What you eat influences how you think, and it may also influence your mood. Here are four foods that help keep both your brain and your body healthy.
Nuts, if you eat them in moderation, are full of healthy nutrients for your heart and may even help you ward off other diseases like cancer. So why do only 4 in 10 of Americans eat them on any given day — and a measly 1 in 10 eat them daily?
We know that organic produce is healthier for us because it contains fewer pesticides, but did you know that organic milk has significantly more heart-healthy fatty acids than milk from conventional dairy farms?
Eating a handful of nuts a day may be all it takes to help ward off serious disease and prolong a healthy life, says a major new study.
That's right, walnuts are actually good for your brain. How, do you ask? Because Omega-3s in walnuts have been found to improve mood as well as calm certain inflammation that can cause brain cell death. They also replace lost melatonin, which we need for a healthy functioning brain.
Search AARP Blogs