- New study highlights four activities that can protect you from mild cognitive impairment and you'll never guess what they are
- Looking for ways to keep your mind sharp at any age? You've come to the right place!
A new study published online in JAMA Neurology has highlighted four activities that can lower your risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Here they are...
Researchers from Mayo Clinic set out to identify which mentally stimulating activities can help prevent mild cognitive impairment
For the s... ››› more
- [03 February 2017]
- New study reveals that heart and lung fitness is key to keeping your memory sharp
- You already know that what you eat and drink, the way you live and how you treat your body can affect your memory just as much as your well-being and physical health.
According to a brand new study published in the journal Cortex, a strong cardio-respiratory system may also help keep your mind and body sharp. Read on for the full scoop!
High levels of heart and lung fitness may slow down mem... ››› more
- [25 January 2017]
- Study uncovers that good oral care may keep your brain young and thinking skills intact
- You already brush and floss your teeth regularly to prevent oral health problems like gum disease.
Good news - your good oral care habits may also keep your brain young and thinking skills intact, according to a study in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. Wait, what?
Yup, you read that read. Regular brushing and flossing as well as trips to the dentist may help ageing a... ››› more
- [18 January 2017]
- If you've survived a stroke, you're at increased risk of depression according to Danish research
- It's widely known that people who've had a stroke before are at heightened risk of having a heart attack. But this isn't the only thing you're at risk of, say researchers from Copenhagen University in Denmark in a new study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
A stroke, which occurs when a blood vessel that transports nutrients and oxygen to your brain is either blocked by a clot, burst or... ››› more
- [22 December 2016]
- New study finds that intermittent fasting can de-clutter your brain and protect your brain cells
- The concept of intermittent fasting is nothing new in the health and fitness world. In fact, many cultures and religions have been fasting throughout history! However, only recently have scientists started realised the remarkable health benefits of fasting.
That's right - as it turns out, restricting your calorie intake can prevent you from a plethora of chronic diseases! According to a new stu... ››› more
- [15 December 2016]
- These four adaptogenic herbs heighten your focus and concentration... without all the negative side effects!
- Nowadays, no one thinks twice about using drugs to treat common brain conditions like ADD, ADHD and narcolepsy. In fact, the use of nootropics - medication used to boost your cognitive function or memory - is becoming more and more prevalent!
If you know someone who take nootropics or take them yourself, you know about the debilitating (and dangerous) side effects that they can have. Nausea, vo... ››› more
- [08 December 2016]
- Cholesterol-lowering drugs like statins aren't effective and safe... they're robbing you of your memory!
- Approximately 15 million people in the United States alone are now taking statin drugs to help regulate their cholesterol levels. So it goes without saying that statins are commonly used. But does this mean they're safe? Of course not - especially not for your brain health...
According to a study recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, taking statins to reduce your cholesterol... ››› more
- [06 December 2016]
- Are your high cholesterol levels putting you at heightened risk of Alzheimer's disease?
- If you suffer from high cholesterol levels, you already know how the condition is putting you at increased risk of heart disease.
Now, according to a study recently published in the journal JAMA Neurology, researchers have found that high cholesterol may be putting you at heightened risk of Alzheimer's disease, too...
Of course, this study gained lots of attention in the press. So it's real... ››› more
- [05 December 2016]
- A doctor explains how cutting out wheat can help you restore your brain to its normal energetic, alert state
- Should you stop eating wheat? Dr William Davis, American cardiologist and author of Wheat Belly Total Health, definitely thinks so.
According to Dr Davis, when you eliminate grains from your diet, your brain gets released from the control of their mind-active components. The results are nothing short of liberating, empowering and just plain wonderful...
Soon enough, your brain gets restored ... ››› more
- [11 November 2016]
- Ten golden rules to make sure your diet is maximising your brain health
- Want to tune up your brain to prevent memory loss and dementia? Your diet plan is the perfect place to start!
Read on for ten essential guidelines to follow to ensure that the food you're eating and supplements you're taking are supporting your mental health.
Ten diet tips for optimal brain health
#1: Avoid sugars
Sugars come hidden in many different foods, include cakes, confectionary and... ››› more
- [10 November 2016]
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