Brain Health

Noticing "senior moments" lately? Tips for memory and brain health.

  1. Eat Smart for a Healthier Brain

    Eat Smart for a Healthier Brain
    Studies show that eating berries can strengthen the immune system, improve mental function, boost stamina and fight inflammation. Berries derive their age-defying power from naturally occurring antioxidants called phytochemicals. Blueberries, strawberries, bilberries and acai berries are particular.
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  2. Does Alcohol and Cigarettes Cause Early Alzheimer’s

    Does Alcohol and Cigarettes Cause Early Alzheimer’s
    With all that is happening in the world these days, it seems that people are dealing with more daily stress than ever before. Unfortunately, some individuals turn to unhealthy methods to reduce stress like smoking and drinking. While research has already determined a number of health concerns
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  3. Can Exercise Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

    Can Exercise Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?
    Exercise is known to have many health benefits, including: Maintaining a healthy weight Lowering blood pressure Reducing the risk of heart disease Lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes Reducing stress levels Improving circulation and lymph flow Eliminating toxi
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  4. Understanding The Iron-Dementia Connection

    Understanding The Iron-Dementia Connection
    Attempting to decipher the causes of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and dementia, is no easy task. Neurodegenerative diseases are complex and their root causes, to date, have been difficult to pinpoint. That is, of course, the bad news. Yet, there is also good news
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  5. 5 Nutrients That are Vital to Your Brain Health

    5 Nutrients That are Vital to Your Brain Health
    With memory related diseases on the increase in the aging generation of Americans, studies on the brain are of increasing relevance. Although there is no known cure for dementia and Alzheimer's,understanding what nutrients support brain health may be the way to enjoy the best possible chance
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  6. Turmeric: The Spicy Superstar That Tempts Your Taste Buds And Guards Your Health

    Turmeric: The Spicy Superstar That Tempts Your Taste Buds And Guards Your Health
    Turmeric, which is often referred to as the “kitchen queen” in India, packs a powerful punch that benefits both your recipes and your health. In fact, modern researchers have deemed it “the super spice” because of its vast potential to boost your immune system and protect you from inflammatory
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  7. Brain Health: Benefits of Purple Fruits and Vegetables

    Brain Health: Benefits of Purple Fruits and Vegetables
    Did you know that the health of your brain can benefit from the daily consumption of colorful fruits and vegetables? Recent studies have featured the brain health benefits of purple and blue fruits and vegetables. The rich colors in ripe blueberries, black currants, eggplant and plums
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  8. Acetyl-L-Carnitine and Cognitive Function

    Acetyl-L-Carnitine and Cognitive Function
    Amino acids are the body’s building blocks for protein, and L-carnitine is one that is made naturally in the liver and kidneys and is important for production of energy. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which is essential for healthy mental function, and when this is combined with L-carnit
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  9. Coffee May Protect from Alzheimer’s Disease

    Coffee May Protect from Alzheimer’s Disease
    If you’re a coffee drinker, you are probably rather tired of people telling you that caffeine is bad for you. Now you may have some good news to fire back at critics, for recent studies at the University of South Florida show that drinking coffee every day protects against Alzheimer’s disease.
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  10. B12 Benefits for the Brain

    B12 Benefits for the Brain
    Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that plays a vital role in the proper functioning of the human brain as well as the nervous system. Why is B12 so critical and important? First, it is important to understand that B12 plays a role in the metabolism of every cell of your body. It also plays
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