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Winter 2017
ishing with family at the mature age of 83 years old and knows all the tricks of the trade when it comes to ishing. I have watched both ladies during my young adult life do exactly what I am about to share with you in this article. So, I hope you can use and see the value in what I am sharing.
Here are 3 ways to reverse the efects of aging on your brain so you can enjoy life into your 70’s and beyond!
How to Reverse the Efects of Aging on Your Brain
Here’s a few tips on how to keep your brain sharp into your 70’s and 80’s...
#1. Exercise
Surprise, surprise! I would highly suggest doing this irst thing in the morning. It makes for a much more productive day. Also, a recent study published
in a neurology journal found that people who exercise or get active at least once a week have a longer lasting memory.
#2. Be Friendly
Stay humble and friendly. If you live with someone, or do volunteer work, you improve your memory by almost 25% presumably because you keep the mind stimulated by meeting and speaking to other people.
#3. Do Puzzles
One of my favorites! you can’t go into Maw-Maw’s home without seeing a word puzzle on the kitchen table. Those newspaper puzzles like Sudoku and crosswords improve your memory, brain speed, and vocabulary too! It’s not just for older people and it works just the same on young minds too. Plus, they’re fun and a great way to kill time if you commute to work by public transport.
#4 Lumosity
It’s a funny word but basically this is brain training technology. Basically, it is games that you play to help with memory, attention, lexibility, speed of processing and problem solving. The best thing about this is that you are playing games on your phone or laptop. you really will have no idea your brain is exercising. So, if you have a smart phone, you should have this.
your brain is very much like your body, if you look after it, you’ll receive years of healthy and happy living. Start today! until next time train hard and eat healthy.
Quote Corner
“The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the oice.” - Robert Frost
Eat Yourself Thin
Sweet Grilled Peaches
(Serves Two)
1/2 (16 ounce) package frozen peach slices 1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1. Preheat a grill for medium heat.
2. Place peaches onto a large piece of aluminum foil. use two if necessary to hold in all the peaches without spillage. Drizzle the honey over the peaches, and sprinkle with cinnamon. Close the foil up, sealing tightly.
3. Place the foil packet onto the preheated grill, and cook for 10 minutes, turning once halfway through. Care- fully open the packet, and serve.
Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins Ready: 15 mins
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 244, Total Fat: 0.2g, Cho- lesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 9mg, Total Carbs: 64.9g, Dietary Fiber: 4g, Protein 1g. Recipe from AllRecipes.com n
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