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The brain is the most complex and important organ in the body. Learn more about the factors affecting brain development and the general health impacts on learning, cognitive ability and stress.
Your brain is the most sophisticated and fascinating organ in our bodies. It’s our internal ‘supercomputer’, it has the important role of controlling every cell and process in our bodies. Our brain health refers to our ability to think, remember, learn, concentrate and perform everyday tasks. Caring for your brain and keeping it healthy into old age is highly important for its function and your overall health. How your brain works The brain is made up of dense and highly organised populations of nerve cells (neurons), which are connected in a complex three-dimensional network. Neurons are cells that process, transmit and receive
It is widely known that consuming fish oil is beneficial for your well being. Fish oil is an essential nutrient, and when you look at the different health areas it benefits, it includes brain, neural, cardiovascular, eye, immune and musculoskeletal. So why does fish oil have many health benefits? Because it is a rich source
ABSTRACT: How do you know whether your child suffers from ADD/ADHD? Sometimes it can be difficult to tell. There is a general list of symptoms associated with inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity. Nutrition is highly important in children and often these symptoms may appear due to poor nutrition. High energy foods such as deep fried foods, and fluctuating sugar
Lifestyle factors have a large impact on brain health and function. Being able to recognise negative influences or lifestyle factors within your life is the first step in getting control of your life. Then, it is up to you to take the next step to do something about it. Positive lifestyle activities lead to inner
Abstract: We don’t always know what foods are good for our brain, which is why it is important to seek advice on nutrition for optimal brain function. Your diet affects your brain and the way it functions. What you eat will have a big influence on your mood, behaviour, thoughts, and emotions. Your diet affects your brain
Abstract: What do we really know about ourselves and our brain? What makes your mind different to that of the person next to you? Understanding the mind has consumed many scientists and philosophers over the ages without concrete findings to show for it. Even with advanced and powerful modern medical approaches, we do not have an
Abstract: Your brain health is somewhat dependent on omega-3 fatty acids such as DHA and EPA. Omega-3 fats are essential nutrients for optimal brain structure and function. Important from conception to the grave, omega-3 provides neural support, brain development, and nutrient supply for maximal performance. KEYWORDS: omega-3, brain, nervous system, DHA, EPA, Kids Intelligent, Neurocard Since the 1970’s,
ABSTRACT: Bacopa or brahmi has been used for thousands of years in Indian “Ayurvedic” medicine as a brain tonic to improve brain activity. In an increasingly competitive world, brahmi has rapidly become popular. Stress and anxiety affects learning and memory. Bacopa reduces these negative effects while providing benefits in learning and memory. Brahmi enhances nerve impulse activity
ABSTRACT: Widely appreciated for their effectiveness in the treatment of arthritis, Omega-3 fish oils seem to have earned the esteemed reputation of being “good fats.” In recent years, further evidence has emerged to suggest that omega-3 may also be beneficial in combating depression, with several large-scale epidemiological studies correlating high dietary fish intake with a lowered
Abstract: Nutrition plays a major role in your child’s ability to concentrate, learn and achieve. Fast growing bodies need all the nutrition they can get. Even if your child already enjoys a good diet, they may still stand to benefit from improving their nutrient intake as many children are often lacking in some (or many) nutrients.
Dr. Joshua Laing The traditional use of Bacopa monniera (bacopa) which has been centered on the neurological and mental health clinical benefits is now well-supported by modern medical research in the laboratory and the consulting room. Originally used in Ayruvidevic medicine, bacopa has a long history for its empirical use by clinicians as a “brain tonic”. As broad
Many herbs come and go depending on trends and new research, however ginkgo biloba has proven to be a consistently recognizable therapeutic herb within the healthcare community, with many clinical applications. Originating two hundred million years ago, Ginkgo is the world’s most ancient extant tree, and there have been hundreds of scientific studies done on
Nutrition plays a major role in your child’s ability to concentrate, learn and achieve. Fast growing bodies need all the nutrition they can get. Even if your child already enjoys a good diet, they may still stand to benefit from improving their nutrient intake as many children are often lacking in some (or many) nutrients.
The majority of brain growth and development occurs in the last stage of gestation and the first three years of life. What is achieved during this critical window of opportunity largely influences our intellectual, emotional, cognitive, sensory processing and motor control skills and abilities as adults. Essential to brain function, particularly during growth is the