If there’s one food that people associate with Valentine’s Day, it’s chocolate. More than half of those celebrating are expected to give candy this year, spending 1.8 billion dollars on sweet treats, according to the National Retail Federation. Although studies that find chocolate is good for your brain grab headlines, this Valentine’s Day consider skipping the candy and instead spending quality time with loved ones.
Women are twice as likely to get Alzheimer’s disease as men, but for years, doctors assumed that was simply because women lived longer. Now it appears there’s more to it.
Here's something to think about before you hit the all-you-can-eat buffet: Mayo Clinic researchers found that overeating doubles the risk of memory loss in those age 70 and over.
We live in a world of acronyms. People seem to shortcut everything - like OMG, I 4got 2 b ther. Okay, I can figure out that sentence - Oh my God, I forgot to be there - and most sentences like that. It is an economy of words to get to the point. But to me, a person who is dropping brain cells left and right, this is no easy task.
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