The Worst Food For Your Brain
Would you like to guess what may be the worst food for your brain?
Though many foods can be harmful to brain health, one food in particular stands out as being the worst - by far.
Let me give you a hint: This food can cause tooth decay, lead to diabetes, weaken bones, age skin, and damage organs. Less known but just as significant, is the fact that it can also cause anxiety, depression, brain fog, neruofatigue, and mood swings.
Ready to take a guess? Read this week’s post to discover what the worst food for your brain really is and what it can do to your mental health.Read More
8 Essential Brain Foods for Studying and Staying Focused
Looking to improve your concentration when you are studying?
Discover 8 important brain foods for studying which promote concentration and improve brain function.
Whether you're studying for a college exam or preparing for a major presentation at work, you've probably wished there was a way to magically improve your concentration. Especially when there are so many distractions around.
There may not be a magic pill to improve your concentration, but there are foods you can eat that stimulate brain health and help you focus.
Next time you're looking for a study snack, reach for one of these eight brain foods for studying.Read More
Mood-Boosting Kale Cucumber Salad Recipe
It’s no secret that what we eat can affect the health of our bodies and brains.
It’s also no secret that certain foods can affect our mood.
High-carb foods like donuts, muffins, and granola bars work to make us feel better by boosting dopamine and acting on our brain’s pleasure centres. Unfortunately, getting such a ‘high’ from these foods is not the healthiest way to go.
Luckily, there are healthier alternatives that also work to boost our mood. Even better still, I’ve combined a few of these foods into one healthy dish!
Read on to discover more information along with the recipe.Read More
Vitamin D’s Surprising Impact on Brain Health
When we think of "vitamins," we know they're super-important for health.
But vitamin D is special.
It's difficult to get enough vitamin D; vitamin D is, therefore, a very common deficiency.
So, let's talk about what this critical fat-soluble vitamin is, how it affects the health of your brain, how much you need, and how you can get enough.
6 Vitamins Good for the Brain that You Should be Taking
The brain is one of your most important organs, so it's crucial to care for it. Check out these 6 vitamins good for the brain to add to your routine.
Your brain is like a jet engine.
It's complicated and uses a lot of fuel to perform at its best. But without it, you'd be grounded.
So what hampers brain function and what kinds of fuel does it need for peak performance?
Certain vitamins and nutrients are essential to keep your brain functioning at 100%. And some vitamins are superstars when it comes to improving brain function.
In this article, we'll talk about 6 vitamins good for the brain and why you should take them.Read More
January is Mental Wellness Month
What does mental wellness look like to you? It can look, feel, and mean something different to each of us.
Regardless of what it means to you, there are some common things we can all do to help maintain our own good mental health.
Read on to discover 4 common phases of mental wellness and 7 tips on how you may be able to improve yours.Read More
Assess Your Risk for Alzheimer’s by Taking my Quiz
Are you constantly misplacing important items like your keys or wallet?
Do you go to the grocery store to realize that you have no idea what you went there for?
Do you find yourself rereading the same page of a book several times before you’re able to process the words?
Every 66 seconds one American over the age of 65 is newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. This is a frightening statistic. And with rates of dementia continually rising, Americans are currently in a brain health crisis.
Maybe you are at risk and worried about the state of your brain or the brain of someone you love.
Well, the good news is that Alzheimer’s is not an inevitable part of aging, and what you do today, can actually help you protect, restore, and regain the health of your brain!
Almost all the risk factors for dementia are preventable or reversible. In honour of World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21, there’s no better time to act than right now!
Read on to educate yourself about the risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s. And be sure to grab a pencil so you can take my quiz to test your personal risk factors for the disease. Then learn what you can start doing today to regain the health of your brain. You are never too old or too young to start improving your brain!
Top 10 Brain Exercises to Keep Your Mind Sharp
Is staving off dementia and keeping your brain in shape important to you?
Just like you need to work your muscles to stay in shape, so too do you need to work your brain to stay sharp. Read on to learn about the best brain exercises you can do to keep your brain in optimal working order.
Natural Ways to Beat Depression
Have you been suffering from depression lately? You may feel like you're all alone, but an estimated 350 million people worldwide suffer from this disorder.
Depression can make everything difficult - from the smallest everyday tasks to trying to make it through the workday. So, what can you do to pick yourself up and beat your depression?
Keep reading to discover 11 natural ways to beat depression.
Would you believe your inability to lose weight has nothing to do with willpower? Would you believe your food choices are controlled by mechanisms within your hedonic brain?Read More