memory

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If you enjoy munching on peanuts or using olive oil when you cook, you’re not just titillating your taste buds. You’re also consuming monounsaturated fats.
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If you can’t start your morning without caffeine, you’re not alone. More than 60% of Americans drink coffee every day, the National Coffee Association says.
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You may not give much thought to B vitamins, but they provide valuable benefits that keep your body running and help your brain stay strong.
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Trying to improve your memory? Hitting the gym for some strength training workouts can help — and it may not take as much time as you think.
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Want to help improve your memory? Engaging in regular workouts that get your heart pumping faster can help, research shows.
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As pandemic-related stress drags on, a new poll suggests that health care providers need to check on the mental health of their patients older than 50.
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We all know that dreaded moment when we agree to one commitment too many. Here are some ways to avoid the stress and anxiety from being stretched too thin.
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Research has found that eating a Mediterranean diet over other certain foods may help protect your brain against dementia.
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Sitting for hours each day does your brain and body no favors. Here are ways in which too much couch time can be harmful to your brain health as you get older.
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Women are far more likely than men to suffer from Alzheimer’s, making up at least two-thirds of the 5.8 million Americans with it.
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