cognitive declineBerries are considered among the healthiest natural foods on earth. Health benefits of berries include antioxidant and anti-aging properties, improving blood pressure and lowering bad LDL cholesterol levels in blood, more effective weight management and lowered risks of inflammation. A great deal of studies have show that consuming berries on a regular basis can be a great natural solution to decease risks of brain disorders and cognitive decline like Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease. The fact that berries are good for brain was proven by a group of scientists from Tufts University and the University of Maryland who tried giving extracts of blueberries and strawberries to lab rats and found it very effective against the effects of oxidative stress and other effects of aging. Read the rest of this entry »

February 18, 2012

SmokingA team of experts of University College London finished their extensive work on analyzing possible effects of prolonged smoking on modern men’s health. They worked with the findings of several previous studies and, in particular, teamed up with the¬†employees of the British Civil Service on their individual research. In the end of the ends, they found out that such bad habit as smoking is actually strictly linked to more rapid development of cognitive disorders and cognitive decline in men. The detailed report about this research and other related comments were published this month in a peer-reviewed online medical journal Archives of General Psychiatry. Read the rest of this entry »