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Ways to keep your brain healthy

Published on Dec 05, 2023 10:19 AM IST
  • From stimulating the brain with puzzles to consuming a nutrient-rich diet, here are a few ways to keep the brain healthy.
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The brain is hugely impacted by the food we eat, the way we socialise and the lifestyle we lead. In order to maintain good brain health, we need to watch our lifestyle and ensure that we provide proper rest and healthy nutrients to the brain for proper functioning. "Our brains are susceptible to many influences, like substances, food intake, exercise and much more. It is very important to nourish your brain, as it can avoid or stall cognitive decline and diseases like dementia," wrote Psychologist Alf Lokkertsen. Here are a few ways to keep the brain healthy.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 05, 2023 10:19 AM IST

The brain is hugely impacted by the food we eat, the way we socialise and the lifestyle we lead. In order to maintain good brain health, we need to watch our lifestyle and ensure that we provide proper rest and healthy nutrients to the brain for proper functioning. "Our brains are susceptible to many influences, like substances, food intake, exercise and much more. It is very important to nourish your brain, as it can avoid or stall cognitive decline and diseases like dementia," wrote Psychologist Alf Lokkertsen. Here are a few ways to keep the brain healthy.(Unsplash)

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Challenging the brain with new games and puzzles helps in stimulating the brain and keeping it engaged with new things. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 05, 2023 10:19 AM IST

Challenging the brain with new games and puzzles helps in stimulating the brain and keeping it engaged with new things. (Unsplash)

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Incorporating regular physical exercise in our lifestyle helps in keeping the brain fit and healthy. It also helps us to relax the nervous system. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 05, 2023 10:19 AM IST

Incorporating regular physical exercise in our lifestyle helps in keeping the brain fit and healthy. It also helps us to relax the nervous system. (Unsplash)

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A nutrient-rich diet loaded with protein, unsaturated fat, fruits and vegetables helps in providing necessary nutrients to the body. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 05, 2023 10:19 AM IST

A nutrient-rich diet loaded with protein, unsaturated fat, fruits and vegetables helps in providing necessary nutrients to the body. (Unsplash)

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At least seven hours of sound sleep is mandatory for the brain to recharge itself and process properly. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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At least seven hours of sound sleep is mandatory for the brain to recharge itself and process properly. (Unsplash)

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Interacting and socialising with people around us helps the brain to trigger the processes and also alleviates the risk of depression.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 05, 2023 10:19 AM IST

Interacting and socialising with people around us helps the brain to trigger the processes and also alleviates the risk of depression.(Unsplash)

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