brain health

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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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Be physically fit to prevent brain from shrinking

Be physically fit to prevent brain from shrinking

nutritionist 17/03/2017 0
If you want to keep your brain from shrinking as you age, your best way may be to keep your body physically fit. New research from Boston University School of Medicine found t...
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Brain exercises that boost memory

Brain exercises that boost memory

nutritionist 28/10/2016 0
Our brains need exercise just like any other muscle in the body.  The harder you think about a memory, the more likely you are to remember it accurately.  Thinking will create...
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Exercising your non-dominant hand can help to boost your brain power

Exercising your non-dominant hand can help to boost your brain power

nutritionist 02/08/2016 0
Studies showed that keeping your brain active benefits your cognitive function and the cortical surface area of the brain. Keep yourself mentally fit by using your non-dominan...
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