If you didn’t quite believe that sitting is one of the worst things we can do for our health, a new study should clear any lingering doubt. It finds that sitting isn’t just a physical health risk—it’s a neurological risk as well. The UCLA study reports that people who are more sedentary have thinning in brain regions linked to memory—and even high-levels of exercise don’t seem to undo the effects of sitting too much. (April 12, 2018)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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