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Three Cool Summer Recipes for Brain Health

Summer is the best season for fresh fruits and vegetables. Fresh fruits and vegetables are full of flavor, vitamins, and minerals. These nutrients are important to the heart and brain functionality. Maintaining a healthy brain is the best way to fight the onset of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Eating a healthy diet regularly and getting plenty of exercise will keep your brain strong.
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Fighting Caregiver Burnout With Food: Five Important Foods to Improve Emotional Health

Food is fuel. It is also nutrition, energy, and a mood stabilizer. If you are a caregiver, food can help prevent caregiver burnout by improving your health. Read More

Healthy Brains Require Healthy Food – Here’s a Brain-Boosting Salad Recipe

A healthy brain is just as important as a healthy heart. It requires exercise that pumps fresh blood and oxygen to the brain and healthy food that provides the brain with nutrients. Read More

A Mediterranean Diet Recipe That is Healthy for Your Brain Too

The Mediterranean Diet is known for its benefits for heart health, but it is also good for brain health as well. The diet is based on the core principals of healthy eating – lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, plus healthy olive oil, nuts, and whole grains. Like all healthy eating plans, it also includes fish and a limit on unhealthy fats. Read More

A Fresh New Recipe for Heart Health

May is National Mediterranean Diet Month and that means it’s time to make healthy fresh dishes. The Mayo Clinic calls the Mediterranean Diet a “heart-healthy” diet because the fresh vegetables and olive oil central to the diet are associated with a lower level of “bad” cholesterol that narrows arteries and contributes to heart disease. Read More

The Best Recipe for Brain Health

Is it possible to eat for brain health? Research is increasingly finding that there are benefits for your brain when you eat a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, vegetable oils, and fish. These foods help the cells in the brain to remain healthy. An easy rule of thumb to remember is that foods that are healthy for your heart are healthy for your brain too. Eating healthy foods keeps the blood healthy and that means it can transport oxygen to the brain. Read More

A Meal for the Mind – Brain Health Recipe

This Brain health recipe is well-suited for a caregiver or an advanced-level cooking senior. This vegetarian recipe will charge up your senses, and stimulate your mind during the preparation and consumption of this rich meal. Read More

3 Delicious Oatmeal Recipes for a Healthy Breakfast

The benefits of oatmeal are well known – it is low in salt and sugar, high in fiber and protein, boosts energy, prevents diabetes, and promotes heart health. That is a power-packed food! It is also one of the most economical foods you can buy. Read More

Can Grapes Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s Decline?

A pilot study at the University of California, Los Angeles looked at whether consuming grapes could help fight the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, researchers, led by Dr. Daniel H. Silverman, worked with people with early memory decline. Read More

A Quick Breakfast of Champions for Your Loved One

Breakfast is essential for your loved one, and we decided to highlight A Sunflower Seed based breakfast bowl to make the mornings brighter. Read More

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