As you age, it’s natural that things in the body start to go downhill. Your back aches, your knees creek a little more, and you’ll find there are days where you have to concentrate just a little bit more to get the job done. But when it comes to the brain, we have every reason to actively ensure it stays vital and functioning.
Scientists are continuously discovering new ways in which this amazingly complex organ works, and a lot of the factors that trigger age-associated cognitive decline can be thwarted with conscious lifestyle choices. Here are 8 behaviors that can help you naturally slow down degeneration and improve the overall health of your brain.