February 7, 2012

Brain FunctionThough milk is known as a healthy natural beverage, there are various opinions about how much useful this natural product can be for adults. Children are recommended to consume milk in order to provide their body with sufficient amounts of calcium and proteins, strengthen their bones and teeth, increase their intake of natural vitamins and so on. Many scientists say that milk consumption is good for adults as well, and can help prevent such diseases as osteoporosis and others. However, some experts believe that milk can not be good for adults and can increase our risks of heart disease, atherosclerosis, and other cardiovascular problems. I suppose, moderate consumption of milk will not harm the health of neither children, nor grown-ups. Read the rest of this entry »

December 26, 2011

InsomniaIn our times, insomnia and various sleep disorders are very common health conditions, and a great deal of people are affected by them. Young or old, rich or poor, we all sometimes suffer from inability to fall asleep at night, or waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall asleep again. Unfortunately, there is no an effective cure for this problem, and the existing sleeping pills can only help us remove the symptoms for some short period of time. Besides, using sleeping pills is linked to serious side effects including memory impairment and possible irregularities related to poor brain function. Read the rest of this entry »

December 17, 2011

CoocaCocoa is an excellent and very healthy food with numerous health benefits suitable for both children and adults. As a recent study suggests, a regular cocoa consumption is linked to improved brain function and better memory. On the background of increasing cases of Alzheimer’s disease and other mental disorders linked to aging and not only to it, these findings about positive effects of adding cocoa to our daily diet definitely have a great meaning. At that, scientists underline that the earlier we start using such ‘cocoa treatment’ to strengthen our brain function, the less chances we have to suffer from mental disorders and related health conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

September 3, 2010

berries Those of us who eat berries like strawberries, blackberries or blueberries (fresh or frozen) on a regular basis should not worry about their mental abilities and memory, even in the old age. The scientists say that the compounds which can be found in these types of berries can help in keeping our brain healthy and young, as well as supporting its essential functions and processes as we¬† age. Read the rest of this entry »