Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

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Omega-3 helps working memory.

Many people take fish oil supplements as a precaution: to protect against heart disease, joint disease and brain disease. Numerous studies have indicated that having sufficient omega-3 in your diet is crucial for optimal brain health and functioning. But most of these...

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How is it our food affects how we think?

Why is it that in a world where malnutrition is more likely to be associated with obesity, that it is just so hard for us to resist the lure of burgers and hot fries? We are constantly bombarded with healthy food messages: eat your greens, eat more fish, eat 2 fruit...

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Truth, lies and nicotine: Does smoking help your brain?

Nicotine is good for our brain isn't it? What? The question came from an attendee at one of my recent Brain Fitness workshops. Mmm I thought, how do I answer this one appropriately? It's a really curly question because yes, while nicotine has been shown in the...

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Is taking fish oil just a red herring?

There have been countless studies examining the role of fish oil and in particular Omega-3 in relation to brain health. Eating oily fish is part of the Mediterranean diet, a diet that has been shown (again through research) time and time again to assist in promoting...

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Cut the sugar to save your brain.

The incidence of Type Two diabetes is escalating dramatically across the world. It has been described as being at pandemic proportions. There are over 310 million people around the world with diabetes and over one million Australians. Worse still is the realisation...

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Why green tea is good for your brain

Green tea is known to be packed full of powerful antioxidants which help to protect us from cancer and heart disease. It has also been thought to be good for enhancing memory.   A new study from Chonquing in China has now revealed how green tea boosts brain cell...

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