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Brain Health Matters

Brain Health Matters

How satisfied are you with your memory, ability to recall information, and focus each day?  If you’re like the many people that I’ve spoken with over the past few months, you probably feel like there could be room for improvement.  Our brains have the incredible responsibility of providing us with the framework for how we navigate, communicate with, and even find meaning in the world.  But more often than not, we feel like our brain may not be functioning to its full ability.  Even further, many are stressed by the looming fear of cognitive decline during aging and uncertainty of...

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Stressed? Here Are 5 Ways That Could Help You

Stressed?  Here Are 5 Ways That Could Help You

In the wake of COVID19, it’s easy for stress to become a constant state of being.  Many of us are worried that we are going to get the virus, or if we will be able to keep our jobs, or how we will pay rent, or even about that dreaded trip to the grocery store with long lines and people.  The unknowns that this season of life has brought have simply been stressful.  Unfortunately, stress affects a lot more than just our mental state.  When some kind of feeling is occuring in the mind, there is also a change in...

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4 Surprising Foods That Can Help Fight Memory Loss and Forgetfulness

4 Surprising Foods That Can Help Fight Memory Loss and Forgetfulness

This used to happen to me all the time. I’d walk into the kitchen, and suddenly, had no idea what I had been looking for. Or I’d walk out of the store, and think  “Ugh, where in the world did I park my car?” There were times when I would meet someone at an event, introduce myself and shake their hand, then “Oh no! What was their name again?”  We’ve all been there. It's embarrassing, frustrating, and frankly, quite scary!   Memory, both short and long term, is something almost everyone feels slipping away with age.   Luckily, it doesn't have to...

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Grocery Shopping? Use the Three S Rule for Healthy Eating

Salt, Sugar, & Serving Size: the Smart way to Decode Nutrition Labels Grocery shopping has always intimidated me. Where’s that item I’m looking for again, did they move it… did I remember everything on my list? Is this option for the best price? Enter Covid-19, and grocery shopping that used to just be stressful, is a downright nightmare. With the added pressures of lines, facemasks, social distancing rules, quantity limits, and more, I’m often tempted to skip checking those complicated nutrition labels and high-tail it out of the store as fast as possible!  I couldn’t do it anymore. So, I...

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Cinco de Mayo Brain Food Fiesta!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with brain health nutrition options!   Here are five tips for your day:  1) say adios to conventional tortilla chips!  2) go with black beans  3) use Remi's taco recipe  4) choose your tortillas wisely  5) homemade salsa is the way to go   Remi's Spicy Mango Fish Tacos  Remi's Spicy Mango Jalapeno Salsa  

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