Should I get 10,000 steps per day?
Science-based, health promotion or marketing ploy? If you have some sort of exercise watch or gadget, most likely you’ve heard of the goal to get 10 000 steps each day. Even if you don’t, you probably know someone who talks about their daily step goal. They’re walking every chance they get, while watching TV (like…
Foods for Your Brain and Mental Well-being
You are what you eat. And not only that, you think based on what you eat as well. We’re learning more and more about the effect foods have on mood, how we think, and whether one gets dementia in later life. Most of us have a go-to comfort food or reach for certain foods when…
The Connection Between Exercise and the Brain
It’s long be said; strong body, strong mind. And that’s certainly true. While medicine separates the body into different organs, there’s no denying everything is connected. When your body’s tired, overworked or sick, it’s hard to think, remember and process information. In contrast, when you’re body’s healthy and strong, you think better too. So what…