Recommend: How to Stay Healthy, Active, & Sharp in Retirement

I recently contributed a chapter to a book called How to Stay Healthy, Active, & Sharp in Retirement. The book offers advice from 15 medical experts–including yours truly–about how to make the most of retirement age and how to stay sharp in retirement. It offers strategies to address the physical and mental issues that commonly confront us in…

26 Fun Things You Can Do Right Now to Celebrate Brain Awareness Week

Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign that aims to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. And it’s happening right now! Here are 10 fun things you can do right now to celebrate Brain Awareness Week. Boggle your brain with a bunch of fun brain teasers and tricks. Browse recipes…

Coffee Has Way More Antioxidants than Any Other Food or Drink We Consume

We hear a lot about antioxidants these days – and indeed, we know they are important for our brain and body health. Antioxidants have been linked to many potential benefits including protection against dementia and cancer. While things like blueberries, pomegranates, green tea, and red wine are most often touted for their antioxidant content, a…

Recipe for Brain Health: Kale Salad with Tart Cherries & Toasted Walnuts

Earlier this week, scientists from Central Michigan University announced that the antioxidants in tart cherries may help stave off the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers used a compound with extracts from tart cherries and found that it improved brain function in mice with Alzheimer’s symptoms and reduced symptoms of Huntington’s disease in other lab animals.…