The 3 Keys to a Healthy Brain

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The 3 Keys to a Healthy Brain

 

 

We all have those moments–a forgotten appointment, a name we can’t recall, a  word that’s on the tip of our tongue. For the most part, these incidents don’t  worry us. However, as we age, they seem to increase in significance. We wonder  if we’re losing our edge. With Alzheimer’s disease and dementia constantly in  the news, we can find ourselves falling prey to a climate of fear that plays on  our worst anxieties about losing our cognitive capacities.

Luckily, there are a number of steps we can take to preserve our mental  sharpness. Like any other organ, the brain responds to input. Not just mental  and emotional input, but diet and exercise, as well. Many of the strategies we  adopt to maintain overall health also support the brain. We can keep that mental  acuity, and it only takes a few simple brain-friendly habits.

 

For a healthy brain…

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