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BM_Lisa_Lesson 8_4.14.10 - PSYC817:BrainMa0ers FoodforMemory

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Unformatted text preview: PSYC817:BrainMa0ers FoodforMemory T'aiChiStretchingandFlexibilityExercises T'aiChiStretchingandFlexibilityExercises NeurobicsExercise:WakeUpandSmellthe Vanilla Wakeuptoanewscentsuchasvanilla,citrus, peppermintorrosemaryandacMvatenew neuralpathways! HowFoodAffectstheBrain PhysicalhealthandopMmalmemorycapacity arecloselyrelated Unhealthydietpa0ernsimpairmemoryand evencausedisorientaMon Korsakoff'ssyndromeiscausedbypoor nutriMon(deficiencyinthiaminvitaminB1)& individualswithKorsakoff'ssyndromeare profoundlyamnesic HowFoodAffectstheBrain(conMnued) SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory Eatahealthy,wellbalanceddiet NeuronsrequireadequatenutriMonfor normalacMvity Guidelinesrecommendvarieddietlowin fatandhighinnaturalfruits,vegetables, wholegrains,&protein SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) Eatfishtwiceaweek Neuronsneedthepolyunsaturatedfats, especiallythelongchainomega3fa0yacids foundinfish Fishisgoodbrainfood SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) EatO\en Yourbodyabsorbsnutrientsmoreefficiently whenyoueatsmallamountsspacedoverthe day SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) Drinkwatero\en AdequatehydraMonisimportanttoall bodilyMssues(includingbrainMssue) Drinkinglotsofwaterheightensenergy& improvesconcentraMon&mental/physical coordinaMon SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) TakeagoodmulMvitamin ThebestmulMvitaminformemoryisone thatincludes100percentofthe recommendeddialallowanceofB6,B12,&folic acid LunchisthebestMmetotakeamulMvitamin SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) IncludesomeanMoxidantsinyourdiet Thebuildupoffreeradicalsinthebodyis deleterious&anMoxidantsaresubstancesthat absorbfreeradicals(therebyprotecMngthe brain) SomeanMoxidantsare: beets,blueberries,broccoli,corn,kale,kiwi, oranges,pinkgrapefruit,plums,potatoes,red grapes,spinach,andstrawberries SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) ConsiderlimiMngyourcaffeineintake CaffeineactsasasMmulantinthenervoussystem Lowdosesofcaffeinecanimprovememorylikely throughamplifyingtheregistraMonprocess. HigherdosesofcaffeinecanbeoversMmulaMng SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) Sugarisnotyourfriend SugarhasaninvertedUshaperelaMonshipwith behaviorthereisanopMmaldosethat improvesmemoryfuncMon SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) Bealertaboutalcohol AlcoholiniMallyactsasasMmulant,butits majoreffectonthenervoussystemisasa depressant Highdosesofalcoholimpairandeventually destroyneurons SomeGoodFoodfortheBrainandMemory (conMnued) KeepahealthyskepMcismaboutdietary supplements Youhearaboutsupplementsformemorysuchas: ginkgobiloba,choline,DHEA, phosphaMadylseriene,LcarniMne&vinpoceMne NutriMonalsupplementsdonotneedtomeetFDA standards Thesesupplementscancauseharmfulsideeffects StorytellingAUsefulMemory Technique Licenseplate#:NM120F NewMexico,it's120degreesFahrenheit Newbornmalesare120tofemales(100) HWAssignment Thisweektrythe"WakeUpandSmellthe Vanilla"neurobicsexercisethatwediscussed. ...
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