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You are what you eat – quite literally. While we’ve always known our diet has an effect on our physical health, new research shows that our brain actually functions differently depending on our diet. Consuming healthier foods with plenty of “antioxidants, minerals and vitamins” help prevent our brain from “oxidative stress” which can damage cells….

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Mental illness affects more people than you think. “One in five American adults experience a mental health condition every year…half of mental conditions begin by age 14 and 75 percent of mental health conditions develop by age 24.” Illnesses like depression have an affect on all kinds of people, even celebrities that are seen as…

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Everyone has experienced a boost in their happiness when they give someone they care about a gift. Well, according to new research, generosity can be a sign of happiness overall. Dr. Phillippe Tobler, one of the study’s authors, claims: “You don’t need to become a self-sacrificing martyr to feel happier…[just] intent alone generates a neural…

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It’s always important to make healthy diet choices, and according to research, blueberries can help memory and cognitive function overall. The study was performed on 47 older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Some individuals were given a blueberry powder for 16 weeks, while the other half of people were given a placebo. Professor Robert Krikorian,…

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