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How Food Connects Us With Memories

How Food Connects Us With Memories

The science of the human brain is no stranger to scrutiny. The various neural pathways, segments, and chambers of the mind have been studied, bisected, and dissected to an exceptional degree. If you scour the internet, you’ll find the amount of information available...

Why Is Taste Memory Important

The science of taste is a fascinating case study. So many unique intricacies make the way we interact with food and drink deeply personal. It’s funny, we all have the same parts of the brain responsible for taste, yet we respond to flavors in wildly different ways....

Gustatory Memory: Can You Taste a Memory?

Have you ever taken a bite of something and realized instantly that whatever you put into your mouth just wasn’t for you? Maybe it was the texture or the smell. Or perhaps it was a salty bitterness that rubbed your taste buds (also called gustatory receptor cells) the...
5 of the Best Essential Oils for Dementia

5 of the Best Essential Oils for Dementia

Experts are hopeful that a cure for Alzheimer’s and dementia is on the horizon, and there’s been significant success in the development of treatments that may delay or slow the onset of symptoms often associated with a decline in cognitive abilities. Some of these...
4 Best Foods for Dementia Patients

4 Best Foods for Dementia Patients

Our nutritional needs evolve as we age. Older adults often need fewer calories but may require a greater level of nutrition. Several factors play a role in this shift: Activity levelsChanges in metabolismDeterioration of bone and muscle massHealth...

Why Is Smell Linked to Memory?

Many believe that smell has a more vital link to emotional memory than any of our other senses (sight, sound, touch, and taste). And it’s not difficult to understand why. The smell of freshly cut grass, the scent of sunscreen on the wind, the mouth-watering aromas of...