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7 Ways To Focus On Boosting Brain Power

The topic on how to improve your brain is becoming increasingly popular – and necessary.  Here are 7 ways to focus on boosting brain power, which I have excerpted from cbs42.com and are well worth a few minutes of your time to digest. .

7 Ways To Focus On Boosting Brain Power

7 ways to focus on boosting brain powerFirst, focus on focusing! Play word games or Sudoku.

Learn a new language.

Read books and magazines and discuss them with others.

Schulz adds, ‘It turns out that even focusing on a complicated TV show or a movie then talking about it, is a way of improving your attention span as well.”

But don’t over do it. Prevention.com reports every hour of TV people between 40 and 59 watch increases their risk of dementia by 1.3%.

Schulz says doing things to prevent heart attack and stroke like lowering blood pressure and controlling cholesterol can also significantly reduce your risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

“It makes a huge difference in terms of your risk of having worse cognition as you get older.”

According to the Walnut Study published in the British Journal of Nutrition college students who ate two ounces of walnuts daily, which equals about 28 walnut halves, improved reasoning skills.

Carrots, celery and green peppers are rich in Luteolin which can help protect you from dementia, and new research shows these berries’ antioxidants can keep your memory sharp.

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Of these 7 ways to focus on boosting brain power, I particularly appreciated the advice to focus on focusing – quite fitting! Interesting to hear that an hour a day of TV for those between 40 and 59 increases the risk of dementia by 1.3% – another reason not to watch the news and reality TV shows (I’m not sure which is worse for your mind).  Happy to hear that there are Wulnut Studies in the world.  If you’ve read some articles on this site about brain food, you’ll have seen that nuts are regarded as a high quality brain food.

 

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