Health

3 Useful Health Tips

Health tips to keep you going:

  1. Some people say that one hour of sleep before midnight is worth two hours after midnight.
  2. If you’re studying for an exam or have an important interview, have dinner the evening before that includes fish. Fish is considered ‘brain food’ because it contains lots of Omega 3 fats, healthy for brain function.
  3. Low blood sugar increases stress. Eating small, frequent meals/snacks helps to maintain blood sugar levels. Keep fruits and veggies handy. Herbal teas also help reduce stress.

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Health Tip: Forest Bathing

Forest Path in Part Shade

Image credit: LookLagoon.com

Health tip: I heard on the radio that a walk in the forest is more beneficial for the brain than a walk elsewhere, such as a walk in the city. So I did a little research. In Japan, a walk in the forest is called shinrin-yoku – it means “forest bathing.”

A study in the Journal of Affective Disorders found that volunteers suffering from depression who took a 50-minute walk in the woods improved their brain function and were better able to Continue reading