AARP Life@50+ National Expo

Beautiful Minds, inspired by the National Center for Creative Aging and life’sDHA™, is a Silver Sponsor at this year’s AARP Life@50+ National Expo in New Orleans Sept. 20-22. The three-day conference is filled with live concerts, Southern food, home and garden tips, information for your health and more. The Beautiful Minds booth (#1721) will empower Americans to maintain…

Exercise your brain

Neurologist Dr. Majid Fotuhi says keeping your brain active as you age may help to generate new brain cells and make new connections in the brain. “I recommend my patients keep their minds engaged by doing brain-boosting activities such as brain games,” said Dr. Fotuhi. Happy Neuron is a game that uses logic, mental visualization, working…

Why should you choose foods packed with DHA?

Next time you break for lunch during work or a study session, consider ordering a meal with fatty fish or pack a lunch with foods fortified with DHA omega-3. The “Memory Improvement with Docosahexaenoic Acid [DHA] Study” (MIDAS), found that a diet rich in DHA can improve memory in adults 55 years of age and…

Memory: M-E-M-O-R-Y. Memory.

How did you do during your grade school spelling bee? If the answer is “not well,” try for a second chance at the AARP National Spelling Bee. The AARP Spelling Bee is taking place on August 11, and it is open to anyone 50+ years old. There are ways to prepare for memory tests, such…

Physical activity supports brain health

In honor of the Olympics, we are celebrating physical activity! While we are not all elite athletes, we can still incorporate physical activity into our daily lives. Exercise does more than burn calories to help our bodies stay in shape – it also supports our brain health. David Perlmutter, M.D., Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the…

Neurologist Majid Fotuhi, M.D., will join the world’s leading dementia experts for the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Vancouver this week to share and learn about the latest information in the field. Watch the video below to learn more about the conference or  visit the AAIC website to learn about what topics are being discussed.

Perfect Recipes for a Summer Picnic

Summer picnics are a great way to get outdoors and spend quality time with the family. So why not feed the ones you love quality food? Below are healthy recipes created by Elizabeth Somer, MA and RD. These easy recipes are perfect for summer picnics and they’re enhanced with DHA, the omega-3 fatty acid that…

4th of July: Four Ways to Help Maintain a Healthy Brain

We hope you had a great July 4th! In honor of the holiday, Neurologist Majid Fotuhi, M.D., Ph.D. provides four tips to help maintain a healthy mind. Exercise regularly Research has found associations between physical activity and improved cognitive skills. Tip: Engage in physical activity for at least 30 minutes every day to help build…

A Healthy Father’s Day Gift

From the time you were born DHA has been a key component for your developing brain and eyes. It continues to support brain and eye function throughout life. As a matter of fact, DHA is a major structural and functional fat found in the brain, and one of the omega-3 fatty acids recommended by the…

Put Your Memory to Work

You’ve heard about how the three R’s – reading, writing and arithmetic – are crucial to success. But are we forgetting memory? A recent online survey conducted by NMI Research and DSM Nutritional Products asked more than 1,000 participants working in eight professional fields as well as students and retired persons to rank eight skills…