brain health

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6 Tips to Protect Against Cognitive Decline

6 Tips to Protect Against Cognitive Decline

nutritionist 04/10/2019 0
  Dementia is a major health problem in Singapore. The number of patients with dementia is expected to increase to 53,000 by 2020, and by 2050, this figure will balloon to ...
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7 Tips to Slow Down Arterial Stiffening

7 Tips to Slow Down Arterial Stiffening

nutritionist 15/03/2019 0
As we age, our arteries become stiff due to the progressive breakdown of elastin in the arterial wall. This condition known as arterial stiffness is useful for predicting card...
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Why is it important to limit your child’s screen time?

Why is it important to limit your child’s screen time?

nutritionist 08/02/2019 0
Excessive screen time not only causes vision-related problems, it also impairs your brain’s ability to process information, concentrate and make decisions. What’s worse? These...
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Trans-Fats May Cause Memory Loss

Trans-Fats May Cause Memory Loss

nutritionist 26/10/2018 0
Not only do trans-fats increase your risk for heart disease, cancer and diabetes, they have been shown to worsen memory!   What exactly is trans-fat?   Trans-fats are pro...
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Taking a walk in the park helps improve memory

Taking a walk in the park helps improve memory

nutritionist 10/05/2018 0
Researchers at the University of Michigan, United States, recently discovered that taking a breath of fresh air and a stroll in the park helps with memory. Results show that o...
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Children need good fat to stay smart

Children need good fat to stay smart

nutritionist 15/03/2018 0
60% of the brain is made of fat. Brain development affects children's intelligence and emotions. If children lack essential fatty acids, it can easily lead to depression, dysl...
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Which part of a fish contains most heavy metals?

Which part of a fish contains most heavy metals?

nutritionist 18/08/2017 0
Fish is a healthy food for the brain. However, the heavy metal pollution from sea is likely affect one’s central nervous system. The dangers associated with the consumption of...
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Ginkgo- The brain super food

Ginkgo- The brain super food

nutritionist 27/06/2017 0
Research shows that ginkgo can help to combat poor concentration, reverse cognitive decline and reduce fatigue. It is also useful to treat cerebral insufficiency — a condition...
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3 ways to slow down brain degeneration

3 ways to slow down brain degeneration

nutritionist 21/06/2017 0
After 40 years of age, an adult brain volume decreases about 5% per decade. When one reaches 70 to 80 years old, brain cells decline drastically, and the risk of developing Al...
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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Depression

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Depression

nutritionist 06/04/2017 0
Supplementation of Omega-3 fatty acids may offer powerful protection against depression. A large Norwegian study of nearly 22,000 participants revealed that those who regularl...
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