Exciting Back Page News!

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Exciting Back Page News! A teensy-weensy benefit from a drug to treat brain disease is treated like the moon landing. Big benefit from fitness is usually buried in the back pages, but it’s actually the bigger news. 6-minute HIIT workout boosts BDNF more than 90-minute light intensity, and more than intermittent fasting, and certainly more than Lecanemab.

Shopping at the Reality Store – 27 Years Dead

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Does it hurt your feelings or your physiology? (Time to pick up some things from the Reality Store.) High sugar intake promotes obesity…and obesity promotes dementia. “There are no bad foods” & the idea that ‘obesity’ is stigmatizing…just the latest offerings from grievance junkies doing real harm while claiming to be helping people. Twenty-seven years ago today, obesity killed my father and we didn’t care what it was called.

Strength Braining

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Strength training improves cognitive decline and provides neuroprotective benefits for the hippocampus. But don’t get too caught up in targeting types of exercise for specific brain regions.

Should Brain Fitness Cost an Arm and a Leg?

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Stop making fitness fancy. Fitness is not a product. Health is not something you buy. Brain health is no different. But it likely will not stay that way. It can be hard enough to be healthy even when it does not cost a small fortune.  I believe fitness – including brain fitness – should be available […]

Take 3 Months Not Off

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Alzheimer’s doesn’t come out of nowhere – it comes out of everywhere. I had to go on hiatus from this blog to work on a big brain fitness and Alzheimer’s project that is coming soon.

Brain Games are NOT Enough

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Sit still or take a pill? You bet I will. The reality of brain games cannot live up to the unrealistic expectations we put on them, but “moving brain games” can fulfill the promise of brain health.