Tips will surely make Brain sharper, as it’s not that easy to do a brain check. Age-related brain plaques, which may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease, can start forming in your 40s.
Alzheimer’s diagnoses may nearly triple by 2050, say researchers reporting in the journal Neurology. Keep your brain buff with these tips.
In a study from Spain, men who ate about 4 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil a day showed better language comprehension, attention and abstract thinking. Its antioxidants may reduce brain inflammation.
Antioxidants in fruits and vegetables protect your brain from the stress of aging,” said Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center. A 40-year-old guy should consume at least 2 cups of fruit and 3 cups of vegetables a day.
The omega-3 fatty acids in fish forms the myelin sheaths that line your brain’s “wiring”, according to Dr. George Bartzokis, a professor of neuroscience at the UCLA Brain Research Institute.
Drink a glass of red wine every day. This type has an antioxidant that protects neurons from damage, noted William J. Tippett, director of the University of Northern British Columbia Brain Research Unit.
Just 15 to 20 minutes of cardio a day can lower Alzheimer’s risk. Increased blood flow helps brain cells communicate better. Stress can increase cortisol in your body. This affects memory, learning and the production of neurotransmitters.