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Feed Your Brain

“You are what you eat” is a very well known and slightly overused phrase. The problem with overused phrases is that we say them so much that they tend to lose their meaning. When you really take a look at Read More >

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Feed Your Brain

“You are what you eat” is a very well known and slightly overused phrase. The problem with overused phrases is that we say them so much that they tend to lose their meaning. When you really take a look at the information, you start to realize what a huge impact nutrition has on brain function. Our brain needs fuel, but it needs the right kinds of fuel to function well. It is estimated that 20% of our caloric intake is used by our brain. Read More >

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Marbles Top 10 Gifts for Grandparents

Following our Top 10 Gift List for Kids that was announced yesterday, we wanted to release our Top 10 List of Gifts for Seniors! All items are hand-picked, expert-tested, certifiable fun ways to a healthier brain, and are sure to please any aging brain. (Really they will please anyone, whether you’re 8 or 108!) Read More >

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Brain Myths: Debunked!

Brain Myth #1: The brain doesn’t make new brain cells. Fact: Wrong! You can create new neurons and synapses by exercising your brain. The 100 billion neuron cells in your brain process and transmit information, but with stimulation (i.e. brain Read More >

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Is it all downhill from our 20’s?

Of course not. We know that many things get better with age, experience and maturity. However, a recent study at the University of Virginia found that certain mental abilities peak in one’s 20’s. Performance on three key tests for mental Read More >

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