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Weekend better brain health update: Friends, Lovers, Puzzles, and Music

Here is a nice collection of brain health information for your weekend reading pleasure. The article nicely ties together a wide range of latest neuroscience and brain health news and makes it all flow together. Go take a read but … Continue reading

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Aging of the body and the brain – why does one lag behind the other

Here is a post that examines an interesting question about aging: does our body and mind age at the same rate and time at a functional level? Go over to the site to check out the nice graphs. But basically … Continue reading

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Fructose makes us gain weight because of what it does to our brain

Part of good health, including brain health, is maintaiing a lean fit body. But there is a large problem in the world with the rise of obesity. One theory for the cause of this rise over the last several decades … Continue reading

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We know one indicator of good brain health is maintaining your memory ability. Now research indicates that having a memory problem might also be a risk factor for future stroke: Those who scored in the bottom 20 percent for verbal … Continue reading

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Mindful meditation can reverse brain aging – just like exercise

We know that exercise can help reverse brain aging, and reverse the normal shrinkage of the brain in older subects, can mindful meditation also produce similar effects? In this blog post the author describes the results of a recent mindful … Continue reading

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How love makes you blind

An normal and important part of a healthy brain includes being in love. But what does being in love do to our brains. Probably many things as we all have felt. But new research indicates that being in love can … Continue reading

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Obesity rates have doubled since 1980 – and some other interesting data

One important aspect of brain health is to keep fit and at a healthy weight. However, over the last several decades people in the developed nations have been packing on the weight. This will have an adverse outcome on your … Continue reading

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