Though it sounds like a slogan, it’s absolutely true: It’s never too late to start working on brain health.
From helping to protect against certain cancers and neurodegenerative diseases to causing anxiety and insomnia, researchers investigate how coffee affects the brain, body, and overall health.
Nearly a quarter of young adults and a fifth of adolescents in the United States have prediabetes, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
We know added sugar in processed foods like soft drinks and breakfast cereals could elevate your body’s glucose levels, causing health issues like obesity or cognitive decline—and high glucose levels have been tied to memory problems in studies. But is all sugar bad?
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.
While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, research suggests yoga and meditation may play a role in prevention and improve symptoms and quality of life for patients and their caregivers alike.
When it comes to exercise and the brain, almost all studies have focused on aerobic exercise.
Plant-based foods are beneficial to the brain and may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Almost everybody’s has heard of Alzheimer’s, but this debilitating and complex condition is still often misunderstood.
Paula Harder Harder is Vice-President of Resident Programs at Commonwealth Senior Living based in Charlottesville. She lives at Smith Mountain Lake is also author of a book on caring for those with dementia.