Brain Health: Can Increasing Dietary Flavanols Boost Memory?

Share on PinterestAdding more fruits and vegetables to one\’s diet can increase the amount of flavanols consumed. Mario Tama/Getty Images Many fruits and vegetables contain flavanols, constituents with numerous health benefits. One study found that older adults with a diet low in flavanols may benefit from flavanol supplements. The findings also indicate that diets low … Read more

It\’s never too late for exercise to boost your brain health

Comment on this storyComment Exercise can sharpen your thinking and keep your brain healthy as you age, even if you don\’t start exercising until later in life. That\’s the finding of a new study that found that previously sedentary 70- and 80-year-olds who started exercising, including some who\’d already experienced cognitive decline, showed improvement in … Read more

This simple type of exercise is superior for brain health

The health benefits of physical activity are undeniable. However, a recent study based on data published over the past 30 years challenges the famous adage Mens sana in corpore sano (a healthy mind in a healthy body) and questions the importance of exercise for both brain health and cognition. Just days after the study was … Read more

Mental Health vs Brain Health: Understanding the Connection | The man of many

Have you ever felt like crap and don\’t know why? Chances are you haven\’t been taking care of your brain health. The term literally refers to how healthy your brain is, taking into account cognitive abilities, emotional well-being, and physical health. So if you\’ve been struggling, it might be time to ask yourself: how are … Read more