Tag: Health News 2017

  • Your Brain and Athletic Activities, Plus Booze and the Brain: Compelling and Knowledgeable, Neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier is Back With Insights, Bio Hacks, More

    When it comes to our brains, how much we move and what we eat and drink has a powerful impact on them and strongly affects our mental functioning. When it comes to movement, a recent article on US News’s website How to Prevent Athletic Injury by Training Your Brain talked about how we can use our brains to prevent injury while working out. To discuss this and more, we welcome back neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier to delve into how we can all be more mindful when it comes to partaking in athletic activities. Dr. Willeumier has provided us with a list of five bio hacks that people might want to consider when it comes to their athletic endeavors. As far as what we eat and drink, Dr. Willeumier goes into detail about how alcohol has a negative impact on the brain.

  • Doctors Taking Patients Food Shopping? Energetic and Insightful Neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier Back to Discuss that and More

    An article on CBS LA's website titled, Some Doctors Prescribe Food Instead Of Pills To Treat Certain Patients was published recently. The piece took a look at how some doctors are taking their patients to the grocery store to shop for healthier foods, as an alternative to prescribing medicine. Various studies have shown that improving eating habits can lead to improved heath and diminished challenges to the well-being of a host of people. A particularly important question is how best to get people to change what they eat. To speak about this topic, we welcome back neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier. Kristen focuses on brain health and has experience when it comes to diet and exercise. She has conducted weight loss classes with former NFL players, within the context of improving brain health. Featured columnist Jay Bildstein joins us for this segment.

  • Our Favorite Neuroscientist, Dr. Kristen Willeumier is Back: Discusses Pre-Super Bowl 51 Events, Former New York Jets Great Mark Gastineau’s Health Challenges, More

    A few weeks ago, Dr. Kristen Willeumier had the opportunity to attend some pre-Super Bowl 51 events in Houston. While there, the neuroscientist met some NFL players. Above, you can see a picture of her with former Buffalo Bills star Thurman Thomas. We welcome back Kristen to talk about her experiences at some of the events in Houston, leading up to Super Bowl 51. Speaking of former NFL players, it was recently reported that New York Jets great, all-time team sack leader, Mark Gastineau was diagnosed with dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Willeumier provides us her thoughts on Mr. Gastineau and the challenges he faces. Featured columnist Jay Bildstein joins us for this CYInterview.

  • Neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier Super Bowl Bound: Gives Tips For Brain Healthy Super Bowl Foods

    This coming Sunday, millions of Americans will watch Super Bowl 51. A good portion of them will indulge in a variety of snack and party foods. If you are going to a Super Bowl party and want something that is good for the brain and overall health, what would be some good snacks to eat? We welcome back neuroscientist Dr. Kristen Willeumier to answer that question. From nuts to baked sweet potato fries, she shared with us some great ideas on healthy foods you can make or have at your Super Bowl party this coming weekend. Speaking of the game in Houston, Kristen will actually be there. She fills us in on that and her hopes to spread her brain health knowledge during the Super Bowl festivities.

  • 2017, Make it a Year for Brain Health! Neuroscientist, Dr. Kristen Willeumier is Back to Give us Insight and Information on Improving Our Brains

    We made it. It is a new year, 2017. What will it bring? In so many ways, this year will be what we make of it. It could be the best year of our lives. Yet, for that to happen, we must take charge of our lives. This is particularly important when it comes to our health. When we think of our health, we often focus on things like losing weight. Perhaps, we might consider getting off the weight gain/weight loss merry-go-round and adopt a lifestyle that has us maintaining our weight. We will get into that subject in a future segment.