memory

Can a Healthy Diet Prevent Memory Loss?

December 30, 2020

Our brains are the control center of our body, requiring about 20 percent of our daily caloric consumption to function. The foods we eat play a large role in the structure [...]

Can What You Eat Impact Your Memory?

January 29, 2019

You may be familiar with the saying, “You are what you eat,” but did you know the food you eat could impact your memory? Auriel Willette, assistant professor, and [...]

Can Green Tea Really Do it All?

January 15, 2019

The health benefits of green tea have been extolled for centuries. In his 12th-century bookKissa Yojoki, the Japanese Zen priest and explorer Eisai claimed that green tea [...]

The Health Benefits Of Caffeine

October 2, 2018

While caffeine often seems to attract bad press, sensible amounts are actually good for you. Caffeine is naturally found in everyday food and drinks like tea, coffee and [...]

How Does Alcohol Affect Your Memory?

October 2, 2018

On Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford will take the stand at the Supreme Court confirmation proceedings for Brett Kavanaugh, who she has accused of sexual assault when they were [...]

Is Sitting Bad for Your Brain?

April 17, 2018

Sitting too much is linked to changes in a section of the brain that is critical for memory, according to a preliminary study by UCLA researchers of middle-aged and older [...]

How Being Overweight May Affect Memory

November 1, 2016

Want to stay sharp well into old age? Keep an eye on your waistline, suggests a recent study from the University of Arizona. Having a higher body mass index (BMI) can [...]
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