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Another Reason to Eat More Fish

A diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids, nutrients commonly found in fish, may cause your brain to age faster and lose some of its memory and thinking abilities, according to a study published in the February 28, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Omega-3 fatty acids include […]

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Eating Berries May Activate the Brain’s Natural Housekeeper for Healthy Aging

At a recent gathering of the American Chemical Society, scientists reported the first evidence that eating blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries may help the aging brain stay healthy in a crucial but previously unrecognized way. Their study concluded that berries, and possibly walnuts, activate the brain’s natural “housekeeper” mechanism, which cleans up and recycles toxic […]

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Feeding Your Brain

You may not know this but the brain is a hungry organ. Its cells require two times the amount of energy than that of other cells in the body. To work well and efficiently throughout the day, its energy level must be kept high enough to prevent mental stress and exhaustion. Although most clinical studies […]

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