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…

Physical activity tips

Physical exercise is important for brain health, improving cognitive skills and may reduce the risks of cognitive decline. Nelson Dellis is the two-time USA Memory Champion and understands the importance of physical activity. “Physical activity helps improve circulation throughout the body and more importantly to the brain. As a result, you feel sharper and more…

Summer outdoor exercise tips from the two-time USA Memory Champion

Exercise significantly improves your health in many ways — from helping to maintain a healthy weight and keeping cholesterol levels in check, to maintaining good blood flow to the body and encouraging growth of new brain cells and connections. Nelson Dellis is the two-time USA Memory Champion, who can memorize more than 300 numbers in a…

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…

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…

Sailing the Great Loop at 62

        John Guider, 2011 Beautiful Mind, professional photographer, adventurer, boater and author, has traveled 5,500 miles of America’s waterways, including the entire Mississippi, in small motorless boats. And he’s doing it again. He built a boat and has been traveling a route known as the Great Loop, a course down the Mississippi,…

Fitness Tips From a Pro

Ernestine Shepherd is the world’s oldest female body builder, at a young 75 years old. Ernestine says it takes determination, dedication and discipline to be fit, and that getting fit can happen at any age.                           Here are three of her favorite exercises:…

Support Your Family’s Brain Health

Staying healthy as a family is the best way to ensure each member is getting what they need to grow and sustain a healthy mind. There are simple nutrition tips and exercises you can do as a family to ensure everyone is healthy as they grow. Elizabeth Somer, M.A. and registered dietitian suggests families spend…

Diet and Fitness Tips for Your Kids

Did you know that it is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week? A healthy body is important for a healthy mind, especially for children. Proper nutrition and outdoor play can go a long way in supporting mental health. When adults think of exercising, they imagine weights and a stair master. It’s a bit different for…

Get moving and improve your memory!

Memory is just like any other muscle in your body. It grows stronger the more you nourish and exercise it. Exercise significantly improves your health – from helping to maintain a healthy weight and keeping cholesterol levels in check, to maintaining good blood flow to the body and encouraging growth of new brain cells and…