Don�t Forget Your Brain (Health)!

February 15, 2013

Your brain is your body’s control center and keeping it healthy helps keep your whole body healthy. Often times, however, our physical ailments take center stage. But did you know that mental health and physical health are connected? This is why it is important for us—from birth to old age—to keep our brains happy and healthy. Whether we do this by working on our daily crossword or carving out time each day to focus on activities that keep us positive, activities that improve brain health improve our overall health, too.

When it comes to maintaining brain health, there are four specific areas on which to focus:

  1. Nutrition: Keeping a healthy diet of veggies, fruits, whole grains and lean protein (nuts, chicken, turkey) not only does a body good, but your brain a...