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Ten Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

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How to have a Healthy Brain

1)????? Keep moving -?Exercise not only keeps your body healthy but also keeps your brain active and vital.? ?Higher exercise levels can reduce the risk? and reverse the effects of dementia by 30 to 40 percent. Physically active people tend to maintain better cognition and memory than inactive people.

2)????? Pump iron -?Participating in weight-training programs are also good?for maintaining cognitive function as you age.

3)??????Aquire new skills – ?Learning creates new brain cells. When you challenge the brain, you increase the number of brain cells and connections. So ?keep an?active mind?.

4)????? “Chill” – ?Stress leads to impaired memory. Meditation will focus your sensations. You don?t have sit in the lotus position and say ?Ohmmm?, just relax and take control of your feelings and state of mind to experience a?reduction in?stress.

5)????? Eat like a Greek – ?A ?Mediterranean diet? of fish, vegetables, fruit, nuts and beans can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by 34 to 48 percent.

6)????? Add spice -?Herbs and spices — black pepper, cinnamon, oregano, basil, parsley, ginger and vanilla — are high in antioxidants, which helps build brainpower. Eating curried foods helps perception and learning.

7)????? ?Get a life – ?People who set goals and?approach life positively?with clear intentions, are less likely to suffer dementia and alzheimer’s disease.

8)????? Get a social life -?Conversation and interaction with others provide emotional and mental stimulation that can help protect against dementia.

9)????? Get a healthy life – Exercise! Diabetes, obesity and hypertension are often associated with dementia.? Exercise lowers the risk of developing these conditions.

10)? ?Take your Vitamins – Vitamin deficiency, especially vitamin B12, can adversely affect brain vitality.

Specialty Care Services can provide professional home care nursing assistants that?will assist in the adherence of a??personalized?diet and exercise regiment?that will?help clients to?retain their?cognitive?health.

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