365 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power: Tips, Exercise, Advice

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Adams Media, Dec 17, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
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An apple a day doesn't just keep the doctor away, it can also improve memory. From eating the right foods to knowing the right exercises, becoming smarter isn't always about textbooks and tests. With this practical, interactive guide, you can amp up your IQ in no time! Filled with 365 tips and tricks to better the brain, you'll learn that: Gingko Biloba increases blood flow to the brain; learning a new language improves brain function; classical music will help your problem-solving abilities; sitting up straight doesn't just elevate your body, it improves your thinking process; taking a brisk walk builds a better connection between brain cells; eating at least one cup of blueberries a day reduces the effects of Alzheimer's disease or dementia; and other brain boosting facts! This book is all that's needed for smarter living starting now.
 

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Contents

PROTECT YOUR BRAIN
7
FEED YOUR BRAINBASICS
23
FEED YOUR BRAINGUIDELINES
45
FEED YOUR BRAINSUPERFOODS
67
SUPPLEMENT YOUR BRAIN WITH HERBS
81
NOURISH YOUR BRAIN WITH MINERALS
95
REPLENISH YOUR BRAIN WITH VITAMINS
111
CLEANSE YOUR BRAIN
131
TRAIN YOUR BRAIN
137
PHYSICAL EXERCISE TO BENEFIT YOUR BRAIN
143
SOOTHE YOUR BRAIN
153
NURTURE YOUR BRAIN
165
REJUVENATE YOUR BRAIN
173
STIMULATE YOUR BRAIN
179
CHALLENGE YOUR BRAIN
187
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Carolyn Dean, M.D. (City Island, NY), is a medical doctor and a naturopathic doctor. She attended Dalhousie Medical School in Nova Scotia, Canada and Ontario Naturopathic College and sits on the board of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. Dr. Dean is the health expert for www.yeastconnection.com, has been featured on their "Ask the Experts" column, and she is a regular guest on The View. She is the author of The Everything Alzheimer's Book.
Valentine Dmitriev, Ph.D. (Greenbank, WA), is a writer, educator, global lecturer, and consultant on education, cognitive development, and speech. She is the author of The Everything Build Your Vocabulary Book.
Donna Raskin (Rockport, MA) is a personal trainer, yoga teacher, and group exercise instructor certified by ACSM (The American College of Sports Medicine), ACE (American College of Exercise), and Reebok Spinning. She is the author of The Everything Easy Fitness Book.

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