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More Motivation! Exercise Improves Brain Function, Study Reports

More Motivation! Exercise Improves Brain Function, Study Reports

Having some trouble turning off Netflix and finding the motivation to work out? Well, this should do the trick! New findings of a recent study show that, on top of its benefits for metabolism, mood, and general health, exercise also improves brain function. The Study […]

NADH – The *New* Health Trend (That We’ve Utilized For Years)

NADH – The *New* Health Trend (That We’ve Utilized For Years)

Photo by SmartTribes Institute Aging is inevitable. We are all looking for that magic switch to slow down aging, boost energy levels, and keep your memory sharp. Unfortunately,  that switch does not exist. The good news is that we have science on our side, specifically […]

All About Cognition: Superior Nutrients For Your Brain Health Needs

All About Cognition: Superior Nutrients For Your Brain Health Needs

Photo by Alina Grubnyak on Unsplash Cognition is a mental action that allows the acquiring of knowledge and understanding. These actions include reasoning, attention, memory and processing. As we age, cognitive decline can settle in, causing impairment, especially in those 65 years old and older. […]

Study: EGCG May Alleviate Insulin Resistance and Cognitive Impairment

Study: EGCG May Alleviate Insulin Resistance and Cognitive Impairment

Photo by Rawpixel on Unsplash A new study involving mice, suggests that EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate), the most abundant catechin and biologically active component in green tea, could alleviate high-fat and high-fructose (HFFD)-induced insulin resistance and cognitive impairment. What is EGCG? After water, green tea is the […]

New Study: Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress & Inflammation

New Study: Dark Chocolate Reduces Stress & Inflammation

Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash Two new studies show that dark chocolate reduces stress and inflammation, while improving memory, immunity, and mood. Let’s get snackin’! Lee S. Berk, DrPH, associate dean of research affairs, School of Allied Health Professions and a researcher in psychoneuroimmunology […]

Sitting Negatively Impacts Your Brain Health, Not Just Your Weight

Sitting Negatively Impacts Your Brain Health, Not Just Your Weight

Photo by Lucaxx Freire on Unsplash Researchers from the University of California (UCLA) have discovered that adults that spend more time sitting in the day had greater thinning of the medial temporal lobe, the area of the brain that is important for making new memories. […]