Your best bet in keeping Alzhiemer's at bay is ... keep your brain fit! A recent study followed more than 10,000 men and women -- all of them twins. Researchers found that the twins who worked and kept their brains active lowered their risk of Alzheimer's disease by 22 percent!
We know that exercise makes us feel better and 'clears the mind' and recent studies have pointed out the benefits of exercise on mental stresses and work. Now, new research shows not only does obesity harm the brain, exercise may actually reverse those negative effects!
Do your brain a favor ... walking part of your regular routine! Evidence that regular walking benefits brain health continues to rise, if you're not a walker, this may convince you! A recent study from The Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois involving 120 sedentary people aged 55-80 found that walking increased the size of the hippocampus, a critical area of the brain for new learning and creating long-term memories. P