Simon Makin, Scientific American2017-12-25T22:29:26Z•2017-12-25T22:29:26Z•The brain's reward system learns the actions that produce positive outcomes, such as obtaining food or sex.His team identified a “signature” of impulsive urges in part of the brain's reward-learning circuitry, the nucleus accumbens.
Here are a few daily practices that can help you finally achieve your weight loss goals in 2018.The biggest problem with overemphasizing exercise is the “compensation effect,” says Dr.
“Fiber is great for brain health indirectly because it helps the gut work more efficiently, which increases the quantity and quality of the nutrients delivered to the brain,” says McCabe.Secondly, the unrefined carbs in the gluten-free flour blend and carrots and bananas keep blood sugar steady, ideal for all-day brain function.
National fast food chain Domino's has created a special edition topped with foods which could boost your brain power.The pizza, which it claims could aid focus, memory, and overall health is on sale from today, aimed at students studying for their January exams.
Both of us worry about our cardio and brain health (fearing dementia, as do most older Americans).Should there be other herbs or spices to help with pain and brain health?
As I mentioned in last week’s column, it’s important to carve out some quiet time during the crazy weeks of December.Reading is one way to decompress, so I am offering end-of-the-year reading suggestions which, of course, are available at the library.
Make fresh coconut milk by squeezing grated coconut with a touch of hot water to release the oils.Gently warm strained coconut milk in a small saucepan.
The Mediterranean diet draws on the healthy foods favored by people living in the region around the Mediterranean Sea.As I wrote in a column last year, we're essentially exporting Alzheimer's to the world -- one cheeseburger at a time.
In a report published in Science Advances, researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison detail a defined, step-by-step process to make a more exact mimic of the human blood-brain-barrier in the laboratory dish.The new model will permit more robust exploration of the cells, their properties and how scientists might circumvent the barrier for therapeutic purposes.
Eat your way to better health with these three recipes from Maggie's Recipe for Life.Use a skewer to devein the prawns, then toss them in the marinade and stand for 30 minutes.
This could just be a normal story about a few people going for a ride, except all three are driving the car at the same time.On Tuesday, Renault Sweden posted a fascinating (and sometimes harrowing) video revealing the details of a literal thought experiment that uses brain waves to control a vehicle.
A brain injury compromises a person's ability to predict incoming information and pay attention.Oculogica is another company developing eye-tracking technology for detecting brain injuries, though its EyeBox device hasn't yet received FDA clearance.
That’s the mindset behind MemoryMeals, healthy meal planning for senior living.Today on Indy Style, Chef Tom Stieglitz, Westminster Village North, and Ashley Bryan, Founder, MemoryMeals, explain what’s offered and how you or a loved one can benefit from the meals’ healthy benefits.
You don’t actually need to know about nutrition to get plenty of antioxidants – just eat a variety of brightly coloured foods.Then add to that grains, nuts, seeds, pulses, fish, good oils, dairy and meats.
Chef Madison Cowan stopped by to share some brain healthy recipes with CBS2’s Cindy Hsu and Andrea Grymes.Below is a full list of what he made:
Mediterranean Lemon Olive Oil Cake – featuring brain-healthy ingredients: Meyer lemons, olive oil and berries.
YieldMakes approximately 14-18 cupcakesIngredientsPink or white paper cupcake liners1 recipe batter for Red Velvet Cupcakes1 recipe Vanilla Butter Cream FrostingRed and black food coloringPastry bag and large round tipPreparation 1.Fill the cupcake liners two-thirds full with the batter and bake the cupcakes as directed in the recipe.
Turn down the heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook, uncovered, for 2 hours.Strain the broth through a fine-mesh sieve.
com/ and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series "MythBusters," and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel "Vsauce" brings its mind-blowing show to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, November 16 at 7 pm.About Adam Savage
One of the most highly regarded and watched series on Discovery Channel, "MythBusters" ran for 14 earth-shattering years.
The tech giant said Wednesday that its Google Opinion Rewards app has arrived on iOS in the United States.The app offers you a buck a survey to answer questions of interest to companies.
I found that each portion contained almost a whole cube of sugar (1 sixth of your daily allowance in one, supposedly healthy, biscuit), 0.2 grams of saturated fat, and 0.