Brain Health: Diet, Exercise, and Disease Prevention
Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
The New York Academy of Sciences
Healthy nutrition, sleep, and regular exercise have long been known to boost the immune system and to promote longevity. But, what effect do these life style choices have on the brain? Certain foods are marketed as “brain foods”, promising to boost your cognitive function and stave off neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer’s. Other evidence suggests that exercise can boost memory and learning. However, what is the evidence behind these claims? This panel convenes experts in the fields of geriatric medicine, nutrition, and neuroscience to help illuminate this topic.