We’ve always known that a good meal releases the feel-good hormone dopamine and drives the desire to eat. Dopamine is released when we eat a food and a second time when food reaches the stomach. A recent study from Germany showed that when we crave a highly desired food it can suppress the stomach-induced dopamine … Read More

One of the major theories of aging is that free radicals cause accumulated damage to our cells over time. Free radicals are highly unstable molecules that disrupt normal cellular processes. Neurons, the interconnected network of nerve cells that the brain needs to function, are particularly susceptible to free radical damage. Study after study has shown … Read More

Eating baked or broiled fish at least once a week improves brain health, regardless of how much omega-3, heart-healthy fatty acids the fish contains. Eighty million people will have dementia by 2040 which will put a substantial drain on families and the health care system. Past studies have shown that lifestyle changes – reducing obesity, … Read More

Eat chocolate, wine and tea. All are rich in flavonoids and improve brain performance. … Read More