March 4, 2020

Brain Healthy Recipe: Brain Building "Totally Possible" Burgers

Brain Building “Totally Possible” Burgers Prep time: 15 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Total time: 44 mins Yields 8 servings Ingredients 2 cups cremini mushroom, chopped 1 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon tapioca flour 1 15 oz can black beans 1 15 oz can chickpeas 1 1/2 cup cooked lentils or 1 15 oz can of lentils 1 small beet, peeled and shredded 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast 2 teaspoons liquid aminos…

February 6, 2020

10 Ways to Enhance Your Brain

In recent years there has been an exponential increase in different methods to help boost overall brain health and energize the mind. Much of the strategy for enhancing brain activity revolves around engaging in physical and mental exercises every day, including the advent of brain teasers and smartphone apps. These approaches not only aid in managing professional and personal burnout, but also…

January 21, 2020

Do Athletes Have Healthier Brains?

We recently came across an interesting article published by CNN Health that suggests athletes have healthier brains, and can actually hear better than non-athletes. The study referenced in the article, which was led by Neurobiologist Nina Kraus, examined the electrical brain activity of elite athletes and non-athletes alike when exposed to noise. Researchers attached a series of electrodes to the…

January 14, 2020

The Connection Between Education and Brain Health

It’s easy to forget that our brain is an organ and, just like every other organ, it needs to stay healthy if we are to live a long and fulfilling life. When talking about longevity, people tend to focus on hearts, livers, and the organs that supply our brain. All of those organs can be in great condition, but if our brain is suffering, our life won’t be as enriching, or long, as it should be. It’s…

November 20, 2019

Our Thoughts on The Wall Street Journal's Latest Article on Preventing Dementia

The Wall Street Journal recently published a thought-provoking article about dementia and the preventative measures you can take today to vastly reduce your chances of getting the disease later in life. The threat of dementia – and its most common form, Alzheimer’s disease – is real. In fact, one in three seniors die with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, and it is currently the sixth…

October 10, 2019

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

It’s hard to believe November is here again, 2019 has flown by. With November comes colorful leaves, and a time to be thankful. November is also National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan made this designation to raise awareness regarding memory loss. Since then, Reagan was also diagnosed with the disease. However in the 1980’s, fewer than 2 million Americans…

September 1, 2019

The Next Big Thing in Brain Health

The Brain is arguably the most important organ in the human body. A healthy brain has the ability to remember, process, concentrate and maintain cognitive vigor. Your mind coordinates actions and reactions, allows us to think and feel, and enables us to have memories and feelings. All the things that make us human stem from the top. Your brain is your most valuable health asset. Being brain…

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