Entries by Jerry Hizon, MD

Hollywood Alzheimer’s

5 Stars with Alzheimer’s Though millions are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s every year, these stars announced their affliction with the disease. This goes to show Alzheimer’s can effect anyone at any time in their later years. Ronald Reagan: This former president announced his diagnosis six years after finishing his presidency. He passed away in 2004 at […]

We Try Keto!

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese While we do recommend a diet to patients, we cannot recommend what we don’t try for ourselves. We previously made a ketogenic recipe and would like to give you some tips! Who could possible give up the creamy, cheesy nature of mac and cheese? We certainly couldn’t! We found this recipe […]

From Melody to Memory

How Music Can be the Key There always is a connection often found within generations. A soft piece that flows through each soul that makes everyone connect one way or another to each other. Music connects everyone willing to listen to it’s harmonious beat. Luckily for Alzheimer’s patients, music has been proven to stimulate the […]

The Ginko Biloba; Weirdly Memorable

The Garden Brand of Memories This plant, commonly known as the maidenhair plant, resides in the tropical landscaped of China. Though it does sound exotic, the Ginko Supplement can be found in the aisle of a local grocery store. Many patients with Alzheimer’s often find that taking this plant can be helpful in slowing the […]

The Pros and Cons of the Ketogenic Diet

If you are thinking about trying a ketogenic diet for weight loss or health, it is worth considering the pros and cons. Ketosis is a natural body process that converts stored fats into energy. A ketogenic diet helps your natural fat burning function work its magic longer than normal. In this way, it is a […]

Cardio exercise and the keto diet

Most people begin a ketogenic diet for weight loss and to improve their health. Along with changing the diet habits, another important step can be to add some cardio to your keto diet plan. But how valuable is cardio to weight loss? Does it have as much effect when combined with a ketogenic diet? What […]

The World of Alzheimer’s

This is your guide to the world of Alzheimer’s updates and news! Our goal is to help patients in any way possible, and one way to help them, is to provide information that they might want to consider. We hope you find this section useful and helpful. Thank you, The I.E. Alzheimer’s Team

The benefits of bone broth in the keto diet

The primary focus of the ketogenic diet is to train your body to burn fat for energy rather than glucose, which is obtained through carbohydrates. A standard ketogenic diet ratio is: 75% fat, 20% protein, 5% carbs. Of course, since every person has a unique body and lifestyle, it may help to use a ketogenic […]

Ketogenic Diet Tips: What to eat and when to eat

Whenever someone starts a new diet, it seems like the focus is always on how many calories you eat, or whether you should eat a specific type of food. This makes logical sense, as it is estimated that as much as 75% of weight loss is attributed to the diet. However in the past few […]