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Brain Gains

www.ironmanmagazine.comDid you know that your brain uses 20 percent of your energy but makes up  only 2 percent of your bodyweight?

How about this one: Your brain is about 78 percent water, so staying hydrated is important for brain function. Interesting mental-faculty facts from the March/April ’12 Well Being Journal.

Also reported in that issue: Mice given pomegranate juice navigated mazes 35 percent faster than their peers, which shows heightened memory and learning. The pomegranate-fed animals also had 50 percent less plaque buildup in their brains.

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