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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We donít often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but thatís the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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Effects of Stress on Memory and Cognitive Functions

Having a well-functioning memory is something we may think about more and more as we age. Memory and other cognitive processes can gradually diminish as many grow older, but research in the last sever…

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Study: Excess Fat May Make Us Forgetful

For a long time, scientists thought that while excess fat causes problems in many parts of the body, the mind was exempt. After all, there are no fat cells in the brain, and the protective blood-brain…

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5 Animals with Incredible Memories

  Newsflash to humans: we are not always the best and the brightest at everything. Yep, there are plenty of other members of the animal kingdom out there with stronger senses, speedier travel …

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9 Brain Superfoods

Your brain controls every function in your body yet we rarely give it a second thought.† And, few of us choose foods that protect or heal our brain.† Here are some of the best foods for thought (liter…

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The Missing Link in Preventing Disease: Eating the Rainbow

Most people know that we need adequate amounts of oxygen, water, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and good carbs for great health. What they donít realize is that a group of micronutrients…

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You Are This Moment

All the power and fulfillment humans yearn for exist in the present moment. In the now is tremendous energy, more than the mind can imagine. Nothing could be closer, yet nothing slips away faster. …

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3 Myths to Dispel About the Brain

What if we could improve our memory, reduce the risk of Alzheimerís disease, and keep our brains young with just a few simple mindfulness techniques? Deepak Chopra recently appeared on the Dr. …

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Triggers For Stress

The effects of stress-producing situations vary enormously among different individuals. The totally personal way in which we filter all events determines how stressful they are. The theory of stress…

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5 Diet Tips to Boost Your Memory

Doctors have been recommending dietary changes to their patients with such conditions as diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure for years. Soon they may be doing the same for patients suf…

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