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Ketogenic diets and brain health (part 4)

Is a diet where you can eat chocolate-dipped bacon AND lose weight too good to be true? Part ...

The neuroscience of the gut-brain connection (Part 1)

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Gut-Brain Health – What Neuroscientists Are Calling “A Paradigm Shift”

The trillions of microbes that inhabit your body are collectively called the microbiome. They outnumber your own cells ten ...

The coffee drinker’s guide to better brain health

Two early-morning long blacks. A lunchtime flat white (especially if I'm near a cafe). And sometimes a sneaky ...
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How to become a centenarian – 9 lessons from the people who’ve lived the longest.

Late last year in my Meet the Neuroscientists interview series, I spoke to Charlene Levitan who studies centenarians ...
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Is your brain safe from sugar?

Did you quit sugar yet? I haven't... I try to limit refined, processed junk, and follow a Mediterranean diet, ...
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Can berries, grapes and red wine prevent memory loss?

Last week I wrote about why berries may not be the brain-boosting super food we've all been lead ...
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Why berries may not be a brain-boosting super food (part 1)

Early October and the mulberry tree over my back fence is laden down with fruit.  I picked three ...

Mediterranean Diet. The best diet for your healthy aging brain

you’re an astute reader of my blog then you’ll notice that, apart from blogging about how to drink ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.