Tag Archives: brain

Lots of deep sleep can delay onset of dementia because brain ‘washes itself’

Getting a good night’s sleep can delay the onset of dementia later in life, scientists have discovered. How people slumber can be used as a “crystal ball” to predict if they will be hit by Alzheimer’s disease in the future, according to the researchers. Plenty of deep sleep was found to best delay the onset… Read More »

High Fructose Corn Syrup Slows The Brain Down

A study shows how a fructose high diet slows the brain, hampering learning and memory, and how the disruption can be counteracted with omega-3 fatty acids.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCEDOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2012.230078 Although prior research has shown how the body is harmed by fructose through its role in obesity and diabetes, this study reveals how the brain is… Read More »

Alzheimer’s disease: The foods that can impact brain health revealed by expert

“The brain and body rely on good quality nutrition to function adequately and safeguard against disease and degeneration. “Diet helps promote and strengthen connections in the brain, improve mood and decrease stress. “The brain generates up to 25 watts of electricity which is enough to power a low wattage LED light. Due to the amount… Read More »

New study reveals how the brain organizes information about odors

The premiere of the movie “Scent of Mystery” in 1960 marked a singular event in the annals of cinema: the first, and last, motion picture debut “in glorious Smell-O-Vision.” Hoping to wow moviegoers with a dynamic olfactory experience alongside the familiar spectacles of sight and sound, select theaters were outfitted with a Rube Goldberg-esque device… Read More »

5 Ways That Love Affects the Brain

You may have heard oxytocin being called the “love hormone.” This is because oxytocin is a hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. It is responsible for activating neural pathways that deal with pleasure and reward.  So, how do our brains and bodies create a feeling of being in love? Let’s take a… Read More »