Luckily, substituting brain-healthier snack foods is simple and tasty. Read on for 5 examples of healthy snack alternatives!