Intermittent Fasting and Cognitive Health

Intermittent Fasting and Cognitive Health

Intermittent fasting has gained popularity in the media in recent years, touting multiple benefits from improved metabolism and weight loss to decreased risk of many diseases. The good news is that the science behind intermittent fasting supports many of these claims....
Is Athleticism Genetic?

Is Athleticism Genetic?

It’s fascinating to see how the most elite athletes prepare and train for their sport of choice. While specific diet and exercise plans play an important role, it’s also becoming more apparent that genetics is an important factor in athletic performance. A 2018 study...
ApoE Information

ApoE Information

ApoE, or apolipoprotein E, is a protein with a wide variety of possible functions. The most well-studied is its role in transporting certain types of lipids (fats) throughout the body, including in the brain. The ApoE gene comes in three different forms – ApoE2,...
6 Brain Building Activities

6 Brain Building Activities

1. Be Active – Whether you walk, dance, swim, or cycle, the important step is to move your body. Start by setting a goal to add movement to your day or by counting your steps with a wearable fitness tracker or phone app. 2. Eat Clean, Eat Simple – Eat...
Understanding Dementia

Understanding Dementia

Dementia is not a disease, but rather a word used for a set of symptoms describing a loss of brain function. While memory loss is often the first symptom, dementia is actually when two or more brain functions are impaired together. These symptoms may include: Memory...