Water, Water, Water

  Water plays an important role in good brain functioning.Our bodies require water to hydrate the blood and tissues, lubricate our joints, regulate temperature, and moisten the lungs to allow for breathing. So those stiff joints may actually be a lack of proper...

Green Leafy Vegetables Linked to Slower Cognitive Decline

Do you want to maintain a younger brain? Eat your green leafy vegetables!   Research shows that good nutrition plays a big role in maintaining brain health. From the development of the BEN Scale to the research on good fats, good nutrition is a significant factor for...

An Absolute Winner: The Mediterranean Diet

Nutrition is important in helping us age well. But what is the best combination of foods for both brain and heart health? There has been some controversy surrounding low fat diets as being important for heart health. The research tells us that fat is important for...

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...

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...