Here’s the surprising truth about brain health: there is a lot you can do.
If your brain was like a bicep, you may exercise it everyday, rewarded by the tone and definition you were developing with each passing workout. The central command center of the body, the brain is an organ that acts much like a muscle. You may not see the benefits to brain health, but scientists say that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t put in the effort. In fact, there are many things you can do to make your brain healthier, and in some cases, postpone the onset of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. Aside from adhering to a good Mediterranean-based diet, here’s what leading researchers around the world say you can do to improve brain health.