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What Are 7 Simple Ways to Optimize Your Brain?

Daniel G. Amen, 10 May 2016
In July 2007, Anthony Davis came to see us. AD, as his friends call him, is a College Football Hall of Fame running back from the University of Southern California, who played professional football for 8 years.

New study finds beetroot juice promotes brain health in older adults

Tony Isaacs, March 6, 2011
A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University has shown that daily consumption of beetroot juice can promote brain health in older adults

Brain health - Why some football players are retiring early

By Martin: (NaturalNews) We often hear that professional football players are in the best shape of their lives. Their level of fitness cannot be denied, but what about their overall health, specifically their brain health? There has been increasing concern over the long-term effects of the concussions football players routinely suffer from collisions on the field. A professional football player will receive 900-1500 blows to the head during a single season and will have a 75% chance of suffering a concussion.

Cocoa flavanols reduce memory loss from aging, study shows



By Gutierrez:(NaturalNews) Antioxidant flavanols naturally found in cocoa may be able to reverse some age-related memory loss, according to a study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience.

The study was conducted by researchers from Columbia University, New York University and Mars, Inc.

Flouride and the brain: Not a good combo


Fluoride, an element that is often naturally occurring in drinking water, is also added to water that contains only trace amounts of the compound. It had been espoused for years as being a solution to the problem of weak bones. In addition to its purported benefits in strengthening bones, fluoride is touted as a key element in fighting tooth decay by making the teeth stronger. This is particularly true in the cases of children.

Go on a fast to improve brain health and live longer


Mention the word, "fasting" and it's bound to raise eyebrows. Some say it's a great way to recharge our system and put our bodies on track while others are adamant that it's harmful, suggesting that it throws our bodies out of whack. Where do researchers at the National Institute on Aging in Baltimore side? They shun the latter statement, saying that fasting is good for us. So good, in fact, that it benefits our brains and promotes longevity. Take that, naysayers.