Infographics About Brain Health and Fitness

On these pages, you'll learn about a variety of brain health and fitness topics using infographics. You'll use their visuals and copy to grasp concepts quickly. And they're fun!

The Cold, Hard Facts About Fish Oil


Your brain needs omega-3 fatty acids. They’re a critical building block of each and every cell in your brain. Yet they’re largely missing from our modern diet. The Harvard School of Public Health says that a mere 1% of us get enough from our diets. Unless you eat wild-caught salmon or sardines or grass-fed meat daily, […] Read more »

Why Butter Is Good for You

Butter’s another food with a bad rep. The reason is that not all butter is created equal. Almost all the butter found in supermarkets is not grass-fed butter, the kind of butter talked about below. There are many foods that we have been told are unhealthy. Often, as in this case, it is because the […] Read more »

Take a Break for Health

Taking a break from constant or repetitive work tasks is one of the best things you can do for your health AND your productivity. If this idea doesn’t seem like common sense to you, just read below about all the benefits you get from breaks and all the bad stuff that can happen if you […] Read more »

Music Lessons Make You Smarter

As we say on, learning, especially learning art, music and dance, is just great exercise for the brain. This infographic shows the beneficial effect music lessons have on performance in skills like math and reading. They also improve memory, planning skills, IQ and SAT scores. And just because this infographic focuses on younger people […] Read more »

A Brief Overview of Memory

If you’re looking for a brief overview of memory — how it works, causes of memory loss, and ways to improve it — this infographic has it in a nice-looking package. Memory is a key cognitive skill, but it is just one of many cognitive skills that work together to make your brain “you”. It’s […] Read more »

Amazing Benefits of Coffee and Tea

Here’s an interesting collection of facts and figures about coffee and tea. Like most foods, you can go crazy with coffee and tea, drink too much of it, and cause yourself some problems. But there are many benefits to drinking these beverages, especially certain types of coffee and tea, including help in preventing brain disorders […] Read more »

The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup

Is sugar one of your favorite food groups? Think you’d like to cut down but it’s really not that bad for you?  There are a lot of health problems that stem from HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) — one of food manufacturers’ favorite ways to add sweetness to their products — but there are plenty […] Read more »

National Nut Day

October 22 was National Nut Day! Not that kind of nut — the kind you eat. Include nuts and seeds in your diet. They are loaded with healthy fats, magnesium, and vitamin E that your brain needs. One neat diet trick is to eat nuts before a meal so you’ll be less hungry and will […] Read more »