Your “FAT” Brain

Fat is good for your brain. You need fat in your diet. What's good for your heart is good for your brain. But everyone knows that fat is bad for your heart ... so are these statements contradictory? On the surface maybe - but dig deeper and it becomes clearer. Did you...

Cleaner Air, Clearer Mind

Improving quality of life is important to do for a loved one living with dementia. Recent research has shown that the brains of Alzheimer’s patients contain high levels of a mineral called magnetite. Interestingly, this mineral is also found in dirty air. It is not...

Managing Dementia

Can you live with dementia? Can you manage its effects so that quality of life remains?   In the literature on dementia a new emphasis is beginning to emerge. The emphasis is on living with and managing the effects of dementia.   As the dementia drug trials...

Brain Health Week – Take Part [updated]

The month of March is home to Brain Health Week (March 13 - 17). Fit Minds is hosting a number of workshops in both Ottawa, ON and Tampa, FL. Check out the one nearest you. Ottawa, ON Nicole Scheidl  will be presenting the session: Living with Passion and Purpose: Six...