Mind Your Brain

Category: LIFESTYLE


Stick to it

Even when you stick to a very healthy lifestyle that doesn’t mean you will never become ill. You will certainly greatly reduce your chances, but some factors simply are out of your control. What to do when you suffer some…

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Quality of life

We all hope to get old healthy and happy. Regrettably, this is not granted to everyone. When someone you care about has been diagnosed with dementia you don’t have to stand by powerless. There’s so much talk about dementia nowadays…

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Music to the ears

The healing power of music has been known for centuries. But for most of that time, music and music therapy have been seen as a soft addition to serious healthcare. In the past two decades, so-called hard science has shown…

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Food fashion

Many people have a love-hate relationship with food. The things they love, they can’t eat because they are not good for their health. So, as with all issues in life, it is a matter of adapting, of learning to love…

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Binding forces

It seems like a magic charm, the word antioxidants. The moment someone is talking about health and food, immediately the term antioxidants pops up. What exactly are antioxidants? And what do they do in our bodies? To get the answer…

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On doctor’s orders

A lack of sleep is devastating to brain health and immune system. The hormone melatonin plays an important role in sleeping. Melatonin supplements appear to be a welcome aid for people with sleeping problems. But having them available as over-the-counter…

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The fat is in the fire

Cholesterol ended up with a bad name due to its role in heart disease. But it is an essential ingredient of the body. We simply cannot survive without cholesterol. Due to our present way of living, many people suffer too…

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Better than drugs

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. There’s a lot of truth in this old saying we employ in the West. The Chinese have a similar saying. One hundred steps a day keep the doctor away. In stead of…

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Sweet turned sour

Some things are good for your health and bad at the same time. Glucose is such a thing. Without it you simply cannot survive, but too much of it will kill you as well. Our cells use glucose as fuel…

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Food and mood

It is so tasty and convenient, but also so bad for your health, that quick snack in the fast food restaurant. You will get a lot of the wrong kinds of fats and the producers also throw a lot of…

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