The 13 factors that shape brain health

Mar 24, 2021 by

The American Heart Association has outlined a list of 13 crucial factors that affect the maintenance of cognitive abilities....

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Prolonged sedentary time linked to distractibility in overweight adults...

Mar 11, 2021 by

After tracking the activity levels of 89 adults who were obese or overweight, scientists found that those who were more sedentary were less able to overcome distractions....

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Regular caffeine intake can change brain’s gray matter

Mar 2, 2021 by

A team of researchers from the University of Basel have found that, although temporary, regular caffeine intake can physically change the gray matter of the brain....

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12 Foods to Boost Brain Function

Dec 28, 2020 by

Our brains use around 20% of our body’s calories but require specific nutrients to stay healthy. These include things like omega-3 fatty acids, which build and repair brain cells, as well as antioxidants, which reduce inflammation and cellular stress....

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Keto Diet May Reduce Alzheimer’s

Sep 18, 2020 by

Scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine found a distinctive gut bacterial “signature” in the people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The found that a modified Mediterranean-style keto diet changed the bacterial communities in the volunteers’ guts and reduced...

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Pickled capers regulate proteins to help brain and heart

Aug 13, 2020 by

A team from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have found that a compound found in pickled capers activates proteins that help the heart and brain. The discovery might lead to future therapies for things like epilepsy...

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Eating fish may protect our brains from air pollution

Aug 11, 2020 by

The American Academy of Neurology reports that older women who eat one to two servings each week of baked or broiled shellfish or fish might be able to counteract the effects of air pollution on the brain thanks to...

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