3 Ways Growing a Garden Can Prevent Cognitive Decline

Getting your hands dirty in the garden has been linked to longer life, better emotional and social health, and healthier diets. Can these benefits extend to brain health? YES! Growing your own food, whether in the backyard or a community garden, can keep your body and brain functioning at their best. Inactivity is significantly linked to severe cognitive impairment, and …

Breathe at Your Own Risk

In a new study, researchers came to the dramatic conclusion that there’s an undeniable relationship between air pollution and cognitive decline. This could explain why, in recent years, cognitive disease diagnoses like Alzheimer’s are on the rise. Researchers from China were especially concerned about rising levels of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, and particulate matter <10µm in 2010 and 2014. Given …