Some types of body fat decrease amount of gray matter in brain...

Sep 9, 2021 by

University of South Australia researchers have found that some types of obesity (unfavorable or neutral) lead to a reduction in the brain’s gray matter, which is linked to a greater risk of dementia and stroke....

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Reduced cholesterol breakdown may accelerate dementia in men

Jul 27, 2021 by

Researchers at the National Institute on Aging found a link between low serum levels of oxysterols and he progression of dementia in men, but not women. The study was published in the journal PLOS Medicine....

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Mediterranean diet may reduce dementia risk

Jun 17, 2021 by

A new study has found that the Mediterranean diet may help reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline by helping to prevent the buildup of two proteins and brain-volume shrinkage associated with Alzheimer’s....

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The best foods for a child’s brain development

Jun 8, 2021 by

Nutrition researchers have compiled a list of foods that are full of nutrients important for brain health. Adding these foods to your child’s diet may support healthy brain development and function....

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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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