One in eight adults over 60 report some form of memory loss (CDC). A little forgetfulness doesn’t mean you’re headed for Alzheimer’s Disease. But, this statistic is a strong reminder that our brains need a little help as we get older.
Study shows low intake of flavonoid-rich foods linked with higher Alzheimer’s risk over 20 years. Older adults who consumed small amounts of flavonoid-rich foods, such as berries, apples and tea, were 2 to 4 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s
Cognitive decline is inevitable as we get older. According to the American Psychological Association, “the brain’s volume peaks in the early 20s and gradually declines for the rest of life”.
A University of Auckland School of Population Health survey has found caffeine may be doing more harm than good and many of us may be addicted.
Do you need to be worried about your coffee addiction?
Most people know that mid-afternoon feeling when you just can't seem to get your brain into gear. You try your best, you take a walk, you have a break and despite your best efforts, still struggle to kick the cognitive haze.
New research indicates that it might actually be more than a case of willpower and that our bio-chemistry has a large effect on our cognitive output. What a surprise!