Exercising the Brain
Excerpt from What Should I Eat Book 2 – Food as Medicine By Rudy Scarfalloto D.C.
Engaging the brain in intellectually challenging activity increases the production of neurotransmitters and causes brain cells to branch out and develop new connections. This, in turn, prevents or delays the onset of degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and allows patients to make a more complete recovery from strokes.
• Problem solving
• Learning new information and skills
The rule of thumb for brain regeneration is to do something new and different.
• Do something new and different
• Do something that is outside the box
• Do something that you find intriguing
• Do it without criticism or harsh judgment
• Do it as a child would do it
• Do it just because you want to.