Belly fat may decrease mental flexibility with age

Jan 14, 2020 by

A study out of Iowa State University found that fluid intelligence tended to decrease with age in people with more abdominal fat. The study, which was done on thousands of middle-aged and older people, found that more body fat...

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Extra virgin olive oil may protect against dementias

Dec 5, 2019 by

A new study on mice, scientists found that a diet rich in extra virgin olive oil appears to prevent the toxic accumulation of the protein tau. Tau is the hallmark of multiple types of dementia. In addition, brain tissue...

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Reminders of coffee may perk up brain

Apr 12, 2019 by

A team of researchers exploring the psychological effects of coffee found that for people who grew up in a Western culture thought in more precise terms and felt that time went by faster after being shown coffee-related cues. The...

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Eating mushrooms may decrease cognitive decline risk

Mar 16, 2019 by

A new study on seniors has found that those who consume more than the standard portions of mushrooms recommended in a week may be able to decrease their chances of developing mild cognitive impairment by 50%....

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Foods That Boost Brain Function

Mar 10, 2019 by

An article reviewing the scientific evidence behind 12 foods that may help improve brain function include not only the items, but also why they may help. The foods’ benefits may assist in boosting memory, concentration and the structure of...

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Less memory loss for men who eat more produce

Dec 28, 2018 by

A new study that tracked a large group of men for more than 20 years found that those who ate lots of fruits and vegetables had far less memory loss....

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Zinc linked to autism

Dec 10, 2018 by

Research published in Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience indicates that a zinc deficiency in early childhood might contribute to autism spectrum disorder....

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