Brain Health

Health Foods In Midlife Can Prevent Dementia, Study Says

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Living

Eating right in midlife may prevent dementia later on, according to a new doctoral thesis published by the University of Eastern Finland. Results indi...

Why Eating Healthy Is Good For Your Noggin

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Living

Eating right in midlife may prevent dementia later on, according to a new doctoral thesis published by the University of Eastern Finland. Results indi...

Why You Need Both Sides Of Your Brain For THIS

AFP/RelaxNews | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Humans need both sides of their brain for speech, according to a study Wednesday that could rewrite therapy for people verbally impaired by a stroke. ...

Six Ways Curcumin Can Help You Sleep More and Stress Less

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

If you're comfortable in the kitchen and reach for your spice rack often then you're on the right track. If the opposite is true, and you steer clear of any meal containing spice, you should still take advantage of curcumin (the substance that gives turmeric it's bright yellow colour) because it can dramatically improve your health.

Try This Exercise Program For Your Brain

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

What does an exercise program for your brain look like? Research supports partaking in brain games (available as apps on your smart phone), word challenges such as crossword puzzles or Sudoku, card games like bridge and learning new skills (like a new language). Challenge your brain every day.

The Technology of Tuning In

Michael Apollo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Michael Apollo

2013-10-09-ScreenSenseEnglish300.jpg Can we really create a technology that actually helps us tune in and support being mindful? And if it's possible, how could this impact our life and the lives of those around us? I believe it is possible. In fact, a mass movement has already started.

From Brain Power to Belly Fat: Six Lesser-Known Benefits of Green Tea

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Green tea can combat the lazy days of summer -- and the consequential love handles -- according to a study. If you haven't jumped on the green tea bandwagon, here are a few great reasons why you should start drinking it daily.

Quick Study: 8 Ways To Stimulate Your Senses And Brain

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada Living

Playing games with your mind? It's exactly what experts believe you should do to stay sharp, no matter how old you are. Experts say our brain's exa...

Medical Breakthrough Creates Contact With Patients In Vegetative States

CBC | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living

Researchers have discovered they can detect conscious awareness in some patients thought to be in a permanent vegetative state using an in...

Amnesiac Remembers Paris Hilton's Face

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Gaps in short-term memory in people with amnesia are most noticeable when a person tries to recall new information that is unfamiliar, while...