Not sleeping enough:
Sleep is essential for brain function.
Smoking damages blood vessels and reduces blood flow to the brain.
Drinking too much alcohol:
Alcohol is a neurotoxin that can damage brain cells.
Eating a poor diet:
A diet high in processed foods, sugar, and unhealthy fats can damage the brain.
Exercise is good for your whole body, including your brain.
Stress can damage brain cells and shrink the hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for memory.
Social interaction is important for brain health.
Even mild head injuries can damage the brain.
“Take a moment out of the day to enjoy what's on your plate.”