Articles on Brain Health

Physical activity helps kid’s with grey matter development – study says

Many factors contribute to how well a child performs in school, including how much they read at home, their nutrition, sleep patterns and physical activity, to name a few. A study published this November in the journal Neuroimage has made some significant new findings related to physical fitness of children, academic performance and the brain [...]

Physical activity helps kid’s with grey matter development – study says2018-01-03T17:59:45-07:00

Correlation between hearing loss and signs of dementia in Seniors

Dear seniors, take note. Hearing loss in old-age increases risk of dementia New research has indicated that there was an association between age-related hearing loss and increased risk for cognitive decline, cognitive impairment and dementia. You may need to take care of your aging parents as a study has recently warned that age-related hearing loss [...]

Correlation between hearing loss and signs of dementia in Seniors2019-03-11T16:05:47-07:00

Here’s the trick to boost brain power in elderly people

New research has found that volunteering could be an effective way for seniors to boost their cognitive function. Volunteering has previously been found to have various physical health benefits, with those who volunteer benefiting from a reduced number of chronic conditions and a reduced risk of chronic conditions that lead to physical disability. However, less [...]

Here’s the trick to boost brain power in elderly people2019-03-11T16:07:12-07:00

Meditation – Forging a better connection between brain and mind

The common maxim that humans only use 10 percent of their brain? It’s bunk, according to Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi, coauthors of “Super Brain”, “Super Genes”, and the forthcoming book “The Healing Self.” In fact, we’re using all of our brains, all of the time. The difference is how well we’re using them, and [...]

Meditation – Forging a better connection between brain and mind2017-12-01T00:54:32-07:00

Hit Snooze: A good night sleep can help your brain change and reorganize itself

The findings could pave the way for new ways to help people with learning and memory disorders. We know that a good night’s sleep is key for a healthy brain. A recent study revealed how sleep contributes to brain plasticity - the ability for our brain to change and reorganise itself. The findings could pave [...]

Hit Snooze: A good night sleep can help your brain change and reorganize itself2017-11-29T23:57:53-07:00

Quinoa Tabbouleh recipe

Tabbouleh (keeps 4-5 days in fridge) 1 cup *quinoa (rinse to remove natural insecticide and cook according to package directions) 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 cup chopped cucumber 1/2 cup chopped peppers 1 cup chopped mint and parsley salt and pepper to taste Cook quinoa, cool, and add other ingredients into bowl.  Garnishes added can [...]

Quinoa Tabbouleh recipe2017-12-01T00:58:10-07:00

A Brain-Building Blueprint

How to keep young and memory sharp There are different things we can do to prevent the shrinking of the brain as we age.  Here is an article from Natural Awakenings magazine that lists some actions which include completing different types of puzzles as part of our routines.  Hope you find them interesting.  Look for [...]

A Brain-Building Blueprint2017-11-30T00:05:42-07:00

Healthy eating while healing the brain

Recipe for healthy brain. By Judith Swantson This recipe is the collaboration of one of our users who has done some research as a result of helping clients that had suffered head injuries.   She created delicious meals that are not only very tasty and easy to prepare, but full with nutrients needed to heal [...]

Healthy eating while healing the brain2017-11-30T00:08:39-07:00

Eating fish, soybean and walnuts in adolescence boosts brain function in adulthood

A study has found that a diet lacking omega-3 fatty acids — found in fish and soybean — during teenage years may increase anxiety and worsen performance in memory tasks in adulthood. Read the full article

Eating fish, soybean and walnuts in adolescence boosts brain function in adulthood2017-11-30T00:12:05-07:00