Friday, 10 May 2013

5 Tips to Improve Your Brain Health Today!

5 Tips to Improve Your Brain Health Today
1. Learn a new skill every day
Take a new instrument, or perhaps a new language. Join a new learning experience allows the brain to develop new neural pathways, and refine these new pathways through daily practice. Once a skill becomes so routine that can be done to autopilot mode, practice and does not substantially alter brain activity, which indicates that it is time to learn something new

2. Doing more exercise
Intensity aerobic exercises and trainings in regular interval increase in brain-derived neurotrophic factor one, which acts essentially as fertilizer in brain neurons and increases each neural connections.
3. Spice up your life with some turmeric
Epidemiological studies on indigenous peoples, in which turmeric is used in abundance, have discovered that Alzheimer's disease is 75% less common than in the United States. So, add a little turmeric to your soups and smoothies, and saute in vegetable and meat can keep much healthier brain.

4. Eat until you are 80% full
It was recently demonstrated that the practice of caloric restriction on a greatly increased intellectual capacity. When German researchers imposed a caloric reduction of 30% in a group of individuals, and compared their memory function to a group of the same age who basically ate what I wanted, the calorie-restricted group experienced a significant improvement in the memory function relative to their peers.

5. Increase your intake of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)
It is shown that regular consumption of DHA increases learning and memory. Eat fatty fish such as salmon, trout, sardines, or take a supplement of DHA from algae and reap the health benefits of this essential fatty acid in your brain.