Vitamin D and Brain Health

Vitamin D is important for brain health. Insufficient levels of Vitamin D increase dementia risk. And as we head into the winter months, it becomes increasingly difficult to get sufficient Vitamin D for optimum brain health. Low levels of Vitamin D have been shown to...

Physical Exercise and Thinking: It Makes a Difference To Your Brain

Thomas Carlyle famously said, “No pressure, no diamonds.” Diamonds don’t form without pressure, and in a way, putting pressure on your brain through ‘thinking’ can also keep it sparkly and strong. Okay – maybe it is a silly analogy but the idea is sound –...

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...

Revera Alta Vista Hosts a Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop

Revera Alta Vista is hosting a Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop on Monday, September 11th at 7pm. Alta Vista is located at 751 Peter Morand Cres, Ottawa. Contact Catherine Armstrong at (613) 739-0909 to register for the Workshop . The Workshop   When someone you love...

Brain Health and the Power of a Positive Attitude

A positive attitude has a powerful effect on both the brain and the body. Research shows that positive thinking can Improve your immune system Help you cope better with stress Make you more resilient Help you live longer   In fact, the impact of a positive attitude...