brain health

Health

5 Natural Ways To Increase Brain Function

For the same reasons it’s important to keep the rest of your body healthy, it’s important to pay the same due diligence to strengthening your brain. From the time you’re born to the time you pass, your brain is constantly changing in positive and negative ways. From infancy to your mid-20’s your brain adapts, learns, retains information, and eventually peaks. This doesn’t mean that you will notice an incredible decline in your cognitive functions once you hit a golden year, but the subtle hints of forgetfulness begin to emerge. From your 20’s through your 60’s your brain steadily loses neurons,

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Nutrition

Top 10 Nutrition Essentials for the Home

I get a lot of emails from people asking me what are the most healthy and essential foods that they should eat on a daily basis and what are examples of foods I eat at home. Though it may seem near impossible to many to incorporate superfoods in every meal, especially for a busy, (sometimes traveling) and picky household, there are easy staples to base your meals from. I turn to the following 10 nutrition essentials when designing a meal plan for myself and for my family. Not only are they all power foods, they are versatile, delicious and should

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Nutrition

Superfood: Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are native to southern and central Mexico and Guatemala and were cultivated by the Aztecs who considered it a superfood. Aztec warriors were said to have sustained themselves for an entire day on a single tablespoon of chia seeds. Chia seeds disappeared from the region after the Spanish conquest because the Spaniards banned foods that were linked to Aztec tradition. Today, chia seeds have seen a dramatic resurgence as a superfood and are popular among health-conscious consumers. Chia seeds are an excellent source of fiber and antioxidants, a good source of calcium, a good source of plant based

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