Outsmart Cognitive Aging

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Like gray hair and wrinkles, cognitive aging is an inevitable part of growing older. And it starts to happen sooner than you think. According to research, the brain reaches its peak functioning when people are in their late 20s to early 30s. After that, memory, reasoning, and spatial skills all begin to slip. But there’s good news! Although getting older …

Is Propolis a Brain Booster?

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The Study Abstract: Asama T, Hiraoka T, Ohkuma A, Okumura N, Yamaki A, Urakami K. Cognitive Improvement and Safety Assessment of a Dietary Supplement Containing Propolis Extract in Elderly Japanese: A Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Parallel-Group, Double-Blind Human Clinical Study. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2021 Feb 24;2021:6664217. Objectives. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of propolis on cognitive function in …

Ayurvedic Adaptogen Combo Boosts Brain Activity

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The Study Abstract: Dimpfel W, Schombert L, Keplinger-Dimpfel IK, Panossian A. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). Effects of an Adaptogenic Extract on Electrical Activity of the Brain in Elderly Subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Two-Armed Cross-Over Study.2020 Mar 14;13(3):45. Background: The current and potential uses of adaptogens are mainly related to treatment of stress-induced fatigue, impaired cognitive function, mental illness, …

Healthy Brain Boosters

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Your brain changes constantly, reacting to new situations and information to help you survive and thrive. But some of the natural changes that come with aging can lead to frustrating mental slow-downs. That’s largely because the burdens of inflammation and oxidative stress—two chief enemies of brain health—increase as you get older. Those issues can result in everyday memory slips, difficulty …

Kick Your Workout into High Gear with Cardio

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It’s no secret that weight training is essential to toning your body and maintaining your strength. But there’s another form of exercise that often gets left by the wayside: cardio. Cardiovascular exercise, also known as cardio or aerobic exercise, is any type of exercise that gets your heart rate up for a sustained period of time. While there are plenty …

Boost Your Brainpower

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If your brain feels a little bit slower these days, you’re not alone. Like just about everything else, your brain goes through changes as you age. Those changes can make it harder to multi-task or figure out the tip for a lunch out with friends. Worse, those changes may cause worry about a greater slide into cognitive decline. That’s not …