How to reverse the brain aging process?

Over at brain health we find out that exercise can reverse the normal age-related shrinking of the brain. Walking 40 minutes 3 times a week can not only stop the normal shrinking of the brain but actually reverse the process (the hippocampus grew by 2%, while in the control group it shrank 1.4%).

And even more importantly:

Reassuringly, the reversing of the hippocampus shrinkage was accompanied with an improvement in memory function. Therefore, exercise improved both the morphology of the brain but also a real life functional outcome such as memory. You couldn’t ask for much more.

So today get out there and get in some exercise: walk, run, bike, hike, dance, anything.

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