02 Jul '11, 10pm

10 Foods That Promote Brain Health | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Many recent studies have shown how certain nu...

10 Foods That Promote Brain Health | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Many recent studies have shown how certain nu...

Who doesn’t want to become smarter? Who wants to look better or feel healthier? Many recent studies have shown how certain nutrients can positively affect the brain, specifically in areas of the brain related to cognitive processing or feelings and emotions. Generally speaking, you want to follow a healthy diet for your brain that will lead to strong blood flow, maintenance of mental sharpness and reduce the risk of heart disease and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. We know that foods play a great role in our brain, as concluded in several studies led by a phenomenal neuroscientist at UCLA, Gomez Pinilla. According to one study, the super fats your brain needs most are omega-3 fatty acids . Your brain converts them into DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) which enhances neuronal communication and promotes neuronal growth. Food and nutrients represent fue...

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care2.com 02 Jul '11, 6pm

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10 Recycling Tips from Mother Earth News | Care...

care2.com 02 Jul '11, 2pm

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care2.com 01 Jul '11, 10pm

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care2.com 03 Jul '11, 12am

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care2.com 05 Jul '11, 3pm

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care2.com 02 Jul '11, 9pm

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care2.com 05 Jul '11, 1pm

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care2.com 01 Jul '11, 11pm

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care2.com 02 Jul '11, 11pm

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care2.com 08 Jul '11, 11pm

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care2.com 09 Jul '11, 1am

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care2.com 30 Jun '11, 12am

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care2.com 27 Jun '11, 1am

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10 Summer Hazards to Avoid | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

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care2.com 08 Jul '11, 12am

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care2.com 30 Jun '11, 11pm

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