Avoid Brain Drain

Avoid Brain Drain

Avoid brain drain with memory-boosting foods

Improve your mental health with common fruits, vegetables — even coffee

Food for thought
July 8: TODAY’s Matt Lauer talks to nutritionist Joy Bauer about foods that can help enhance your memory.
Today show

By Joy Bauer
updated 9:04 a.m. ET, Tues., July. 8, 2008

Every cell in your body needs a steady supply of oxygen and nutrients in order to stay alive and work properly, including brain cells. Because oxygen and nutrients are carried in the blood stream, anything that impedes blood flow will starve those all-important brain cells. The plain truth is that a healthy heart makes for a healthy brain. So keep your blood pressure and cholesterol in check, exercise regularly, don’t smoke and get at least seven hours of sleep each night. .... continued..... follow link

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