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Archive for 'Brain Health'

Mindfulness Meditation and How it Helps Improve Brain Health

// An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation In Buddhist tradition, mindfulness meditation has the aims of realizing the true nature of reality by focusing on a single object. The object of concentration can be any physical object, an imaginary picture or, more commonly, the person’s breathing. The primary objective of mindfulness meditation is to keep the [...]

Save Your Brain With Vitamin E and Vitamin D

In a recent Dutch study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it was found that not having enough vitamin E and vitamin D over the long term predisposed a person to cognitive decline and even the psychiatric disorder dementia. Vitamin E and dementia The study, which was undertaken by researchers from the Erasmus Medical [...]

Resveratrol: Nature’s Anti-Aging Molecule

Resveratrol is a naturally-occurring compound found in wines fermented from grapes.   This compound is a polyphenol and has been studied for many decades primarily because of the French Paradox: there is a low incidence of heart disease in France even though the French generally indulge in high-fat diets. The French also smoke and drink a [...]

Dark Chocolate Offers a “Stroke” of Good Luck

A study at Johns Hopkins has shown that dark chocolate contains a special compound, which can protect the brain after a stroke.  As it turns out, the dark chocolate increases cells that are designed to protect nerve cells from damage. The Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism recently published this study. Researchers induced a [...]

Take It Outside!

Just Five Minutes of Exercise Outdoors Boosts Mental Health, Researchers Say Here in New York and all around the country, summer is in the air.  It may say “May” on the calendar, but the weather sure doesn’t know that, as this week’s temperatures in New York City are headed for the 70s and 80s! I [...]

Magnesium for Memory

Make It Magnesium for Healthy Brain Function Late last year I predicted that 2010 would be magnesium’s year.  And with the latest study on magnesium, my prediction is bearing fruit. True, magnesium hasn’t dominated the health headlines this year like, say, vitamin D has in terms of frequency.  But in terms of import, magnesium’s time [...]

Oh, the Joys of Juice

Blueberry Juice Enhances Memory Function, According to Researchers One of all time favorite things to eat—morning, midday or evening—is oatmeal with blueberries.  It’s a relatively quick and easy way for me to fill up on something healthy so I can fuel my busy lifestyle.    Oatmeal by its lonesome is good for you, but I never [...]

Grape Juice Boost

Baby Boomers Would Be Wise to Drink Grape Juice for Brain Health Grape juice may be a favorite drink of young tikes and toddlers, but older tycoons would be wise to drink some of the sweet stuff too.  That’s because a new study says grape juice can boost the memory of baby boomers. The study [...]

Ginkgo Biloba Baloney?

Media Pounce on Ginkgo Biloba’s ‘Ineffectiveness’ So have you heard?  The ginkgo biloba supplement you’ve been taking for years now—turns out it’s useless.  That’s right, that herb with the funny name, how it’s supposed to stave off cognitive decline—it’s bunkum.  Nothing but claptrap peddled by the natural health industry. Or so the media want you [...]

Young at Thought

UNC Study:  Cardio Activity Keeps Brains Younger People often ask me, “Frank, when I exercise, should I do weight training or cardio training?”  The answer to this is both, ideally, as weight training and cardio activity is a complete way of addressing the body’s anaerobic and aerobic exercise needs. But when push comes to shove, [...]

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