Be Brain Fit http://bebrainfit.com Brain Health and Fitness Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:57:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Essential Nutrients for a Healthy Brain http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/healthy-brain-nutrients/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/healthy-brain-nutrients/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:35:47 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=40091 Certain nutrients are essential for brain health and fitness. Yet many of us are deficient in them. Learn how to easily improve memory, brain fog, mood and depression … Your brain needs the same nutrients that every cell in your body needs.  It needs both macronutrients and micronutrients.  […]

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Can Serotonin Rich Foods Boost Mood and Brain Health? http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/serotonin-foods-mood-brain/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/serotonin-foods-mood-brain/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:33:51 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=40137 Learn how to use food to increase low serotonin levels naturally. Addressing serotonin deficiency can help depression, anxiety, learning, appetite and sleep … Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that plays a large role in mood, learning, appetite control, and sleep. It’s believed that low serotonin may be responsible […]

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Change Your Oil: Benefits of Coconut Oil for Brain Health http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/coconut-oil-benefits-brain/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/coconut-oil-benefits-brain/#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:06:45 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=39870 The benefits of coconut oil for brain aging, memory loss, depression, and neurological disorders are due to the unique properties of medium-chain triglycerides and lauric acid. Get practical information on making coconut oil a part of your diet … For decades, coconut oil was considered an […]

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Evidence-Based Benefits of Meditation for the Mind & Body http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/mental/benefits-of-meditation/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/mental/benefits-of-meditation/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 01:45:26 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=39542 There are many health benefits of meditation; it doesn’t just reduce stress. Google, the US Marines, and LeBron James use it. Learn the many kinds of meditation too … The human brain thinks thoughts. That’s what it does — to the tune of 50,000 per day. (1)  […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Green Tea, EGCG and L-Theanine http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/benefits-green-tea-egcg-l-theanine/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/benefits-green-tea-egcg-l-theanine/#comments Sat, 06 Dec 2014 06:12:09 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=39371 Green tea, EGCG and l-theanine offer many health benefits for your body and brain. Learn how to get the best results from green tea and its extracts … If you live in a coffee-loving country like the US, you may be surprised to learn that tea is […]

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Health Benefits and Side Effects of Turmeric vs Curcumin http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/benefits-side-effects-turmeric-curcumin/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/benefits-side-effects-turmeric-curcumin/#comments Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:59:44 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=38996 Turmeric and curcumin have many health benefits but pay attention to their differences and side effects. Learn if they work better as food or supplements … Historically spices were treasured for the unique flavors they brought to food and for their healing properties.  Most spices provide some medicinal benefits. […]

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Best Memory Improvement Tips of All Time http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/mental/memory-improvement-tips/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/mental/memory-improvement-tips/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:59:50 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=37457 From ancient Greece to modern day, these are the best memory tips ever. Boost performance at work or school with practical ways to improve your memory … What’s the difference between someone with an exceptional memory and the rest of us who can’t find our car keys? Most people […]

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The Connection Between Statins and Memory Loss http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/statins-memory-loss/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/statins-memory-loss/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:30:09 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=39041 Memory loss and dementia are some of many side effects of statins. Are statins even effective against heart disease? Learn doctor-recommended alternatives … If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, it’s very likely your doctor prescribed a type of cholesterol-lowering drug called statins. Statin drugs are the most […]

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Wheat and Gluten: Why They’re Bad for Your Brain http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/wheat-gluten-brain/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/wheat-gluten-brain/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:46:59 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=39026 The gluten in modern wheat and high-carb diets have led to a rise in brain problems and obesity. Two medical authorities explain why and what to do about it … Wheat and gluten are under attack. First there was the bestseller Wheat Belly which blamed wheat […]

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Benefits of 5-HTP for Anxiety, Depression and Sleep http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/5-htp-benefits-side-effects/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/5-htp-benefits-side-effects/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 23:04:28 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=38335 5-HTP has shown promise as a treatment for mood disorders and insomnia. Learn the benefits of 5-HTP and its side effects before you try a 5-HTP supplement … Millions of people suffer with anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders. Taking a 5-HTP supplement shows promise in […]

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