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Brain health: Low-protein, high-carb diet just as good as low-calorie diet

New research, published in the journal Cell Reports, suggests that a low-protein, high-carb diet may be an easier alternative to calorie restriction for people looking to preserve brain health and prevent cognitive decline. Components of traditional low-protein, high-carb diets include lean fish and sweet potatoes. As the world’s population ages, protecting against cognitive decline is… Read More »

Scans show the areas of the brain that become activated when an addict thinks about their vice

How the brain reacts to cocaine, alcohol and cigarettes: Scans show the areas that engage when addicts think about their vice Stimulates region at the front of the brain that is linked to pleasure Could lead to treatments that ‘switch off’ networks in this part of the organ Similar non-invasive therapies are used in depression… Read More »