A new study published in Neurology confirms what many of us already thought. Exercise is good for your brain as well .
1,000 people over the age of 75 were studied. Those who had jobs that required critical thinking skills, such as analyzing data or resolving interpersonal conflicts, had half the rate of mental decline of their counterparts in less challenging occupations.
Few people realize that it IS possible to overdose on certain vitamins. Here's a few you might want to watch out for:
Vitamin B6: More than 100mg a day might cause nerve damage
Vitamin C: One study indicated that consuming high doses of Vitamin C increases the risk of developing kidney stones among men
Vitamin D: Taking over 10,000 IUs a day may lead to problems like loss of appetite and kidney problems
As always, consult your medical professional about any vitamins you may be taking.