How coffee protects the brain

Dec 6, 2018 by

A team of researchers have discovered that certain compounds released when coffee beans are being roasted help protect the brain against age-related cognitive decline....

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“Skinny fat” linked to cognitive decline

Jul 30, 2018 by

A recent study published in Clinical Interventions in Aging found that obesity alone, sarcopenia (loss of muscle mass) alone, or the two together can heighten the risk of cognitive function impairments later in life....

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How dark chocolate could boost brain health

Jun 2, 2018 by

Two new studies found that eating dark chocolate (70 percent cacao) enhances neuroplasticity in the brain and helps fight infection and disease....

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Can beets help Alzheimer’s?

May 2, 2018 by

A pigment found in beets called “betanin” may help the keep the brain from accumulating clusters of amino acids called “amyloid beta” that lead to Alzheimer’s....

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High cholesterol in late life may mean better brain health

Mar 26, 2018 by

Although subjects in a new study who were ages 75 to 84 and had high cholesterol than they did in midlife had a 50% higher risk of marked cognitive decline, the opposite was true for those ages 85 to...

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MIND diet may slow cognitive decline after stroke

Mar 14, 2018 by

Scientists have found that the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet, which may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, may also help slow cognitive decline after a stroke....

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