Meet the 2014 Beautiful Minds

A beautiful mind is physically fit, well-nourished, creative and mentally-engaged — and the latest science indicates that there are a number of very simple but powerful things you can do to help ensure that your brain remains strong, healthy and beautiful as you age. To inspire Americans to learn more about brain health, life’sDHA (http://www.lifesdha.com)…

Sleep – it does a body good

Anyone who has ever suffered from insomnia or even a few bad nights of tossing and turning knows just how important sleep is for a well-functioning brain during the day. Getting 7-8 hours of sleep a night can make a huge difference to your overall heart and brain health, says Dr. Michael Roizen, co-author of…

Recipe: Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup

It doesn’t look like winter is going anywhere in a hurry. Warm up with this soothing soup from nutritionist Elizabeth Somer. “Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup is sure to be a crowd-pleaser,” says Elizabeth. “It’s delicious and comforting on a cold winter day.” Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup Ingredients 1 49.5-ounce can chicken broth 1 pound chicken…

New Year, New You: How to stay with your nutrition goals

If you’ve made a resolution to live a healthier life in 2014, congratulations! We all know how important exercise and healthy diets are, but it can be difficult to stick with them. A lifestyle change is often more effective than any single action. Why not use the four dimensions of brain health as your basis…

Celebrate Shape Up Month

January is National Shape Up US month, founded by the nonprofit Shape Up America!  We thought you might appreciate a few ideas to get active during the winter months and celebrate Shape Up month both indoors and outdoors: Volunteer with your local Special Olympics Go dancing Play fetch with your dog at a park Go indoor…

Step into the New Year with a smile

Being happy is almost a universal goal for everyone. Why not start 2014 off on the right note – with a big smile? Majid Fotuhi, MD, PhD and author of Boost Your Brain: The New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance has nine brain health tips to help you be happy: Get a check…