Be Brain Fit http://bebrainfit.com Brain Health and Fitness Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:58:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 How to Improve Short-Term Memory http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/improve-short-term-memory/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/improve-short-term-memory/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:19:44 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=37137 What is short-term memory, exactly? Understand what it is, how it compares to working memory, and the four things you must do to improve your memory … You forgot why you walked into a room. You can’t remember something you just read. You met your new neighbor then immediately forgot her name. If moments like these sound familiar, […]

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Brain Food: A Tasty Way to Brain Health http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/brain-food-brain-health/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/brain-food-brain-health/#comments Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:59:50 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=35739 Eating the right foods for your brain is a smart way to help improve your memory, focus, and mood, and prevent mental decline. Find out the 9 best brain foods … Your brain is a hungry little organ. Weighing in at only 3 pounds, it uses 20% of your daily calorie intake. It needs a lot […]

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Brain Exercises That Keep Your Mind Sharp http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/mental/brain-exercises-mind-sharp/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/mental/brain-exercises-mind-sharp/#comments Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:36:56 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=35631 The right brain exercise delivers real improvement in memory, clarity, focus, and mood. Learn about neurobics, brain training, meditation, even knitting! Just as your body benefits from doing a variety of physical exercises — aerobics, strength training, and stretching — your mind benefits from doing various kinds of brain exercises, too.  But understanding what kinds of exercise your brain really needs […]

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Overcoming Memory Loss: Causes and Solutions http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/memory-loss-causes-and-solutions/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/memory-loss-causes-and-solutions/#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:15:03 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=35400 Learn the common causes of memory loss, what you can do to overcome it, and how to know when it’s serious. Loss of memory is often avoidable and treatable … Memory loss is often associated with getting older but it can happen to anyone at any age. If you are older, the first conclusion you […]

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Choosing Memory Supplements That Work http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/choosing-memory-supplements/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/choosing-memory-supplements/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:46:36 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=35204 The best memory supplements contain two ingredients that outperform all others in boosting memory, focus, clarity and mood. Learn how they do it … Our population is growing older. More people of all ages struggle with brain fog and attention problems. Students are under constant pressure to increase mental performance. Our brains are overloaded with the million […]

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Brain Vitamins Essential to a Healthy Brain http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/brain-vitamins-essential-healthy-brain/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/brain-vitamins-essential-healthy-brain/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 02:57:07 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=35019 These brain vitamins are key in helping improve your memory, focus and mood while guarding against mental and physical diseases. Make sure you’re getting enough of these … It’s impossible to get brain-healthy nutrition from diet alone these days. Stress, sugar, caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, medications, and poor digestion are just some of the issues that increase […]

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Why Human Brains Have Gotten Ever Smaller http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/why-human-brains-have-gotten-smaller/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/why-human-brains-have-gotten-smaller/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:46:09 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=32900 It’s widely believed that the human brain continues evolving to get bigger and smarter, but this is a myth. The average human brain (relative to body size) has been getting smaller, not larger! In the last 10,000 – 20,000 years, the average brain has shrunk the size of a tennis ball. Domestication Leads to Smaller Brains About the same time […]

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Memory Enhancing Drugs – Do They Work? Worth the Risk? http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/memory-enhancement-drugs-do-they-work-are-they-worth-it/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/nutrition/memory-enhancement-drugs-do-they-work-are-they-worth-it/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:24:46 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=8756 Are memory enhancement drugs really smart drugs? Do they really improve memory and focus? Read about the pros and cons of safety and effectiveness … Taking memory enhancing drugs to improve learning capacity and recall has led to an interesting debate. Athletes are considered “cheating” if they use steroids — is using drugs to gain an […]

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Robin Williams and the Growing Epidemic of Depression http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/robin-williams-and-the-epidemic-of-depression/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/robin-williams-and-the-epidemic-of-depression/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:08:55 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=34247 Robin Williams’ suicide shocked the world. It seems unfathomable that someone so manically funny, who brought so much laughter into our lives, could be plagued with depression. As his beloved alien character Mork might have said … “Does. Not. Compute.” Outwardly, it appeared that he had everything to live for — loving family, adoration from fans, respect of […]

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Memory Loss: When It’s Normal and When It’s Serious http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/memory-loss-normal-serious/ http://bebrainfit.com/lifestyle/drains/memory-loss-normal-serious/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:43:56 +0000 http://bebrainfit.com/?p=4851 How much memory loss is normal? Learn the difference between common and serious memory symptoms and the steps you can take to improve your memory … If your memory isn’t what it used to be, you may think that some memory loss is just an inevitable part of getting older. But memory loss can happen […]

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