How Emotions Can Rule Your Heart and Your Brain

February was Heart Health Month on Brain Health Matters, and it was also the first month that the show became a podcast! So, we did our best to chat with the most knowledgeable experts we could find on matters of the heart, in particular, our emotions. But what do emotions have to do with brain […]

Vegan Pan de Yucca

Everywhere you go in Ecuador, you will find kiosks selling pan de yucca (yucca bread), often alongside yogurt. When we first moved here it was my go-to on-the-go meal, but when I went totally vegan, I could no longer enjoy these tasty gluten-free treasures. But – where there is a will, there is a way! […]

Boost your Energy, Boost your Brain

If we want to have a good memory, reasonable mobility and fully awakened senses, then we must have efficient energy supply to our brains. Though the brain comprises only about 2% of an adult’s weight, it uses 20% of the energy produced by the body. Just as computers need a reliable, clean power supply to […]