Tag: brain


Rain Left Windies vs. Pakistan Test Match In A Spot Of Bother

No ball was bowled on the second day of the second Test match between West Indies and Pakistan, as the weather had the last say in a game already filled with drama and suspension. The region in its hurricane season experienced a heavy downpour of rain on Saturday, and conditions in Jamaica, in particular, made it unsuitable for cricket. Pakistan […]


Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Prescription For Fighting Off Dementia

When he’s not on CNN giving updates on the coronavirus, Sanjay Gupta is at his day job, as a neurosurgeon. “I’ve had a longstanding love affair with the brain,” he said. “You’re a brain surgeon — what’s it like to hold it in your hands?” asked CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook. “First time I ever operated on […]


How Meditation Can Change Your Brain

We have all heard of meditation at some point in our lives. Meditation has been practiced since ancient times, and practitioners believe that it helps them build concentration, willpower, and several other traits. Whether it is true or not has been left up to the people who practice it until now. Several recent studies have been published, comparing the brain […]


5 Brain Food That You Cannot Afford To Ignore

Today, more and more people are seeking to not only live longer, but also enjoy a better quality of life by maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Part of this involves watching what one eats. Here now are 5 brain foods that one will do well to consider: Spinach Remember those Popeye cartoons where the eating of spinach not only gave Popeye […]


5 Smartest Animals On The Planet

All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. — Cecil Frances Alexander Today, many people do not take time out of their busy schedule to reflect on the beauty and the wonder of the universe, let alone pay attention to the level of intelligence of the creatures […]


Does Junk Food Affect the Brain?

Can Junk Food Damage your Brain? When I was first asked this question, I had to ponder long and hard to give a reasonable, coherent response. So, I reviewed the literature to assess what the latest research revealed. There is an epidemic of diabetes, obesity and physical inactivity.  Debates on healthy diets have become a political issue. It is reasonable […]


5 Brain Foods

It is often said that food is good for the soul but it is also good for the brain. Here are some foods that when eaten will improve mental health. 1. Tomatoes Tomatoes are lycopene packed, that is they are loaded with antioxidant which provides protection against the kind of free radical that harm cells in the brain. 2. Blueberries […]